Lunchtime Parenting Seminars

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.

such positive feedback

We would like to invite you to provide an additional 2 seminars as we had such positive feedback from your visit.

Intel

fantastic speaker

'Just wanted to feed back that today's seminar was incredibly interesting and through provoking. Anita was a fantastic speaker and I think we could easily have kept her there another hour with our questions!'

Cityparents seminar attendee

would definitely recommend

I would definitely recommend this to a colleague. It was far more valuable than I ever expected.

Parenting clinic

our session really helped

I'm really pleased to let you know that the strategies we chatted through have been successful - in such a short space of time.

Coachee

a lot of value

I found a lot of value out of the session and it gave me specific actions and next steps as to how to deal with the issue... It's great to be able to have a private impartial discussion about my children.  

Parenting clinic, Shell

thought-provoking and authentic

Just wanted to drop you a quick line to say thanks for the seminar at the bank today. I found it really thought-provoking and authentic and I'll certainly be putting some of your recommended tips into action!

Seminar attendee, ICBC Standard Bank

more fun and caring relationship

I have learnt so much about myself and my actions. I have a better understanding of what my children need and we already have a better, calmer, more fun and caring relationship.

Parent

inspirational presentation

Thank you so much for your insightful and inspirational presentation. It made me think and reflect on my approach.

Seminar attendee

really enjoyed your talk

I really enjoyed your talk today at Credit Suisse... You set a goal of people leaving with one or two ideas they could put into practice and I know I’ve got a bunch that I’ll try.

Seminar attendee, Credit Suisse

can’t recommend enough

Can't recommend enough. Fun, interactive and practical sessions providing lots of opportunity for discussion. Anita is very experienced and highly engaging offering insights and guidance on many of the daily challenges we face as parents.

Seminar attendee

helped me understand my children in a different way

I have 2 children ages 11 and 13 and this was a fantastic event it really helped me to understand my 2 children in a different way. I can only speak highly of the lady who has great experience of all aspect in the teenage world. She was clear, precise and funny.

Seminar attendee, Credit Suisse

expert in your field

Your expertise, credibility and objectivity will enable us to land these key messages in a far stronger way - I have had nothing but amazing feedback from the session we ran at HH where the audience felt you were not only expert in your field but also very engaging and personable

Brand Manager

 

Seminar 1: The Power of Positive Parenting

lunchtime parenting seminarsAn 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

lunchtime parenting seminarsHelping 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

lunchtime parenting seminarsStrategies 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

lunchtime parenting seminarsHow 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

lunchtime parenting seminarsHelping 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

lunchtime parenting seminarsHelping 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]

Seminar 20: Talking to children about tragic events

Whether it’s family tragedy or international terrorism, we can’t always protect children from distressing news. How can parents talk to children about tragic events in an age-appropriate way without frightening them? How can we help them develop the resilience and coping skills to bounce back quickly from difficult thoughts and feelings? [ages 3-16yrs]

Seminar 21: Supporting children’s mental health

All children need to know that it is possible to feel mentally unwell as well as physically unwell and what to do if that happens. Parents can support children’s mental health by talking about mental health, listening empathetically, using emotional first aid skills, teaching coping skills and knowing how and when to seek help. [ages 5-16yrs]

Seminar 22: Successful Step-Parenting

Being a step-parent brings unique challenges. This honest and practical seminar examines the issues, the problems that can arise and the key ideas for making it work. With lots of time for questions and problem-solving. [all ages]

Seminar 23: Encouraging Co-operation

How to get children to do what they’re asked, when they’re asked! Positive parenting strategies for encouraging co-operation and managing non-co-operation without shouting or threats. How to give instructions that will be followed and how to follow through if they aren’t. Practical solutions to real-life parenting problems. [ages 2-10 years]

Seminar 24: How to enjoy family evenings with less stress [NEW!]

It isn’t easy parenting at the end of a long working day – children want a piece of their parents, parents want to enjoy their children, everyone is a bit tired and looking for downtime but there is a meal to make, homework to do, PE Kit to find and wash, and reluctant children to be coaxed through the evening routine of bath, teeth and bed. This seminar is full of practical can-do tips to help working parents make family evenings with children less stressful and more enjoyable. [ages 2-10 years]

Seminar 25: Communicating with teenagers [NEW!]

The teenage years involve a major shift in parents’ relationships with their children. Striving for independence, teens can withdraw from family activities, become secretive or reject their parents’ opinions. But teenagers are very vulnerable and maintaining good communication in these years is vital. This seminar offers practical tips on how to stay connected, even through the rough patches. [ages 10-18 years]

Seminar 26: Preparing teenagers for leaving home [NEW!]

Whether they are heading off to university or just getting ready for the adult world, parents have a key role in helping older teenagers have the skills, confidence and resilience to become independent young adults. Practical ideas on how to help teenagers be ready to take their place in the adult world. [ages 16-19 years]

The Positive Parenting Project

 

For more information about lunchtime parenting seminars, contact me or email anita@positiveparentingproject.co.uk.

 

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