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October 10, Private Elementary School Fair, San Mateo, CA

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Communication Skills | 0 comments

October 10, Private Elementary School Fair, San Mateo, CA

8th Annual Private Elementary School Fair Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM A unique opportunity to engage with 35 schools! The only Peninsula event that connects families with multiple private and independent schools at the same time. Speak informally with school representatives and find the right fit for your child and family. • First 100 families get a beautiful printed guide to schools • Children Are Welcome! • Light Snacks Provided • Fee $10 per family • Walk-ins welcome to attend Check our website to see which schools are...

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Positive Discipline Course Based on Jane Nelsen starts October 6

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

Positive Discipline Course Based on Jane Nelsen starts October 6

Positive Discipline Course (Preschool/Elementary School Aged Kids) Wednesday, October 4, 11, 18 & 25,  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Parents Place in Palo Alto, $90 – $160 During this series of four sessions, based on Jane Nelsen’s Positive Discipline books and interactive activities, discover how better to understand your child’s behavior; discipline with friendship, love, and respect; and find common-sense solutions to everyday challenges. $160 for 4 sessions Register Posted and taught by Cynthia Klein, Bridges 2 Understanding, has been a Family...

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Challenge Success / Stanford Parent Ed Night Oct 20

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

Challenge Success / Stanford Parent Ed Night Oct 20

Challenge Success is an amazing organization working towards creating more healthy learning environments in schools and families. I highly recommend that you attend. The event will get sold out, so purchase your tickets today. Bill and I will be there. Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., M.S. Ed Keynote Speaker  Raising resilient children and teens who thrive in our rapidly changing and uncertain world is no small task. What can parents do to best support mentally and physically healthy kids who are engaged in learning and have strong connections with...

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October Parenting Classes in Palo Alto at Parents Place

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

October Parenting Classes in Palo Alto at Parents Place

Sign Up Now! Palo Alto Parenting Workshops Parenting The Positive Discipline Way—Four Sessions (Preschool/Elementary) Wednesdays, Oct. 4 – 25, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Cynthia Klein is teaching Mothers & Daughters—Connecting & Letting Go—2 sessions (Middle/High School) Wednesdays, Oct. 4 & 11, 7:00 – 9:00 PM  Romance of Risk: Helping Teens Stay Safe (Middle/High School) Tue., Oct. 17, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Public or Private? Choosing the Best Elementary School for Your Child and Family (Preschool/Elementary) Thu., Oct. 19, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Bye-Bye...

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Don’t Nag Your Kids! Collaborate Instead

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Communication Skills | 0 comments

Don’t Nag Your Kids! Collaborate Instead

 When you have a problem that both you and your children want to solve, start with the Collaborator Role rather than the Director Role. Everyone will be happier in the family when issues are discussed, solutions are found, and you encourage successful follow through. (Learn how to decide on your role.) You first need to tell your family that you are no longer going to be in charge of, for example, getting out of the house on time, because this approach turns you into a nag. You’ll find solutions together instead. After you make this...

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Check out Private Schools in the Bay Area Oct. 10 at 5:30

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

Check out Private Schools in the Bay Area Oct. 10 at 5:30

8th Annual Private Elementary School Fair Tuesday, October 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM A unique opportunity to engage with 35 schools! The only Peninsula  event that connects families with multiple private and independent schools at the same time. Speak informally with school representatives and find the right fit for  your child and family. • First 100 families get a beautiful, printed guide to schools • Children Are Welcome! • Light Snacks Provided • Fee $10 per family Check our website to see which schools are attending Special thanks to our...

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Parenting Discussion About Emotional Turmoil of Teens 9.13. in Palo Alto

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

Parenting Discussion About Emotional Turmoil of Teens 9.13. in Palo Alto

13 Conversations About “13 Reasons Why” (Middle/High School) Wednesday, September 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is an unflinching look at suicide, teen cruelty, rape culture, and adolescent emotional turmoil and trauma. Teens and tweens are entrenched in a world of social media that may give the illusion of connectivity, but can just as easily be isolating. Although the series advocates for communication and basic human decency, it doesn’t explore the role of depression and other underlying mental...

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Children ages 0 – 4, Music Class in Palo Alto Starting September 14

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

Children ages 0 – 4, Music Class in Palo Alto Starting September 14

Music Together (For parents/caregivers and children aged 0 – 4 years)  Thursday Mornings, September 14 through December 7 9:30 to 10:15 AM or 10:30 to 11:15 AM (10 classes) (No classes on 9/21,10/5 or 11/23) Fee: $235 for 10 sessions for the first child; $110 for siblings starting at 9 months; 8 months and under are free. OR Monday Mornings, September 18 through November 27 9:30 to 10:15 AM or 10:30 to 11:15 AM (11 classes) Fee: $254 for 11 sessions for the first child; $125 for siblings starting at 9 months; 8 months and under are...

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

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

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 out the best in yourself and your children. With Cynthia Klein, BA. $90; $60 for additional parenting partner. Learn more about Cynthia Klein at her website,...

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Parenting Classes in San Mateo for all ages

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Organizations Information | 0 comments

Parenting Classes in San Mateo for all ages

San Mateo Parenting Workshops Drop-In Play (Birth – 5 years) Mondays, 9:30 – 11:30 AM;  Wednesdays, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM; Fridays, 9:30 – 11:30 AM Music Together, Session One, 9:30 – 10:15 AM (Birth – 4 years) Thursdays, Sep. 7 – Nov 16 Music Together, Session Two, 10:30 – 11:15 AM (Birth – 4 years) Thursdays, Sep. 7 – Nov 16  Music Together, Session Three, 3:30 – 4:15 PM (Birth – 4 years) Thursdays, Sep. 7 – Nov 16  Music Together, Session Four, 4:30 – 5:15 PM (Birth – 4 years) Thursdays, Sep. 7 – Nov 16  How To Talk So...

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