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10.25.21 Positive Discipline for Toddlers and Preschoolers

October 25, 2021 8:00 pm EDT

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Does your child have meltdowns when you try to limit behaviors? 

Is your little one suddenly hitting or biting others in frustration? 

Have you tried to resolve these challenging behaviors, and nothing seems to work? You are not alone. Participants will learn 

● Why challenging behaviors are typical at this age 

● How to help children manage their impulses 

● How parents can manage their own distress when challenging behaviors occur

● Positive discipline approaches to help children recover from aggressive behaviors 

● How to implement positive routines that reduce intensely emotional and aggressive behaviors 

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Toddlers and Preschoolers
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communication cooperation discipline routines
Live Class

10.19.21 Positive Discipline for Peace At Home

October 19, 2021 8:00 pm EDT

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During this class, you will discover myths that keep parents repeating ineffective discipline techniques that can actually increase misbehavior. You will learn evidence-based, straightforward strategies that increase and sustain child compliance, support child self-worth and strengthen your parent-child relationship. 

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School Age
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communication connection discipline routines
Live Class

10.20.21 Less Conflict More Solutions

October 20, 2021 8:00 pm EDT

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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 child to work together to find solutions to conflict, which will strengthen your relationship. You will learn how to:

  • Talk with your child about problems without judging or criticizing
  • Work together as a team to find solutions that work for both parent and child
  • Resolve conflicts peacefully and teach these skills to youth so they can solve their own conflicts when you are not there.

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School Age Teens & Young Adults
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communication connection discipline routines
Live Class

10.7.21 Skillsoft Exclusive: Taming Tantrums in Toddlers and Preschoolers: Recognize Triggers and Plan Ahead

October 7, 2021 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Join us for this expert-led live class exclusively for Skillsoft. A recording of the class with handouts will be available once the class is complete.

Does your young child have meltdowns about even the smallest issues?
Are you stressed about going out in public because of your toddler’s tantrums?
Have you tried to help, and nothing seems to work?

You are not alone. Join with other parents in this online class that will put your mind at ease about this typical and challenging behavior. Class participants will learn:
Why tantrums occur at this age

How caregivers can manage their own distress during tantrums
Positive approaches to help young children calm down
Ways to talk with your child about their tantrums after they occur

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Toddlers and Preschoolers
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communication cooperation emotions routines rules
Recorded Class

9.16.20 The Hartford Learning From Home: Make it a Successful Experience

September 16, 2020 12:00 am EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for The Hartford.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

You want to support your child and don’t feel prepared or qualified?  

Looking back at last spring and don’t want to become the nagger again?  

Hoping there is a better way?  

This class is for you. Your child will likely participate in distance learning and you want to support them without being in charge of the instruction. This class will help you make sure they have what they need and are engaged in learning.  

After this class you will be able to: 

  • Recognize the difference between support and instruction 
  • Identify goals for learning 
  • Inspire motivation in your child 
  • Apply learning strategies outside of the standard curriculum 
  • Apply effective communication that will support and inspire your child 
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All ages School Age Teens & Young Adults
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routines school
Recorded Class

9.15.20 The Hartford My Child Struggles in School : How Can I Help?

September 15, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for The Hartford.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

Does your child seem unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school?

Do you find yourself playing homework police instead of connecting in the evenings?

Are you confused about what will really help?

Many parents are confused and conflicted about how to determine the quality of education being provided for their children. What do you need to know in order to nurture your child’s education? How can you stay in the loop without interfering with the learning experience? What can help my child progress through the school year? Participants in this class will be able to:

  • Recognize and address your child’s progress and needs
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges
  • Help your child succeed in school without taking over
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School Age
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emotions routines school success
Recorded Class

5.13.20 The Hartford Navigate the New Normal as a Family

May 13, 2020 12:00 am EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for The Hartford.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

Our current health crisis creates daily challenges that many of us have never experienced. Our children can’t easily spend time with their friends. We can’t just stop in at the local pizza place to chill out on a Friday evening. Our daily schedules are both gone and more complicated at the same time. We are facing the challenge of inventing new ways of doing things many times each day. How is your family handling the challenge of creating new ways of coping and thriving? How are you doing at authentically tuning into your own needs and modeling wellness for your kids? 

Participants in this class will be able to: 

  • Recognize the importance of slowing down and changing expectations 
  • Identify family meeting strategies that suit your family and increase collaboration and cooperation 
  • Apply approaches that help siblings tolerate each other with kindness 
  • Apply communication and parenting approaches that focus on optimism, resilience and connection to effectively navigate the new normal as a family. 
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All ages
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family routines
Recorded Class

5.5.20 The Hartford Working from Home: Routines that Work for Families with Young Children

May 5, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for The Hartford.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

You’ve done well up to now with a weekday schedule that gets you out the door in the morning and back home for evening time with your young children.  You don’t know how long you will need to work from home and provide full-time care for your young children.   

Participants will be able to: 

  • Plan and try out new routines that balance priorities while you seek a sustainable new rhythm. 
  • Develop co-parenting strategies to work well in a simple daily schedule of care and activity.  
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Toddlers and Preschoolers
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routines
Recorded Class

4.30.20 The Hartford Working from Home: How Can I Help My Young Child Play More on His Own?

April 30, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for The Hartford.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

Working from home can be a challenge if your children are dependent on you for keeping them entertained and busy. All children are capable of playing independently, which helps you both relax. Participants will be able to: 

  • Identify ways to set up a space in your home that effectively invites independent play 
  • Identify open-ended materials that keep young children engaged and learning while you work.  
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Toddlers and Preschoolers
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play routines
Recorded Class

4.22.20 The Hartford Work With Your Family so You Can Work at Home

April 20, 2020 12:00 pm EDT/EST

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Previously hosted live class exclusively for The Hartford.  Access the recording and handouts by clicking on the Course Lesson below.

Working and learning from home can create friction among family members and present new professional challenges. It can also offer opportunities you may have never imagined. Participants in this class will be able to set yourself up for success in the following ways: 

  • Apply strategies to set routines with your family and for yourself 
  • Recognize the importance of finding space physically, mentally, and emotionally 
  • Identify and apply goal setting strategies that work 
  • Recognize the power of practicing gratitude in the new normal. 
Ages
School Age Teens & Young Adults
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routines self care