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Classes

Winter 2017 Classes and Talks

The classes at Parents Place are small with no more than 12 parents to allow for discussion. The talks at other locations are larger with less personal interaction.

Crash Course in Curtailing Whining and Manipulation

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Northside Santa Clara Library , Free

Learn how to stop negotiating when it’s inappropriate and how to state directions and limits clearly. This is the path to more cooperative children.

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Empowering Daughters

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Rinconada Library in Palo Alto

Girls need parents skilled in supporting the growth of their self-esteem and their ability to express themselves. Learn about their developmental stages and how to keep lines of communication open so they feel accepted and valued.

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Shy and Sensitive Kids

Tuesday, January 31st, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Santa Clara Northside Library

Shy and sensitive kids need parents well-trained in the art of empathetic listening. With this skill that you will learn in this class, you can gently guide your kids toward greater confidence and self-expression.

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Turning Craziness into Calmness – Avoiding Power Struggles

Ages 9-14

Tuesday February 28th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Parents Place in Palo Alto, CA. $40

Discover how to defuse your intensity so you can turn a potentially crazy time into a calm one. Learn from brain research the keys and solutions to your emotional turmoil. Take control of yourself so you can create the cooperative and harmonious family you desire.

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