Time Out, Consequences and Rewards: What Are We Really Teaching?
These parenting 'tools' may work quickly, but are they really helping our children develop the long-term skills and qualities we want? This workshop will look at what we know about the possible negative effects of these methods and provide parents with more effective tools.
Thursday, September 26th; 6 pm - 8 pm, Marysville Library
Contact: Marysville Parks and Rec - 360-363-8450
Eating, Sleeping, Toileting: You Can't Make 'Em Do It
These are three of the most challenging early milestones, and are often difficult for parents. This class will help parents (and other caregivers)of young children understand these issues, developmentally and emotionally, as well as explore tools that will help avoid the power struggles that often result.
Thursday, October 3rd; 6 pm - 8 pm, Marysville Library
To Register: contact Marysville Parks and Rec - 360-363-8450
Parenting With Positive Discipline
Date: Saturday, November 2nd & Saturday, November 9th, 2013 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM both days; Comprehensive Life Resources, 1201 South Proctor, Tacoma, WA 98405
This 2-day parenting series, based on the book 'Positive Discipline' by Jane Nelsen, EdD, introduces parents to a model for raising children that helps them feel a sense of connection, that is respectful and encouraging, and that teaches valuable social and life skills. Positive Discipline is evidence-based and reflects the theories of Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikurs.
Cost: $100 per person
Register: Call 253-686-3179 or firstname.lastname@example.org