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  • A Little Bit of Everything

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Parents will choose the discussion topics for this class. Everything you want to know and were afraid to ask, including common and unique questions about being a parent. Some topics may include language and communication, parenting as a team, siblings, social skills and conflict and life balance. The class will be built by participants, designed around the group’s interest and children’s needs. The early childhood room is designed for children to play, explore and try out new skills.
  • A Little Bit of Everything

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through 7 Years Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Parents will choose the discussion topics for this class. Everything you want to know and were afraid to ask, including common and unique questions about being a parent. Some topics may include language and communication, parenting as a team, siblings, social skills and conflict and life balance. The class will be built by participants, designed around the group’s interest and children’s needs. The early childhood room is designed for children to play, explore and try out new skills.
  • Conscious Discipline

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through 7 Years Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Children’s brains are changing every day and it can be hard to keep up with all the new behaviors that can push our buttons. You’ll learn how brain state affects how we as parents approach our children’s behavior. Conflict can be an opportunity to teach and learn. This class will explore the two parts of discipline: the health of the relationship and the skill set involved. You’ll walk away with new insights about your child and yourself as well as strategies to try immediately.
  • Dad and Me: What a Difference a Dad Makes

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth through 7 Years Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Dads, come and find out you are not the only one with concerns about balancing work and family life. Trade tips with other dads about these topics and other parenting issues you choose. Class starts with unstructured playtime before dads leave for their adult-sized chairs and great conversation. The evening ends with dads joining their kids for family circle time. Ages: 1 yr. 11 m - 7 yr. 11 m
  • Emotions: Yours, Mine and Ours

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Parents and children who are emotionally intelligent are more likely to soothe themselves when upset, more adept at focusing their attention and better at relating to other people. Learn the five steps of emotion coaching based on the books The Heart of Parenting by John Gottman, Ph.D., and Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman so you can raise the emotional IQ of your child.
  • Family Strengths and Skills

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Every family is unique, as is every person. We all have different skills and strengths. This class is a fine opportunity to focus on all the positive features of your family and learn ways to grow stronger. In today’s fast-changing world, it is more important than ever to recognize and strengthen the one thing that remains constant in our lives: our family. Join us to get great ideas for solving problems, communicating and working together to reinforce the traditions and rituals that build family connections. Your children will have opportunities to practice skills for success.
  • Home Alone (parents and children ages 8-11)

    Prepare for being home alone ... for a few minutes, several hours or all day. Learn telephone rules, safe use of keys, household safety checks, constructive use of time, healthy snacks and how to deal with home-alone feelings. Fee includes a Home Alone workbook. Parent/child class, one book per registered child.
  • Learning, Knowing, Growing

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Each of us has a distinct personality, temperament and learning style. This class will help you appreciate and understand your child’s personality type and temperament, and you will discover how you can learn together. Children will experience social interaction with their peers.
  • Technology and Your Family

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and along with it comes a bombardment of advice for parents. What role should mobile devices, computers, apps, games and other technology play in your child’s growth and development? Join this class to discuss ways to achieve balance as you navigate the digital world. This class will focus on recent research regarding the effects of screen media on young children and families.
  • What's Love Got to Do With It?

    NOTE: All ECFE classes will be held in an online format through Zoom and Seesaw beginning the week of March 30. Separating Class: Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten Please register for one class with an alternate choice for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Love has EVERYTHING to do with it! All aspects of a child’s development require a foundation of love. Children operate from a higher brain state when they feel genuinely loved and cared for. This class will focus on meeting the emotional needs children have for love by helping them feel safe, seen, soothed and secure.By meeting these needs, parents build the capacity within their children to learn how to love others, maintain healthy relationships and pass these skills on to future generations.