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Parenting the High Maintenance Child (Parents of children ages 4-11) 7/10/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-07-10 18:30:00 2014-07-10 20:00:00

Children's Museum of Richmond-Chesterfield Lake Harbour Dr Midlothian VA | View map

You are not powerless, and you are not alone. This class focuses on common challenges and offers strategies that work at home and in the...

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Summer Solutions for Children with Special Needs 7/15/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-07-15 18:30:00 2014-07-15 20:00:00

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

School's out for summer! Learn about the "Recipe for a Succesful Public Outing" as well as ideas for activities and community field trips...

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The Nature of Boys (Parents of Boys Ages 4 - 11) 7/16/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-07-16 18:30:00 2014-07-16 20:00:00

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

This session focuses on why many boys have difficulty in school and tools for facilitating academic success, as well as effective behavior...

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ADHD: Paths to Success (Parents of School-Age Children) 7/17/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-07-17 18:30:00 2014-07-17 20:00:00

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

This workshop will take a look at symptoms which affect education such as disorganization, procrastination, distraction and fidgeting....

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Raising A Socially Savvy Child 7/18/14 12PM - 1PM 2014-07-18 12:00:00 2014-07-18 13:00:00

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

As children spend more time in front of their screens, or in organized activities structured by adults, social skills may suffer. This...

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Beyond Time Out 7/24/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-07-24 18:30:00 2014-07-24 20:00:00

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

In this class, participants will 1) Learn the tricks and the science of teaching your children to manage their own behavior; 2) Discover...

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Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers 7/29/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-07-29 18:30:00 2014-07-29 20:00:00

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

Class participants will learn 1) that toddler aggression is usually a normal part of development;  2) how to handle toddler aggression and...

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How to Talk With Teens 7/9/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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This class focuses on how to 1) communicate with your teen as a mentor not a cop; 2) establish a positive respectful, relationship while...

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Back Talk: Dealing with a Disrespectful Child (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs.) 6/25/14 6:30PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Allowing a child to treat us with disrespect is not only hurtful, but not in the child's best interest. Behavior at home spills over into...

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Challenging Behaviors; Positive Solutions (Parents of Preschoolers) 6/24/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Discuss typical behavioral characteristics of the preschooler. Learn practical techniques for understanding, effectively responding and...

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Parenting the Impulsive Child 4-11 yrs 6/18/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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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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Motivating the Unmotivated: Parents of Children 11-16 yrs. 6/17/14 12PM - 1PM

Glen Allen | View Map

As parents of adolescents, it seems we spend a lot of time trying to motivate our children to get a summer job, take school seriously,...

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Making Sense of Toddler and Preschool Meltdowns(Parents/Caregivers of Children 18 mos.-4 yrs) 6/5/14 6:30PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | View Map

Discuss the most common "meltdowns." Understand why they happen and what triggers them. Get effective ideas for minimizing their frequency...

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And I Mean it! Using Logical Consequences (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs) 5/29/14 6PM - 8PM

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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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Parenting the Defiant Child (Parents of Children 2-6 yrs) 5/28/14 6PM - 8PM

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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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Attitude vs. Gratitude (For All Parents) 5/22/14 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Glen Allen | View Map

When we allow our children to speak and act disrespectfully, when we indulge their "gimmes", and when we expect too little from them, we...

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

Glen Allen | 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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Nobody Told Me (Moms of Children Birth through Preschool) 5/20/14 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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Cool Ways to Respond to the Hot Buttons Your Preschooler Pushes 5/13/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | 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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Finding Calm (Parents of Children 3-9 yrs) 5/12/14 6PM - 8PM

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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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And I Mean it! Using Logical Consequences (Parents of Children 5-11 yrs) 5/8/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | 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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Parenting the Defiant Child (Parents of Children 2-6 yrs) 5/6/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | 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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Parenting the High Maintenance Child: (Parents of Children 4-11 yrs.) 4/23/14 6PM - 8PM

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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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Happy in Two Homes (Parents of Children of All Ages) 4/21/14 6PM - 8PM

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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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Terrific Twos and Thrilling Threes 4/17/14 6PM - 8PM

Glen Allen | 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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