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Parenting Classes

 Parent Connection offers a variety of educational workshops that are designed to help parents feel better about themselves and the roles they fill. Topics include child development, stress management, positive discipline, and communication.

 

Limited spots available, please register early. Internet access is needed to participate in online classes.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops with low enrollment. Any cancelled workshops will have fees refunded.

Online Only Offerings

Parenting to a Child’s Temperament- Monday 11/28

Monday, November 28   |   10:00-11:30 am
Cost:  $10

Evidence-based; What do parents need to know about their & their child’s temperament?  Everything!  Temperament can help us answer questions & increase understanding about our own children.  We will talk about how you respond as a parent based on your temperament & how to recognize issues ahead of time – anticipating problems in behavior before they happen.

Registration Link:  www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/Temperament2022

Potty Training – On Demand (Previously Recorded)

On Demand   |   Previously Recorded Video

Cost:  Free

Potty training can test your patience & expectations, it can be repetitive, messy & frustrating.  But caregivers can help children do this when they are ready!  This program helps you look for and prepare for readiness and talks about ways you can help and support a child in this important milestone in their development.

Registration Link:  https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/PottyTrainFall2022

Appleton (In-Person or Online)

Active Parenting of Teens- Mondays, 9/19 to 10/24

In-Person or Online | Mondays, September 19 to October 24  |  6-8 p.m.
Cost: Sliding Fee Scale- contact Jen DiMatteo to register ([email protected])

Evidence-based; These workshops are for parents who want to prepare for or are experiencing the changes of teenage development and want to help prepare their preteens & teens to survive & thrive in society.  Session Topics include in order: Active Parenting, Winning Cooperation, Responsibility & Discipline, Building Courage & Redirecting Misbehavior, Drugs & Sexuality, & Violence & Reducing Risks.  The first four dates/topics are the foundation of this program, one leading into the next.  You can register for the dates/topics of most interest to you, or join us for all six!

Registration Link:  www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/teens2022

Power Struggles: Parenting the Love and Logic Way – November 10

In-Person – Appleton   |   Thursday, 11/10   |  5:00-7:00 pm

Cost:  $10.00 

Evidence-based; When our kids make poor choices it can be extremely tempting to stop giving them.  When we do, we send kids the message that they are not smart enough to learn from their own mistakes.  We will be talking about gaining healthy control over our homes and how we can gain genuine respect from them without needing to win power struggles.

Registration Link:  https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/powerstruggles2022

Baby Basics for New & Expectant Dads- November 14

In-Person – Appleton | Monday, November 14 | 6:00-9:00 pm

Cost:  $10

Just for dads!  This hands-on class will help you learn:  handling, feeding, burping, changing & calming a newborn; what to expect in the upcoming months; how to enhance your baby’s future; get answers to your questions

Registration Link:  www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/BabyBasics2022

Parenting to a Child’s Temperment- November 28

Online | Monday, November 28 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Cost:  $10

Research-based; What do parents need to know about their & their child’s temperament?  Everything!  Temperament can help us answer questions & increase understanding about our own children.  We will talk about how you respond as a parent based on your temperament & how to recognize issues ahead of time – anticipating problems in behavior before they happen.

Registration Link:  www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/Temperament2022

Anger Management for Parents – December 1

Hybrid – In-Person (Appleton) or Online | 
Thursday, December 1   |   5:00-7:00 pm | For Parents of All Ages

Cost:  $10.00

Research- based; Our children bring us incredible joy.  Yet there are times we find ourselves crabby, frustrated or angry with the people we love.  Learn how to manage anger to improve your relationships.  Learn the five stages of anger and the top ten anger producers.  Get to know your own anger, anger style & how to manage your anger to create a more harmonious home!

Registration Link:  www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/AngerMgmt2022

Positive Discipline – December 8

Hybrid – In-Person (Appleton) or Online |
Thursday, December 8   |   5:00-7:00 pm | For Caregivers of All Ages

Cost:  $10

Research-based; There is a difference between discipline and punishment, and the two should not be confused.  We will talk about discipline as structure & routine, communication & being our children’s role models.  As parents, we want to build up our children’s positive behaviors and self-esteem, not break down all the wonderful aspects of their personalities and opportunities.  Let’s talk about how we can start Positive Discipline in our homes today!

Registration Link:  www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/PositiveDiscipline2022

Oshkosh (In-Person or Online)

Parenting the Nurturing Way – Tuesdays, 9/20 – 11/29

In-Person| Tuesdays, 11 Sessions, Sept 20 – Nov 29 |  6:00-7:30 pm (with Optional Group Meal 5:30-6:00pm) | Cost: $35 |  Parent Focus: Prenatal-Age 19

Evidence-based; The Nurturing Program is a series of family lessons focused on: developing appropriate expectations of children, responding with empathy, disciplining with dignity, establishing supportive family roles and self-awareness, and increasing empowerment and independence.  When in-person and safe to do so, it also includes an optional group meal, a Kids Activity Group for ages 4-12 (must be potty trained), and on-site Childcare Group for ages Birth-3 (or not yet potty trained) for those who are pre-registered before enrollment limits are reached.

Registration Link:  https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/Nurturing2022

“After attending 1-2-3 Magic, Love & Logic and various other classes, there has been a night and day difference at home.

My son and I are able to resolve conflicts with little to no issue at all; transitions from one activity to the next, bedtime routines, etc. I am very pleased with the instruction and the results and have recommended these classes to friends and family with young children or who are expecting. Attending these workshops has been one of the greatest investments I’ve made which will last a lifetime. Thank you!”

— Joe, Workshop Participant

Community Presentations

Interested in hosting a parenting workshop at your business, school, church, or organization?

Parent Connection offers community presentations to businesses, schools, community agencies and more on a variety of parenting topics, including:

  • 1-2-3 Magic
  • Anger Management for Parents
  • No More Arguing
  • Positive Discipline
  • Power Struggles
  • Setting Limits
  • Teaching Responsibility
  • Ask us to customize to your needs

Fees vary depending on workshop length and location.  To learn more, contact Jen at (920) 739-4226 ext. 109 or by email, [email protected].

Have Questions?

For more information please contact:

Fox Cities: Jen DiMatteo, [email protected] or (920) 739-4226 ext. 109

Oshkosh: Jenifer Rettler, [email protected] or (920) 642-0042

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