Parenting Challenges- Quick Hit Workshops

Repeat, repeat, repeat - YELL! Need to stop the cycle?

Going to Bed? No Way! Rise and Shine? UGH!!!

Yelling, Screaming, Punching. Sibling Battles Getting Worse?

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Why Don’t My Kids Listen to Me? (for all parents & caregivers)

A 90 minute workshop


Are you tired of saying the same things over and over? Do you find yourself giving in to your kids’ demands and/or yelling at them? How many times Do you have to tell them? Come to this workshop and learn how to gain your children’s cooperation without nagging, bribing or yelling.

Yelling, Screaming, Punching. Sibling Battles Getting Worse?

Going to Bed? No Way! Rise and Shine? UGH!!!

Yelling, Screaming, Punching. Sibling Battles Getting Worse?

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Sibling Rivalry: “But They’re Hurting Each Other!” (for all parents & caregivers)


Sibling fighting, teasing and bickering are some of the biggest frustrations for parents. Learn why children fight and what you can do to help your children become friends and fight less often.

Going to Bed? No Way! Rise and Shine? UGH!!!

Going to Bed? No Way! Rise and Shine? UGH!!!

Going to Bed? No Way! Rise and Shine? UGH!!!

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Bedtime Battles and Morning Mayhem (for parents & caregivers of 5-12 year olds)


Mornings are a hot spot for trouble in many families. Parents need to get out of the house on time, but the kids aren’t cooperating. How do you motivate them to move – without resorting to nagging, yelling or bribing? Learn why mornings are stressful and how to achieve a more peaceful, productive start to everyone’s day.

Have Hormones and Attitudes Rocked Your World?

Homework! Can't get it started, Can't get it finished - AHHHH!

Going to Bed? No Way! Rise and Shine? UGH!!!

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NEW!  Parenting Teens: Your Changing Role (for parents & caregivers of 13-18 year olds)


Why does your teen all of a sudden seem like a stranger compared to the loving child you raised? Adolescence begins with puberty and ends when the child’s developmental tasks are completed. Explore each task in detail: independence and autonomy; the growth of abstract thinking; and forming identity, social and spiritual. Learn how your role changes to THRIVE with your teen, not just survive.

Homework! Can't get it started, Can't get it finished - AHHHH!

Homework! Can't get it started, Can't get it finished - AHHHH!

Homework! Can't get it started, Can't get it finished - AHHHH!

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Making Homework a Habit (for parents & caregivers of 5-12 year olds)


Do you want to be less involved in the school assignments, but worry that if you step out of it nothing will get done? Learn how to plant seeds of self-motivation in your child and teach skills for planning ahead and managing schoolwork. Support your budding scholar without taking over or going crazy.

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day! Digging Deeper Workshops

Exhausted and Exasperated by Tantrums, Picky Eating and Crying! This is the class for you!

"Because I Said So..." not cutting it these days? Looking to build self esteem & keep your sanity?

"Because I Said So..." not cutting it these days? Looking to build self esteem & keep your sanity?

Preschool Family

Parenting Preschoolers 8-week Program  (2.5-5 year olds)


In this 8-week class you will learn positive discipline methods to calm tantrums, avoid power struggles and engage your child’s cooperation. Insight into your child’s temperament and developmental stage along with guided practice with setting limits calmly and consistently will equip you with a parenting toolbox you can use throughout the years of childrearing.

Course topics:

  • How your child’s development and temperament influence behavior
  • Solutions for morning dawdling, bedtime battles and sleep issues
  • Power struggles and tantrums—getting to calm
  • Healthy eating and stress-free toilet training
  • How to encourage your child’s confidence, capability and beginning independence
  • Techniques to help your child practice self-control and self-regulation
  • Why conventional discipline methods don’t work—and the positive tools that do work
  • How to nurture a warm, happy relationship with your child and have more fun as a family


"Because I Said So..." not cutting it these days? Looking to build self esteem & keep your sanity?

"Because I Said So..." not cutting it these days? Looking to build self esteem & keep your sanity?

"Because I Said So..." not cutting it these days? Looking to build self esteem & keep your sanity?

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Parenting Essentials 4-Week Workshops: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (5-12 year olds)


Part 1:  Initial 4-week Program

From the very first class your frustrations will begin to ease as you understand why children misbehave and the changes you can make to bring more order, calm and fun back into your family life. You will learn a framework for positive parenting and the practical skills to raise responsible, cooperative, successful children.


Part 2:  Second 4-week Program

Building on the foundation of positive parenting, PEP II introduces more skills and guided practice for ending power struggles, talking so your children really listen, using consequences and working out solutions with children. Class time is structured for individual problem solving, helping all participants better understand their children’s goals and figure out how to respond more effectively.

  • New tools and insights for setting limits
  • Using consequences, working to agreement and finding common ground with your child
  • Effective communication—listening to understand, talking to be heard
  • How to hold a Family Council meeting, with opportunity for practice and feedback