Facebook Live Event: Managing Meltdowns: Help Young Children Manage Strong Emotions

Lesson Details

Join presenters Ruth Freeman LCSW, JoAnn Robinson PhD, and Cora Megan MA to:

• Learn why emotional meltdowns occur in young children

• Learn how caregivers can manage their own distress during meltdowns

• Learn positive approaches to help children calm down

• Learn ways to talk with your child about strong feelings after they occur• Learn about positive routines to help prevent emotional meltdowns

Course Lessons

Join presenters Ruth Freeman LCSW, JoAnn Robinson PhD, and Cora Megan MA to:

• Learn why emotional meltdowns occur in young children

• Learn how caregivers can manage their own distress during meltdowns

• Learn positive approaches to help children calm down

• Learn ways to talk with your child about strong feelings after they occur• Learn about positive routines to help prevent emotional meltdowns

Facebook Live Event: Talking to Kids About Gun Violence

Lesson Details

Join us 8pm April 20th for "Talking to Kids about Gun Violence." Watch our "Peace At Home Parenting" Facebook page for this month's upcoming Live Facebook Event.Parents are asking us about helping kids deal with recent violent events. Our most important suggestion is to manage what's on the screen. Even when kids seem engrossed in activities, they are picking up on what is going on around them. Each time young children see an image of a violent act, they believe it is happening at that moment, even if it is the same image shown over and and over again.

Course Lessons

Join us 8pm April 20th for “Talking to Kids about Gun Violence.” Watch our “Peace At Home Parenting” Facebook page for this month’s upcoming Live Facebook Event.Parents are asking us about helping kids deal with recent violent events. Our most important suggestion is to manage what’s on the screen. Even when kids seem engrossed in activities, they are picking up on what is going on around them. Each time young children see an image of a violent act, they believe it is happening at that moment, even if it is the same image shown over and and over again.

Facebook Live Event: Self Care: Put on Your Oxygen Mask First

Lesson Details

Your focus for the past year has been on keeping your kids safe, engaged in school and making miracles to help them feel socially connected. Self-care? Out the window. With summer on the horizon maybe you are feeling a glimmer of hope. Let's build on that. We will talk about the impact of your own self-care on your kids, your body and your mental health. We hope you will share your solutions and be ready to hear some new ideas from our Peace At Home specialists. You can do this!

Course Lessons

Your focus for the past year has been on keeping your kids safe, engaged in school and making miracles to help them feel socially connected. Self-care? Out the window. With summer on the horizon maybe you are feeling a glimmer of hope. Let’s build on that. We will talk about the impact of your own self-care on your kids, your body and your mental health. We hope you will share your solutions and be ready to hear some new ideas from our Peace At Home specialists. You can do this!

Facebook Live: Parenting LGBTQ+ Youth: Let’s Talk

Lesson Details

If you are the parent of a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) child, you probably have a lot of questions. Your support is key to your child’s well-being, but you may have to go through your own process to get there. Start with, “I’m here for you and love you,” even if you don’t understand and aren’t ok at the moment. Plan to get your own support so that you can process your deepest emotions and concerns, while helping your child to deal with their own. Join Peace At Home guest experts Barbara Esgalhado, PhD and Poshi Walker, MSW with founder Ruth Freeman, LCSW to gain some ideas about helping your child thrive, while exploring your own path to understanding and genuine acceptance.

Course Lessons

If you are the parent of a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) child, you probably have a lot of questions. Your support is key to your child’s well-being, but you may have to go through your own process to get there. Start with, “I’m here for you and love you,” even if you don’t understand and aren’t ok at the moment. Plan to get your own support so that you can process your deepest emotions and concerns, while helping your child to deal with their own. Join Peace At Home guest experts Barbara Esgalhado, PhD and Poshi Walker, MSW with founder Ruth Freeman, LCSW to gain some ideas about helping your child thrive, while exploring your own path to understanding and genuine acceptance.