60/90-minute lunchtime parenting seminars delivered in the workplace to groups of 5 to 100 employees. For working mums, dads, step-parents, grandparents, prospective parents and those just interested in learning more about parenting.
very inspiring talk
Thank you so much for the very inspiring talk you gave and the incredibly helpful 1:1 sessions, we received many positive comments.
session was excellent – great presenter who did a fantastic job with her real-life no-nonsense approach, good turnout and some good questions/engagement
interactive and engaging
it was one of the best parenting / work-life seminars I have attended. Even through a dial-in in Edinburgh, it was well-delivered, interactive and engaging.
cannot recommend Anita enough
The sessions were lively, fun and interactive as well as offering lots of practical advice and take aways. I cannot recommend Anita enough and hope we will be able to use her again.
My thanks to Anita for such a great seminar yesterday - I found the session so helpful!
Seminar 1: The Power of Positive Parenting
An introduction to the benefits of using positive parenting strategies and the five key principles behind this approach. How to create a positive learning environment, minimize misbehaviour and stay sane as a parent! [For parents /carers of children aged 1-10 years. Part of the Triple P® series.]
Seminar 2: Raising Confident, Competent Children
Helping children develop good communication and social skills, healthy self-esteem and independent problem-solving. Encouraging respect and co-operation and learning to be considerate of others.[For parents /carers of children aged 1-10 years. Part of the Triple P® series.]
Seminar 3: Raising Resilient Children
Strategies to help children manage their emotions and deal with life’s ups and downs without tears and tantrums. Encouraging a positive outlook and dealing with stressful events. [For parents /carers of children aged 1-10 years. Part of the Triple P® series.]
Seminar 4: Raising Responsible Teenagers
How family life can be adapted to support teenagers on their journey to independence and responsible adulthood. Encouraging respectful and considerate behaviour and agreeing family rules. [For parents /carers of children aged 10-18 years. Part of the Triple P® series.]
Seminar 5: Raising Competent Teenagers
Helping teenagers make the most of their opportunities inside and outside school to develop their skills, broaden their knowledge and develop routines and independent problem-solving skills. [For parents /carers of children aged 10-18 years. Part of the Triple P® series.]
Seminar 6: Getting Teenagers Connected
Helping teenagers develop a strong positive social network and become socially skilled. Teaching teens to understand others’ viewpoints, develop planning skills and stick to commitments. [For parents /carers of children aged 10-18 years. Part of the Triple P® series.]
Seminar 7: Promoting a Healthy Body Image
Practical strategies to foster children’s confidence in their individuality and help them feel good about their bodies. [all ages]
Seminar 8: Managing Sibling Conflict
What can parents do to prevent sibling conflict and how best to respond when it happens? This seminar explores the key reasons why sibling conflict occurs and looks at practical and effective measures to minimize bickering. Take a sneak peek at this seminar here. [2-12 years]
Seminar 9: Stress-free Morning Routines
Getting children ready and out of the house on time can be a working parent’s nightmare. Avoid morning battles with some clear and simple measures that will get everyone’s day off to a better start. [1-10 years]
Seminar 10: Talking to Children about Sex & Relationships
Which words? How much detail? How to protect children and equip them to make good choices? Tried-and-tested strategies for talking to children of all ages about bodies, puberty, families, relationships, sex and pregnancy. [all ages]
Seminar 11: Children and Sleep (how to get a good night’s sleep!)
Strategies for creating a good bedtime routine and reducing the stress of bedtime battles and broken nights. Explore the reasons behind children’s poor sleep habits and the pros and cons of different solutions. [6 mths-6 years]
Seminar 12: Making the most of time with your children
Positive parenting for busy parents! How to build a relationship with your child when your time is limited. Avoiding battles but maintaining boundaries. Parenting at a distance. Take a sneak preview of this seminar here. [all ages]
Seminar 13: 101 ideas for supporting your child’s development
Fun practical ideas for maximising your child’s potential through play. Understand your child’s development needs at different ages and tool yourself up with fun activities to brighten up bored moments and boost your child’s development. [0-10 years]
Seminar 14: Building children’s self-esteem
What are the important parenting must-do’s to help children feel good about themselves? How can we challenge children’s negative thinking and encourage them to think positively and believe in themselves? This seminar explores key parenting principles and strategies for building up children’s self-esteem. [5-16 years]
Seminar 15: Helping children cope with stress and anxiety
All children experience stressful events, whether it’s starting a new school, exams or changes in family make-up. Children who are prone to anxiety can find that their worried feelings start to impact negatively on their daily lives. This seminar looks at strategies that parents can use to support children to cope with stress and anxiety and discusses when and where to seek further help. [ages 5-16 years]
Seminar 16: Raising Girls/Raising Boys
How important is gender in child development? How do society’s and parents’ expectations about gender affect children? What are the differences between boys and girls and what do those differences mean in terms of how we parent sons and daughters? Take a sneak peek at this seminar here. [ages 0-11 years]
Seminar 17: Children and Bullying
Lots of children encounter bullying at some time in their lives, either as victim, witness or perpetrator. Most bounce back from it but, for some, it can have serious negative consequences. This seminar offers practical advice to help parents prevent, detect and respond to bullying. [ages 5-16 years]
Seminar 18: A positive parenting approach to Christmas
Christmas can be a challenging time for families. Expectations are high but conditions are primed for conflict and misbehaviour. How can parents use positive parenting strategies to pass on family values, set expectations and manage boundaries without ruining the Christmas spirit? [ages 1-16 years]
Seminar 19: Positive Parenting in the Digital Age
Putting appropriate limits around children’s screen time can be a real challenge for modern parents. How much tech time is too much tech time? This seminar explores the impacts of the digital world on child development and outlines positive strategies for managing children’s screen time to ensure a well-balanced childhood and create a digitally healthy family life. [ages 1-16yrs]
For more information about lunchtime parenting seminars, contact me or email email@example.com.
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