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  • CONNECTED: How to Show Up For Your Kids in the Digital Age

    Help your child take advantage of opportunities online while avoiding risks. COVID-19 means that kids are spending more and more time online. Most schools hand kids a tablet or laptop without a parenting guide to go with it! You deserve evidence-based resources, not fear-based soundbites, as you navigate escalating screen time challenges. This self-paced online class cuts through conflicting information and delivers the essential parenting strategies for your child's digital wellbeing. Best for parents of kids ages 8-16
  • Cell Phones and Parenting - What You Need to Know

    When your child has a smartphone there are key things you should know in order to keep them safe and secure. Understand recommended safety settings on popular social media apps, parental apps for your child’s smartphone and more! We simplify this complicated technology so that you and your child can use the phone safely without worry.
  • Family Playtimes-Fridays

    One-Time Event for parents with children ages birth through kindergarten. Pop in to play with your little ones and our ECFE staff. Dress up for dramatic play. Explore the wonders of math, science and senses while you squish, squeeze and create with play dough. Dump, pour, mash and mix in the sensory table. Become a little artist at the easel. Run, jump, climb and learn through movement in our gym. Expand language skills at story and circle time. Register weekly to attend. District 196 COVID-19 Operational Plan: See the district website for current protocols.
  • 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.
  • Say Yes To No: Why Kids Need Loving Boundaries and How to Set Them

    Clarify your limits, avoid power struggles, and follow through with consistency and care. Setting limits and avoiding power struggles is a challenging part of parenting. Parenting in a pandemic means that many are experiencing increased conflict and escalating stress. This self-paced online class will help you clarify your priorities, build a stronger toolkit, and set the warm boundaries that kids need right now to stay calm and connected. Best for parents of kids ages 2-10.
  • Why Do They Act That Way? Proven Strategies to Understand and Stay Connected To Your Teen

    Parenting teenagers isn't easy. Parenting during a pandemic? Even harder. The pandemic is especially difficult for teenagers, whose job is to gain independence and spend time with friends! Supporting teenagers and staying connected during this time is essential for their mental health and wellbeing. But this isn't easy! This self-paced online class delivers the latest insight about the adolescent brain along with practical parenting strategies that reduce power struggles and build connection between you and your teen (or soon-to-be-teen). Best for parents of kids ages 8-18.