Recorded Workshop

Let’s Get on the Same Page: Practical Steps to Resolve Parenting Style Conflicts

September 28, 2021 8:15 pm EDT

This workshop was hosted live on the date noted above, you can view the recording and download the handouts below.

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About This Workshop

Each of us grows up in a unique family and when we come together as a couple, we don’t usually talk about our parenting beliefs until children are actually on the scene. The more intentional parents are about sharing their stories and values with each other, the more likely it is that you can agree on parenting approaches.  

Mothers often parent in ways that are different from fathers and those differences can be helpful to children, but only if you recognize the strengths of each other’s approaches.. “Marshmallows” often join with “Generals” because in some ways they need each other. But over time your differences can become more dramatic and problematic.  

After this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify concrete tools to conduct productive conversations and respectfully reach some agreements to avoid conflict and decrease the polarization of parenting styles.

Meet your Instructors

Ruth Freeman

Mental Health, School Age, Relationships,



  • attachment
  • helicopter
  • parenting style

Age Category

  • All, a Parenting Essential
  • PreNatal Infant
  • School Age
  • Teens & Young Adults
  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
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