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  • A Little Bit of Everything

    Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten. Please register for one class with an alternate choice for your family (not per child) for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. This class will be built by participants and designed around the group’s interest and children’s needs. Parenting can feel isolating sometimes, so join as we address both common and unique questions about being a parent.The early childhood room is designed for children to play, explore and try out new skills. Please register ALL children, including siblings, who will be attending class. Classes will be held at the Dakota Valley Learning Center. We will be monitoring state and local guidelines related to COVID-19 protocols and adjusting our class models as needed. Currently we are requesting one adult per family attends classes.
  • CONNECTED: How to Show Up For Your Kids in the Digital Age

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! 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 Register now!
  • Say Yes To No: Why Kids Need Loving Boundaries and How to Set Them

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! 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. Register now!
  • The Power of Showing Up

    For Parents With Children Ages Birth Through Prekindergarten Please register for one class with an alternate choice for your family (not per child) for the lottery. Additional class registration will open after the lottery is completed. Parenting isn’t easy. Showing up is. Your greatest impact begins right where you are. Based on the latest brain and attachment research, The Power of Showing Up by Daniel Siegal and Tina Payne Bryson, this sampler class explores the four building blocks of a child’s healthy development. Every child needs to feel safe, seen, soothed and secure. This class will focus on a parent’s approach to child-rearing and the skills and abilities one needs to build the parent-child relationship. Please register ALL children, including siblings, who will be attending class. Classes will be held at the Dakota Valley Learning Center. We will be monitoring state and local guidelines related to COVID-19 protocols and adjusting our class models as needed. Currently we are requesting one adult per family attends classes.
  • Why Do They Act That Way? Proven Strategies to Understand and Stay Connected To Your Teen

    Do not register here. Please click Register now! 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. Register now