“We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.”

Maria Montessori

Parent Education

Curiosity and the love of learning are not only for your children - you can join in on the fun, too!

Join Certified Parent Educator, Florence Sturm, for one of two fun and productive parenting classes filled with wisdom, humor, and practical advice, guaranteed to help you communicate in new ways to encourage responsibility, inspire confidence and develop the best possible relationship with your children.

"Back to Basics"

"The Parent's Handbook: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting"- by Don Dinkmeyer, Sr. and Gary D. McKay
For parents of children ages 2-8

Do you find yourself saying the same things over and over to your kids and not getting anywhere? Do you wish there was a better way? Join Florence Sturm, for this class for parents of young children that will help you to communicate in a new way that will encourage responsibility, inspire confidence and develop the best possible relationship with your children. You will laugh, learn and practice new skills!

This is one of the country's most popular parenting guides. It helps parents meet the challenges of raising a family today. The Parent's Handbook shows parents how they can become more knowledgeable, confident, and successful in relating to their children while discussing misbehavior, communication, encouragement, natural and logical consequences, and family meetings.

This class will be held Tuesdays from 9:30AM to 11:00AM beginning January 23rd.

1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27

(If needed, our make up class will take place on March 6th.)
Deadline to register: January 15, 2018

"Letting Go"

"Letting Go with Love and Confidence" – by Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., M.S.Ed.
For parents of children ages 9-14

For parents, nurturing their preteens and teens to become healthy, well-adjusted adults seems more challenging now than ever before. There are many pressures for kids to grow up faster than they should. Here, renowned adolescent medicine specialist Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., and award-winning journalist Susan Fitzgerald offer parents a practical, thoughtful strategy for guiding children through all the turning points on the way to adulthood - the "whens" and "hows" of adolescence.

This class will be held Fridays from 9:30AM to 11:00AM beginning January 19th.
1/19, 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23

(If needed, our make up class will take place on April 6th.)
Deadline to register: January 15, 2018