March 13, 2018
Talking Back, Acting Out: Behaviors We Love to Hate
Why does this keep happening? And why does it push my buttons? And what can I do about it? Come explore the messages behind behaviors, and the expression of anger and frustration in different personalities. Find out how your responses can impact the dynamics for better or for worse.
April 10, 2018
Bullying and Boundaries
Bullying happens in our families, schools, playgrounds and work places. In this session, we’ll talk about ways to help our children navigate the pitfalls of bullying behaviors. We will also provide information on establishing and maintaining appropriate boundaries for children and families.
May 8, 2018
Consequences - The Myth of Being in Control
In this session, we will discuss effectiveness and pitfalls of consequences and alternatives that will work for your family.
June 12, 2018
Sensory Child: More Than the Five Senses We Learned About in School
Some children’s behaviors may be contributed to by sensory processing challenges rather than intentional meanness or bad behavior. Learn about our senses and how they are processed in our brain. We will share sensory strategies and ways to help your child when their sensory system is not functioning smoothly.
July 10, 2018
Discipline: How to Stay In Control Without Being Controlling
Who is in charge? Or should we ask who is in charge of what? When children learn how to be their own authority they also learn how to respect the authority of others. Infants, toddlers, school children and teens all need personal authority and parents who can carry authority for them.
Aug 14, 2018
Family Communication: How to Communicate Clearly & Effectively
Explore how we are speak and listen to our kids and how our kids are listening and talking to us. Learn simple communication techniques that will enhance the openness and clarity of your family communication.