Parent and Caregiver Classes

Taming Tantrums with Danielle Marino

When: Tuesday, July 20 at 7:00 pm
Where: ZOOM app - virtual meeting!
Cost:  Free

Do you struggle to get your child to listen on the first ask? Are you unsure how to respond to tantrums? Most parents want their child to have therapy and learn coping skills. While you can teach your child coping skills, they will often choose not to use them unless the environment is changed. To ensure use of coping skills, there are parenting skills you need to learn! Danielle Marino, LCSW works with parents first to teach evidence-based behavioral skills to improve regulation. Danielle is trained in Parent Management Training (PMT) principles and has coached hundreds of Chicagoland families to have calmer, happier children!

Presentation will be approximately 45 minutes with 15 minutes for Q & A.

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Baby Tastes: Helping Your Baby Learn to Love Food

When: Saturday, July 24 at 10:00 am
Where: GotoMeeting App 
Cost:  $10 Per Family

Baby Tastes is a webinar designed for parents ready to introduce their baby to solid foods. Parents will learn how to help their baby enjoy the tastes, textures, colors and smells of mealtimes. This class will help parents:
  • Know when their baby is ready to enjoy solid food
  • Set-up successful mealtimes in a nurturing environment
  • Discover if baby led weaning is right for them
  • Understand the most up-to-date recommendations regarding food allergies in infants
Expectant parents are welcome!

A link to the webinar will be shared a couple days before the class via email to all registered participants.
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Hop Along Yogi Live Online Kids Yoga 

When: Saturdays, June 26, July 17 and August 21, 2021 9:00am
Where: Online
Cost:  $8 Per Family

There are so many activities for little ones to explore and discover,
but none are quite like yoga. Some of the benefits of yoga are:
  • Encourages mindfulness, inclusivity, and strength through movement and play
  • Improves flexibility, balance and coordination
  • Builds motor skills and body awareness
  • Teaches emotional control and resilience
  • Cultivates self-confidence and builds a positive self-image
  • Nourishes creativity
  • Fosters respect for one another and the world around us
  • Enhances cooperation and listening skills

In each yoga class kids will learn basic yoga poses, play fun yoga games, and
practice breathing and relaxation techniques.

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Self-Compassion and Your Child

When: Anytime!
Where: Click here to view
Cost:  Free

Join Dr. John Frampton, from Formative Psychological Services, for a 40-minute discussion on the scientifically proven value of self-compassion for you and your child.  Learn practices that can help cultivate self-compassion for your child, and what it can mean for their future.

Facing Life: Preparing Our Children for In-Person Living

When: Anytime!
Where: Click here to view
Cost:  Free

Please join Dr. John Frampton of Formative Psychological Services and Lakeview Pediatrics for Facing Life: Preparing our Children for In Person Living. Dr.  Frampton will lead a 40-minute discussion on what parents can do to best prepare their children for the return to in-person interactions. Based in science, he will provide concrete strategies to support our children as we move closer to face-to-face living.

Parenting in a Time of Uncertainty

When: Anytime!
Where: Click here to view
Cost:  Free

Do you have parenting questions about your child's motivation, screen time, or how to build resiliency during a pandemic? Please join Dr. John Frampton of Formative Psychological Services for a webinar to explore answers to these and other questions.

How Music Equips Kids for Life

When: Anytime!
Where: Click here to view
Cost:  Free

Music transports. Music is magic, music is joy. Music is fun, music is play. Music is feeling, music is connection and music is love. Not only is this all true, music can also be a vehicle to equip your child with tools and skills for their life. Ones that can help them excel at anything they choose, achieve their dreams and develop strength in character along the way. Join Adreinne Schroederpresents the beneficial tools of Mindfulness and Music for kids of all ages.

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