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Need something to offer families to support their growth and ability to be the best adults they can be in the life of their child?

Clear=Kind Essentials of Household Relationships (NEW!)

YOU KNOW THOSE TIMES WHEN EVERYONE IS MELTING DOWN, YOU'RE CRYING AND EVERYTHING IS FALLING APART? Analyze the ways we get in our own way, investigate how our family shaped how we treat others, and improve your tools to lead with clarity, confidence, and certainty. (5-week series)

Conversations with Children About Consent 

Discussing the aspects of boundaries and consent with young children can seem so incredibly daunting and uncomfortable that we sometimes avoid the conversation altogether. Learn how to talk with children about their own voice and choices in a way that acknowledges the various facets of consent. Learn some basics of consent, the ways we inadvertently teach children that consent is not important and practice strategies to bring back to your home.

Children and Aggression: Is There Such a Thing as a 4 year-old Bully?

“Bullying is a behavior, not an identity.” With nearly one in five children experiencing aggression each year, it is no wonder this topic is on the minds of families. Creating a safe, happy, and healthy childhood is a common goal we all share. This workshop explores resources and options to address this behavior and discusses how to offer support and guidance to all parties involved. Learn how to build empathy and assist your students to identify ways to increase understanding toward others.

Big Emotions! Keeping Your Cool When Things Get HOT!

We all experience emotions that are BIG and hard to manage. Learn ways to support your child with the calm, assertive presence of a 'mossy rock'. Explore ways to help your child self-regulate when the world seems to be crashing down.

Fostering Independence at Home & in the Community

Have you heard your child say "I want to do it myself!"? Maybe your child doesn't seem to WANT to do anything without help. There are ways to empower them with the tools and the courage necessary to do hard things. You can offer opportunities to practice becoming independent and let your child experience the feeling of competency and pride that comes from being able to do all the things that make us human.

Supporting With Empathy: Make it Better With Real Connection

Empathy has the power to calm children experiencing big emotions. It can make children instantly feels better knowing that the adult in their life understands them and welcomes their emotional expression. Learn simple ways to let children experience being authentically heard, seen and understood within clear, calm boundaries. When a child feels this, her ability to skillfully manage emotions grows. Practice some self-reflection to pinpoint approaches that support and do not support children with empathy. When empathy is calm, reassuring, patient and real, it always works to deepen the relationship.

 

 

 

 

 

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