Learn how to lessen the power struggles, teach responsibility and goal setting, and demonstrate ways to encourage and self-motivated children.
TAKING TIME OUTS FROM TECH
Taking Time Outs from technology is imperative but can be challenging. After all, not all tech time is “created” equal. Figuring out where to set the limits for our children, from toddlers to teens, can be a slippery slope. In this workshop, we will explore why time outs from tech are so important and provide tools for how to do this.
Identify the difference between sibling harmony and sibling conflict and learn ways to minimize the fighting and maximize harmony.
SETTING LIMITS AND STICKING TO THEM
Is bath time a battle? Can dinner go from delightful to disastrous in moments? Come learn why limits are important, why we have difficulty setting them, and how to effectively set limits. Learn 4 easy steps for setting limits and making them stick, toddlers to teens, once and for all!
RAISING SELF-DISCIPLINED CHILDREN
Learn the importance of providing opportunities for meaningful roles and contribution in the family for children to develop the skills toward self-discipline. Despite parents’ good intentions, also become aware of ways parents discourage self-discipline.
RAISING ENLIGHTENED TEENS
It can be difficult to start to “let go”. Watching their bodies morph sometimes scares us into wanting to hold on to the child they once were… or alternatively treating them like the adults they are becoming too soon. Learn the language we need to stay connected and discover the tools we need to let go. The balance of letting go while simultaneously staying on the sidelines to coach them as they cross over from children to adults through the tween and teen years.
RAISING ENLIGHTENED TWEENS
Discover what to expect from, and how to understand and survive your child’s preteen years. Tweens are a mass of contradictions. Even as their bodies are maturing into teens, they can have temper tantrums worthy of a two-year-old! Though they want their independence, they still want to sleep with their stuffed animal! Learn tools for this highly complex stage of life.
RAISING ENLIGHTENED COMPETENT, CONFIDENT CHILDREN
Parents want their children to be responsible adults who are confident and capable. It is easy to fall into the trap of doing everything for your kids. Learn the developmental stages of children between their toddler to teen years.
RAISING ENLIGHTENED TODDLERS
The transition from the excitement of the first time they roll over, sit up or take their first steps to the toddler tantrums can be “rudely awakening”. With understanding, tools, and skills you can turn the “terrible two’s” and toddler years into delightfully terrific ones!
Do your children ever power struggle over mealtimes, getting to bed or getting out the door in the morning? Is no amount of your attention ever enough? Are tantrums and meltdowns an all-too-frequent occurrence? The potential sources for conflict with our children are numerous. This class is preventative medicine for your family’s relational health