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School refusal, also known as school avoidance, is a misunderstood and complex challenge. While school refusal is often viewed as misbehavior, in most cases students are simply too anxious to enter the school environment and, in the cases of some st...

Date: April 14, 2022 12:00 pm EDT/EST
Topics: mental health, rules/routines, school, teen safety
Ages: School Age, Teens & Young Adults

Got questions? Bring them on! Applying new parenting approaches often requires support. You may be changing parenting practices that have been handed down from generation to generation and we’ve got your back as doubts and frustrations may arise. ...

Date: April 12, 2022 8:00 pm EDT/EST
Topics: positive relationship
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

It has been said that perfectionism is a trait that makes life an endless report card on accomplishments or appearances. The tendency toward perfectionism has increased significantly among young people over the past 30 years. It can be associated wi...

Date: April 06, 2022 12:00 pm EDT/EST
Topics: emotions, Health/Wellness
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

You don't have to go it alone. Being able to recognize the behavior as symptoms and having a clear plan about how to invite cooperation and respond to challenging behaviors will reduce your family stress and strengthen your child's positive behavior...

Date: April 05, 2022 12:00 pm EDT/EST
Topics: communication, cooperation, rules/routines, sibling conflict, special needs
Ages: School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Are you raising your voice too often and wishing for more patience?  Are you concerned that you are too strict or too easy?  Do you sometimes think there must be a better way?  You are not alone.  Join us for this int...

Date: March 23, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
Topics: cooperation, discipline, rules/routines
Ages: School Age

Screen time is a red-hot issue between parents and children. Parents complain they can’t get screen time under control and kids can’t seem to get enough. Over half of parents say their kids are “addicted” and, even among young children, crav...

Date: March 23, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
Topics: communication, rules/routines, technology
Ages: School Age, Teens & Young Adults

We parents of young children have too much to do and not enough time to do it. So certain things fall off the to-do list, and fitness is usually one of the first to go. At the same time, we know deep down that we are more patient and positive when w...

Date: March 16, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
Topics: Health/Wellness
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Una mejor relación con su hijo comienza con ayudarlo a comprender y hablar sobre sus propios sentimientos y los sentimientos de los demás. Esta habilidad se llama "inteligencia emocional" y le ayuda a sentirse mejor consigo mismo y a acercarse má...

Date: March 16, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
Topics: communication, cooperation, emotions
Ages: School Age

Many parents try punishment or persuasion to help misbehaving or withdrawn children to improve their behavior. You have likely discovered that these methods are not especially effective, especially with children who display special needs. This class...

Date: March 16, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
Topics: communication, emotions, mental health, special needs
Ages: School Age

Are your children asking difficult questions? Wondering how to respond to their worries? Feeling stressed yourself about this topic? Let's talk. Peace At Home founder Ruth Freeman, LCSW will be joined by Hanna Brinkhaus, LCSW to think out loud about...

Date: March 15, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
Topics: co-parenting, communication, cooperation, discipline, independence, teen safety
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Healthy social emotional skills (SES) for gifted teens are learned and reinforced when schools and families work together consistently and with good communication. Social emotional skills help kids learn to: manage feelings, develop an awareness of ...

Date: March 14, 2022 8:00 pm EDT/EST
Topics: communication, cooperation, rules/routines
Ages: School Age

Family meals are associated with school success, lower rates of teen problems and an assortment of positive outcomes. Yet, parents find it hard to keep consistent mealtimes and often mistakenly use feeding and mealtimes to try to enforce healthy eat...

Date: March 02, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
Topics: cooperation, Health/Wellness, rules/routines
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Got questions? Bring them on! Applying new parenting approaches often requires support. You may be changing parenting practices that have been handed down from generation to generation and we’ve got your back as doubts and frustrations may arise. ...

Date: February 16, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
Topics: positive relationships
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Parent stress has dramatically increased since the start of the pandemic, but children's essential needs haven't really changed.  Parents are less stressed when they recognize myths that may cause family conflict and understand what's most i...

Date: February 10, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
Topics: communication, cooperation, emotions, rules/routines
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Does the idea of talking with your child about sexual orientation feel difficult or even a little scary?Are you confused about the changing ways that many in our society see these issues?Feeling the need for some guidance about how to support your c...

Date: February 09, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
Topics: communication, LGBTQ+
Ages: LGBTQ+, Parenting Essentials, School Age, Teens & Young Adults
School Success Recorded Class

Does your child seem unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school? Do you play homework police instead of connecting positively with your child? Are you confused about what will really help?  Many parents feel overwhelmed or o...

Date: February 08, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
Topics: cooperation, discipline, independence, school
Ages: School Age

No matter the age of your child, you've probably experienced some difficulty that's led to an argument. Whether the conflict lasts a moment or a month, it can leave parent and child feeling hurt or frustrated or both. Learn how to work with your chi...

Date: February 02, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
Topics: communication, cooperation, discipline, rules/routines
Ages: School Age

Does it feel impossible to take care of your family and yourself too?  Do you feel guilty about making your own health a priority?  Do you believe that healthy changes are just too challenging?  You are not alone.  He...

Date: January 20, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
Topics: health, routine
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Are you sometimes overwhelmed by your child's feelings? Does your child have trouble verbalizing his/her emotions? Do their displays of emotion seem like misbehavior to you?  A better relationship with your child starts with emotional intell...

Date: January 20, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
Topics: communication, emotions
Ages: Parenting Essentials, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Got questions? Bring them on! Applying new parenting approaches often requires support. You may be changing parenting practices that have been handed down from generation to generation and we’ve got your back as doubts and frustrations may arise. ...

Date: January 18, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
Topics: positive relationships
Ages: Parenting Essentials, PreNatal Infant, School Age, Teens & Young Adults, Toddlers & Preschoolers