Parenting Class Sept. 7- Stop Power Struggles with Strong-Willed Children

Effective Discipline With Your Strong-Willed Child (Elementary/Middle)—2 sessions  Thursdays, September 7 to September 14, at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Strong-willed children want to cooperate, yet they need to be approached differently than easygoing children. Rather than ending up in power struggles, break this cycle and learn how to win cooperation effectively. You can bring…

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Music Classes for Parents and Children Ages 0 – 4 San Mateo Parents Place

  Music Together Fall Sessions Are Starting! Join the musical experience with singing, dancing, and instrument play. (For parents/caregivers and children aged 0 – 4 years) Thursday Mornings, September 7 through November 16 9:30 to 10:15 AM or 10:30 to 11:15 AM   (No classes on 9/21 or 10/5) OR Thursday Afternoons, September 7 through November 16 3:30 to 4:15…

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Parent Ed Class: Teaching Cooperation – based on Alfie Kohn’s Book Punished by Rewards – Aug. 24, 2017

Teaching Cooperation without Stickers, Snacks or Screens (Preschool/Elementary)  Thursday, August 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM Referencing Alfie Kohn’s Punished by Rewards, we will explore how consequences and rewards can get in the way of children’s growth and ability to learn. We will also look at how to use encouragement and praise to motivate your child to behave and…

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Media Rules for Kids from Challenge Success at Stanford University

Media Rules This article is from the Challenge Success website in the section for parents. These are the main points made at the parent education event that they mention below. Do you feel that media is all-consuming and rules your family life? Our Fall 2016 parent education event, Media Rules: Healthy Connections in the Digital Age, explored how…

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Give Allowance at the End of Your Family Meeting

Life can seem so busy and everyone in a family has different schedules. This makes having a family meeting very challenging. However, unless connection and discussion time is made a priority, the distance between family members will increase and parental influence will decrease. You’ll be running after problems rather than proactively solving problems. So, make…

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