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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

Nurturing: Behavior Management, Modification & Encouragement – August 9

Tuesday, August 9   |   6-7 p.m.
Cost:  $10   |   For Caregivers of Ages 2-19

Evidence-based; This is a lesson from The Nurturing Parenting Programs™ that focuses on educating caregivers about the differences between Behavior Management, Behavior Modification and Behavior Encouragement and how to use techniques in each with the goal of helping children to learn to manage their own behavior.

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Appleton (In-Person or Online)

Love & Logic: Supporting Youth with Challenging Pasts – June 16, 23 & 30

In-Person or Online
Thursdays, June 16, 23 & 30   |   6-8 p.m.
Cost:  $15  |  For Caregivers of Ages 2-19

Evidence-based; Cut through the complexity of working with youth with challenging pasts & provide real solutions that can be applied immediately.  We will discuss the steps to build relationships, deal with defiance, show empathy, minimize power struggles & support opportunities for success.  All with the same Love & Logic approach you may have come to know.

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123 Magic – July 14 & 21

In-Person or Online
Thursdays, July 14 & 21   |   6:00-8:00 pm
Cost:  $10   |   For Caregivers of Ages 2-12

Evidence-based; This program builds basic discipline and parenting skills to help you stop your child’s negative behaviors

(including whining, testing & manipulation) and start positive behaviors.

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Autism 2.0 – July 25

In-Person or Online
Monday, July 25   |   6-8 p.m.
Cost:  Free   |   For Caregivers of Ages 3-12

Guest Speaker:  Diane Nackers with Fox Valley Autism Society of the Fox Valley

This presentation will provide specific information for school age children from preschool through middle school, including facts about autism, how to work with the school to get your child a special education evaluation in the area of autism & tips for working with your child at home.  A wide variety of resources will be shared.

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Anger Management for Parents – August 4

In-Person or Online
Thursday, August 4   |   6:00-8:00 pm
Cost: $10  |   For Parents of All Ages

There are times that we find ourselves crabby, frustrated or angry with the people we love.  Learn basic skills to help manage your own anger, to improve your relationships & to create a more harmonious home!  We spend time talking about your own anger triggers and responses as a way to lead into understanding how to help our children.

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Positive Discipline – August 11

In-Person or Online
Thursday, August 11   |   6:00-8:00 pm
Cost:  $10    |   For Caregivers of All Ages

This course will talk about discipline as structure, routine, communication & being our children’s role models.  Build up your children’s positive behaviors & sense of self-esteem.  Let’s talk about how we can start Positive Discipline in our homes today!

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Oshkosh (In-Person or Online)

Potty Training – July 19

In-Person or Online
Tuesday, July 19   |   5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cost:  $10  |  For Caregivers of Ages 2-4

Potty training can test your patience & expectations. It can be repetitive, messy & frustrating. But you can help your child do this by preparing to support your child’s potty training achievements and knowing the signs of readiness. In this class you will learn: when to start looking for signs of readiness; what are some signs of potty readiness; understanding the psychology behind potty training; handy potty training tips and tricks; how to handle potty training complications; and how to access helpful resources and support.

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“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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