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Commonwealth Parenting

Terrific Twos and Thrilling Threes 4/17/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-04-17 18:00:00 2014-04-17 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump 2200 Old Brick Road Glen Allen VA | View map

Toddlers seem to blossom overnight into very independent little beings.  What can you do to help your child develop in a natural and normal...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Happy in Two Homes (Parents of Children of All Ages) 4/21/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-04-21 18:00:00 2014-04-21 20:00:00

Canterbury Community Preschool 601 N Parham Rd
Richmond
VA | View map

Many children must transition between two homes when their parents are no longer together. How can parents best help them to adapt as they...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Communication: The Words We Use & How They Hear It (Parents/Caregivers of Children 2- 4 yrs.) 4/22/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM 2014-04-22 18:30:00 2014-04-22 20:30:00

Rainbow Station at Three Chopt 11001 Three Chopt Rd
The Village at Three Chopt
Richmond VA | View map

The words we use to encourage, remind and re-direct our children are important in guiding them behaviorally, building self-esteem, and...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting the High Maintenance Child: (Parents of Children 4-11 yrs.) 4/23/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-04-23 18:00:00 2014-04-23 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Central 2626 West Broad Street
Richmond
VA | View map

Some children seem to require more time and energy than others. If you find yourself exhausted by and impatient with the child who seems to...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Be A Cheerleader for Your Child (Advocating for the Special Needs Child 4- 12 yrs.) 4/29/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-04-29 18:00:00 2014-04-29 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump 2200 Old Brick Road Glen Allen VA | View map

As a parent you are your child's biggest cheerleader. When it comes to identifying a need your child might have, you have to be...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Understanding the Messages Behind Preschool Behavior 4/30/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-04-30 18:00:00 2014-04-30 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Central 2626 West Broad Street
Richmond
VA | View map

Why do young children do the things they do? All of their behaviors are sending us messages. Learn to interpret those messages and their...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting the Defiant Child (Parents of Children 2-6 yrs) 5/6/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-06 18:00:00 2014-05-06 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump 2200 Old Brick Road Glen Allen VA | View map

Defiance can be one of the most frustrating parental challenges. Learn more about defiance as a developmental stage, how to know when it's...

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Commonwealth Parenting

And I Mean it! Using Logical Consequences (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs) 5/8/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-08 18:00:00 2014-05-08 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump 2200 Old Brick Road Glen Allen VA | View map

If you are tired of counting,negotiating, threatening and yelling to get your children to comply, then using a logical consequences...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Finding Calm (Parents of Children 3-9 yrs) 5/12/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-12 18:00:00 2014-05-12 20:00:00

Canterbury Community Preschool 601 N Parham Rd
Richmond
VA | View map

If you are a reactive parent whose emotions get in the way of effective parenting, this class can help. Discover the powerful role control...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Cool Ways to Respond to the Hot Buttons Your Preschooler Pushes 5/13/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-13 18:00:00 2014-05-13 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump 2200 Old Brick Road Glen Allen VA | View map

It's hard not to react negatively when kids push our buttons. This workshop offers tips for dealing with many of these. Share your "hot...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting an Anxious Child (Parents/Caregivers of Children 2-6 yrs) 5/20/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-20 18:00:00 2014-05-20 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump 2200 Old Brick Road Glen Allen VA | View map

Discuss the causes of anxiety in young children and learn how to teach them coping skills that will help with their fears and anxiety....

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Commonwealth Parenting

Nobody Told Me (Moms of Children Birth through Preschool) 5/20/14 6PM - 7:30PM 2014-05-20 18:00:00 2014-05-20 19:30:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Central 2626 West Broad Street
Richmond
VA | View map

Join other moms for casual, supportive discussion about the challenges and triumphs of motherhood or whatever else is on your mind. Our...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Cool Ways to Respond to the Hot Buttons Your Preschooler Pushes 5/21/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-21 18:00:00 2014-05-21 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Central 2626 W Broad Street Richmond VA | View map

It's hard not to react negatively when kids push our buttons. This workshop offers tips for dealing with many of these. Share your "hot...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting the Impulsive Child 4-11 yrs 5/22/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-22 18:00:00 2014-05-22 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Central 2626 West Broad Street
Richmond
VA | View map

Has your child been described as busy, distracted, inattentive or impulsive? Let's take the scare out of the descriptive labels and discuss...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting the Defiant Child (Parents of Children 2-6 yrs) 5/28/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-28 18:00:00 2014-05-28 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Central 2626 West Broad Street
Richmond
VA | View map

Defiance can be one of the most frustrating parental challenges. Learn more about defiance as a developmental stage, how to know when it's...

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Commonwealth Parenting

And I Mean it! Using Logical Consequences (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs) 5/29/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-29 18:00:00 2014-05-29 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Central 2626 West Broad Street
Richmond
VA | View map

If you are tired of counting,negotiating, threatening and yelling to get your children to comply, then using a logical consequences...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Nobody Told Me (Moms of Children Birth through Preschool) 4/15/14 6PM - 7:30PM

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Join other moms for casual, supportive discussion about the challenges and triumphs of motherhood or whatever else is on your mind. Our...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Establishing Rules, Boundaries and Consequences for Children 11-16 yrs. 4/15/14 12PM - 1:30PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Adolescence is a time defined by difficulty with boundaries and discipline for parents.  Discuss effective means of setting rules,...

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Commonwealth Parenting

How to Set Effective Limits with Preschoolers 4/10/14 6PM - 8PM

Richmond | View Map

Setting limits with children gives them guidelines for self-discipline, provides them a safety net and teaches them to cope with their...

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Commonwealth Parenting

When Children Don't "Listen" & What to Do About It (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs) 4/10/14 6PM - 8PM

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There is a difference between talking and communicating. Learn to inspire cooperation in children by making simple changes in how you...

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Commonwealth Parenting

The Negotiation Years (Parents/Caregivers of Children 5-11 yrs) 4/9/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Are you negotiating with your child over every little detail from homework to bedtime to choosing activities?  Negotiation can be a...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Understanding the Messages Behind Preschool Behavior 4/8/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Why do young children do the things they do? All of their behaviors are sending us messages. Learn to interpret those messages and their...

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Commonwealth Parenting

From Lies and Fibs to Truth and Trust (Parents of Children 11-15 yrs) 4/2/14 12PM - 1:30PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Lying and cheating are among the most frustrating teen behaviors. Discuss why they do it, how you can respond and how to build retrust.

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Commonwealth Parenting

Raising a Cool Kid (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs.) 4/1/14 6PM - 8PM

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Too much whining, frustration and defiance in your child's behavior? Discuss causes of children's anger and get strategies for teaching...

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Commonwealth Parenting

When Children Don't "Listen" & What to Do About It (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs) 3/27/14 6PM - 8PM

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There is a difference between talking and communicating. Learn to inspire cooperation in children by making simple changes in how you...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting the Defiant Child (Parents of Children 2-6 yrs) 3/25/14 6PM - 8PM

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Is "no" your child's favorite word? Do you sometimes feel that everyone else's child is so much more compliant than your child? Defiance...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Words that Work with Preschoolers 3/24/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Richmond | View Map

It’s not just what you say, but how you say it that gets results. Learn more effective communication skills that will stop undesirable...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Taming Tempers and Tantrums (Parents of Children 2-5 yrs) 3/20/14 6PM - 8PM

Richmond | View Map

A developmental task of the young child is to learn impulse control and to manage their feelings.  Discuss what may trigger tantrums and...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting the Impulsive Child 5-11 yrs 3/19/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Has your child been described as busy, distracted, inattentive, or impulsive? Let's take the scare out of the descriptive labels and...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Finding Calm (Parents of Children 12 and over) 3/19/14 12PM - 1:30PM

Glen Allen | View Map

As children approach the teen years parents worry that the stakes get higher as teens strive for more independence and autonomy. This class...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Nobody Told Me (Moms of Children Birth through Preschool) 3/18/14 6PM - 7:30PM

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Join other moms for casual, supportive discussion about the challenges and triumphs of motherhood or whatever else is on your mind. Our...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Rewards, Stickers & Hugs: How to Motivate Your Kids (Parents of Children 2-8 yrs 3/13/14 6PM - 8PM

Midlothian | View Map

Children respond to praise, incentives and rewards in order to learn new things and to change their behavior.  You will learn how to use...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting the Anxious Child (Parents of Children 2-6 yrs) 3/11/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Richmond | View Map

Discuss the causes of anxiety in young children and learn how to teach children coping skills which will serve them over a lifetime....

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Commonwealth Parenting

Choosing Your Battles (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs) 3/6/14 6PM - 8PM

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We have all heard that we should "choose our battles" wisely--in life, at work, with our kids.  Easier said than done!  In this workshop,...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Peer Pressure and Middleschoolers 3/5/14 12PM - 1:30PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Parents of adolescents are rightfully concerned about peer pressure and its influence on children’s values. This class explores the variety...

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Commonwealth Parenting

What Parents of Toddlers & Preschoolers Need to Know About Sleep 3/1/14 10AM - 11:30AM

Glen Allen | View Map

Sleep is essential to a child’s healthy development. Get tips for using soothing settings, rituals and routines to develop the skill of...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Beyond Time Out (Parents of Children 5-9 yrs.) 2/26/14 6PM - 8PM

Richmond | View Map

You've tried "time out" as a behavior management strategy, but that is not effective for you. Learn an approach to discipline and setting...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Terrific Twos and Thrilling Threes 2/19/14 6PM - 8PM

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Toddlers seem to blossom overnight into very independent little persons. Find out how you can help your child's development in a natural...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Nobody Told Me (All Moms) 2/18/14 6PM - 7:30PM

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Join other moms for casual, supportive discussion about the challenges and triumphs of motherhood or whatever else is on your mind. Our...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Terrific Twos and Thrilling Threes 2/12/14 6PM - 8PM

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Toddlers seem to blossom overnight into very independent little persons. Find out how you can help your child's development in a natural...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Parenting Four and Five Year Olds 2/11/14 6PM - 8PM

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The four and five year old is transitioning away from the preschool years to elementary age. They are capable, independent, and...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Using Logical Consequences (Parents of Children 5-10 yrs) 2/10/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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If you are tired of counting, negotiating, threatening and yelling to get your children to comply, this is the class for you. Learn how to...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Establishing Rules, & Consequences for Children 11-16 yrs. 2/6/14 12PM - 1:30PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Discuss effective means of setting rules, boundaries and consequences while still encouraging autonomy in your adolescent.

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Commonwealth Parenting

Let's Talk About Boys (Parents/Caregivers of boys birth to 9 yrs) 2/4/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | View Map

This class is all about boys; how they think, what drives their behavior and how to create environments for success at home and school....

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Commonwealth Parenting

The Negotiation Years (Parents/Caregivers of Children 5-11 yrs) 1/30/14 6PM - 8PM

Richmond | View Map

The Negotiation Years  (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs)  Are you negotiating with your child over every little detail from homework to...

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Commonwealth Parenting

Mother and Daughter Connections (Parents of Girls 11-15 yrs.) 1/28/14 12PM - 1:30PM

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During the middle school years, mother-daughter relationships begin to change as girls begin their journey to new independence. This can be...

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