READER SUBMITTED :
July 29, 2013|Kimberly Carmelich, The Parent and Child Center at
The Parent and
This class is partially funded by grants from the Petit Family Foundation and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation. A sliding scale fee & scholarships are available to low-income families. Classes can be taken individually or as a series and includes the following classes:
Communicating with Toddlers
Tuesday, Sept. 10 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Topics include ways to communicate and help toddlers with newfound independence.
Disciplining Your Toddler
Tuesday, Sept. 17 - 6 to 8 p.m.
In this workshop, parents will learn a variety of discipline techniques to achieve desired behaviors in their toddler. Topics include hitting and biting and temper tantrums.
Potty Training Boot Camp
Tuesday, Sept. 24 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
This workshop helps parents identify the right time to train and methods for making this a positive experience for everyone.
Nutrition and Young Children
Tuesday, Oct. 1 - 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Topics include ideas for healthy snacks and meals, serving a picky eater, and portion sizes for toddlers. We will taste some healthy snack ideas.
Handling Children's Anger
Tuesday, Oct. 8 - 6 to 8 p.m.
This workshop will focus on common causes of childhood frustration and anger, and the impact of a child's emotional, social and intellectual development on his ability to manage his anger. Together we will brainstorm strategies to help your child learn to express anger in more socially appropriate ways.