I find the parents I work with are very aware of what they don't want to do: bribe, punish, shame, or yell. For good reason! Bribery has been shown through research to be demotivate children, yelling creates fear, and using shame threatens a child's core sense of self. The trouble is, parents aren't sure what to do.
"How to Set Loving Limits" is a free Parent Workshop designed just for the parents of preschoolers. Sponsored by First Church Preschool.
"How to Set Loving Limits" is designed to teach parents how to set a limit that is both kind and firm, which is discipline that actually encourages better behavior. We will do a "deep dive" into the why behind the young child's behavior and I'll teach you useful phrases that are designed to promote cooperation and respect. These techniques are rooted in brain science, and will help parents to feel more confident and happier at home.
In the end you will be able to set limits that will ultimately serve to teach the child the new, more positive behavior instead of simply extinguishing the old one. No yelling required!
About Emily Trotman, M. ED.
I have over 25 years of working with children and families--from babies to middle school students-- in places like Virginia, Mexico City and now here in Connecticut. My experience ranges from classrooms with 8th graders, to group musical experiences with the very young child, to helping adults be better parents. At the core is my belief that parents are the primary teachers, so being a Parent Coach and Educator is the perfect fit for me. My passion is to help parents to feel confident in their choices.
To learn more about Emily Trotman click here: emilytrotman.com
Dates, Times, and Location - Morning AND Evening Options
Dates: Wednesday, January 15 & 22nd (this is a two part series, plan to attend both)
Time: Morning 9:30-11:00 am OR Evening 6:30-8:00 pm
First Church Congregational Preschool of Old Greenwich
108 Sound Beach Ave
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
To attend, RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to know how to get started on your new plan for your parenting?
Set up a free 20 minute Parent coaching: emilytrotman.com
This event is sponsored by First Church Preschool and is open to the public.