Classes

Fall 2018 In-Person and Online Classes and Presentations

The classes at Parents Place are small with no more than 12 parents to allow for discussion. The talks at other locations are larger with less personal interaction.

Parents Place in San Mateo and Palo Alto offer a variety of classes about children of all ages. Visit their website to learn more.

Discipline 101: The Power of the Positive

October 2, 12pm-1pm PST, $25; Online Class

During this online workshop, you will learn how to use positive discipline to teach your children inner control, nurture their strengths, motivate them to cooperate, and build their self-esteem.

Emotional Intelligence: The Foundation for a Problem-Solving Family

October 11, 7pm-9pm, Parents Place in San Mateo, $30 - $45

Emotions can take us and our children over in an instant. The rational brain goes on vacation! Discover how the emotional and rational brains are interconnected. Learn the beginning steps of building an empathetic home that creates a family with a higher Emotional Intelligence.

Stop Struggling – Turn Conflict into Cooperation

2 Wednesdays: October 17 & 24, 7pm-9pm, Parents Place in Palo Alto, $60 - $100

This workshop, based on Cynthia Klein’s new book Ally Parenting, will teach you how to pick the most effective parenting strategy for each parent-child conflict. Once you have the right solution, then voila! You’ll know exactly what to do and improved cooperation is only a few actions away. Fee includes the purchase of Cynthia’s new book, Ally Parenting.

Mothers and Daughters – Keeping the Closeness

October 30, 1pm-2pm PST , $25; Online Class

Learn why the treasured relationship of mothers and daughters is also the most challenging. Explore how to keep the doors of communication open so your daughter allows you to support and influence her as she makes important life choices.

Building Your Child's Self Esteem and Personal Power

2 Wednesdays: November 7 & 14, Place in San Mateo, 7pm-9pm, $60 - $90

In this 2-session class, you will learn how your children’s feelings of self-esteem and personal power are influenced by beliefs and actions that they learn from you. Explore ways to build children’s self-esteem and avoid the unsuspecting parental communication blocks.

Discipline 101: The Power of the Positive

November 28, 7pm- 9pm , Parents Place in Palo Alto, $30 - $45

During this workshop, you will learn how to use positive discipline to teach your children inner control, nurture their strengths, motivate them to cooperate, and build their self-esteem.