As winter approaches, the new season of classes for Parent Information Center begins. With the children anxiously awaiting the snow to fall, parents anxiously await the new classes to attend this winter season.
Love & Logic Love and Logic helps in the parenting journey with tips and strategies that support: * Appropriate parental control * Appropriate consequences for behaviors * Empathetic responses to whining and behaviors * Set enforceable limits * Help children identify the problem * Design a strategy for resolving problems and situation
2 Sessions to select from...
Thursdays (5 week session) January 12,19,26, Feb 2 & 9, 2012 6:30—8:00 pm. Location: West Elementary Facilitator: Tim Rygh
Mondays (6 week session) January 30, Feb. 6,13,20,27, March 5 6:30—8:00 PM Location: Viking Elementary Facilitator: Molly Soeby
Parents Morning Out Do you ever wonder if other parents are feeling the same way you are? Dealing with the same issues you are? Do you wonder if other children sleep through the night, have tantrums, fight with their siblings? At Parents Morning Out parents discuss these issues and more. Parents share highs and lows, encourage each other, and build friendships. Please join us for a morning of coffee, discussion and building connections with other parents.
Mondays, 9:00 –10:30 AM Location: University Lutheran Church Facilitator: Ann Shallman
November 21—Healthy Meals for Families (Guest: Jean Noland from NDSU Extension) November 28— Parents Need an Energy Boost Too! December 5—Winter Safety (Guest: Patty Olsen from GF Safe Kids) December 12—Holiday Gathering
How Much Is Enough Back By Request! This four week series is designed to help parents see the difference between spoiling and overindulging versus healthy, loving, and appropriate care. This series helps parents foster independence, empathy and compassion, and self-control in their children. The facilitator will provide research and strategies to guide parents in raising children with a healthy sense of self and a contributing role in society.
Tuesdays (4 week session) January 10,17,24 & 31, 2012 6:30—8:00 PM Location: Century Elementary Library Facilitator: Tootsie Gasparini
For more information on Parent Information Center go to our website: www.gfschools.org/pic