These meetings are not just another workshop to tell you what you are doing wrong. It’s a focus on what you are doing right.
But most of all, it’s a gathering of parents that want to come to terms with a not-perfect role and to find peace and balance in their parenting life.
Get confident in your parent role.
Enjoy the most of your family life.
Learn useful tools to make your children less scared and more confident.
Get rid of the "guilty" feeling of "always doing something wrong".
Learn how to diminish the “unwelcome” behavior and enhance some good habits.
Four meetings - feel free to choose to come in all or some or just one of them, depending on your needs and the age of your child(ren)which aim to cover these main points:
1. Wednesday 2 May 2018, 10.00-12.00
(*Special Guest Speaker: Patric Esters, Child Psychologist, www.mendingmind.com)
How to deal with adolescence. Be prepared for a rebellion in your house.
Effectively deal with disrespectful behavior.
Give them independence without loosing the boundaries.
2. Tuesday 8 May 2018, 10.00-12.00
The Multilingual Family.
(*Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold, Multilingual Language Consultant)
Third Culture Kids.
How kids react and feel before, during and after every move.
Practical skills and developmental issues that strengthen the child in every transition.
Managing with multilingualism.
3. Tuesday 15 May 2018, 10.00-12.00
Transforming undesired habits to good behavior.
Finding balance between expressing needs and respect.
Limits are critical to children's development and happiness.
Guiding your children on how to express their difficult emotions: anger, sadness.
Teaching children how to use boundaries to resist peer pressure and bullying.
4. Tuesday 22 May 2018, 10.00-12.00
The roles of parents and the relationship between siblings.
Before: The couple. After: the couple with kid(s): the new goals of the couple.
Being on the same page: do we agree on our parenting style? No more "good cop, bad cop".
Keep enjoying the relationship without being absorbed in the everyday struggles.
The siblings: learning to be more of friends, than of competitors for parents' love.
The psychology of the first-born, second-born, last-born child.
LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE - REGISTER NOW
Don't forget to mention which meetings you will be able to attend!
There will be coffee and tea.
DATES: 2 - 8 - 15 - 22 May 2018, 10.00-12.00 (4 weekly meetings - two hours each meeting)
PLACE: Leiden, Schipholweg 103.