Do You Want to be a Calm, Present, and Empathetic Parent?
Don’t miss our upcoming workshops for parents of school-aged kids: Parenting for Emotional Wellbeing. These four-part, interactive workshops will provide a friendly space for you to cultivate advanced social and emotional awareness and skills that can help you clarify your parenting identity, improve relationships in your family and help you raise resilient kids.
You can choose between two options:
- VIRTUALLY (Zoom) on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10/10, 10/12, 10/17, 10/19 from 10-11am
- IN-PERSON (LWSD Resource Center, Redmond) on Sundays: 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5 from 10-11:30am
The cost of this workshop is $25 ($180 value). Spaces are limited, so register early!
This workshop runs for four sessions.
Session 1: Cultivating Compassionate Self-Awareness
In this session, parents will learn how to cultivates aspects of compassionate self-awareness and engage in mindfulness exercise to practice this skill. You’ll deepen your understanding of your parenting identity and explore your core values as a parent.
Session 2: Strengthening Self-Management
In this session, parents will learn how to grow self-management skills: both to respond wisely to challenging emotions and to fully experience positive emotions.
Session 3: Growing Empathy
In this session we’ll take a closer look at how to strengthen our own capacity to empathize with our family members. We’ll practice advanced empathetic listening skills with each other explore ways to help our kids our kids cultivate this skill.
Session 4: Bringing it Home
In this final session, we’ll integrate learning from the previous sessions into a personal growth plan and explore specific strategies for helping our kids grow their self-awareness, emotional regulation and empathy skills.
Bonnie McDaniel, Ph.D. & Parent Coach