Blended or Step Family?

I am a stepparent. I am also a biological and a foster parent. Honestly, that stepparent thing was the hardest. I am not even sure why, but I am certain that stepping into the undefined territory of that stepparent-stepchild relationship was one of the hardest things I ever did. And, in the end, one of …

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NEUROSCIENCE of EARLY CHILDHOOD

Brain Development and Why Parents Matter So Much Mon, Aug 28, 2017 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM EDT PRESENTER: JoAnn Robinson, PhD  When parents understand the basics of brain development they are not surprised at the creative ways their children learn and explore. Brain development basics helps parents understand what they want to promote and …

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Talking to Teens: Communication for Connection and Safety

Studies show that youth who feel they can talk with their parents are less likely to engage in risky behaviors such as promiscuity, using substances, violence, etc. Talking isn’t lecturing and this webinar will strengthen your listening as well as talking skills in ways that will help protect your teens and maybe even save your …

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Help Your Child with ADHD or Autism to Cooperate and Connect

PRESENTER: Aaron Weintraub, MS  Why does my kid act this way? Mon, Aug 7, 20178:15 PM – 8:45 PM EDT Many parents try punishment or persuasion to help misbehaving or withdrawn children improve their behavior. This online class will help you achieve the stronger connections and positive behaviors you are seeking. This live online parenting …

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