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Spring Parent Ed Offerings

Ask a Parent Instructor – A Virtual Parent Education Opportunity:                                                                  Schill                                                

Apr 6, Thu all day

Wanted to attend a seminar but couldn’t get away that night? Made it almost to the door but little one had a meltdown? Never fear, we’re here to help!  On Thursday, April 6, visit the SSC Preschool Facebook page with your burning questions and areas of concern or interest.  Ask your question and at the end of the day, Parent Instructor Jen Schill will respond with ideas, options, advice, and all-around support.                                                                   Facebook

 

Boys Will Be Boys                                              Schill/Giomi

May 17, Wed 7:00 – 9:00 PM  new date!

Boys will be boys…so the saying goes.  What does that really mean?  How can we support our boys’ growth into loving, independent, confident men of the future?  Join Jen Schill and Jen Giomi, mothers of 4 boys in total, to explore the nature of boys and the pop and educational culture our boys are growing up in today.  Come away feeling capable of honoring your son where he is and advocating for his needs.                              Register at schill.jen@gmail.com

Alki Cooperative Preschool

Alki United Church of Christ, 6115 SW Hinds St  98116

 

Making Sense of Sensory Processing                 Hirshberg

 Apr 24, Mon 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Carey Goldenberg M.S. OTR/L Clinic Director, Occupational Therapist from Seattle Therapy Network will give a fun interactive talk about sensory processing.  Come learn about our seven senses: touch, hearing, vision, taste, smell, proprioception, and vestibular, and explore how to encourage their development to support children who may have sensory processing difficulties. We will discuss tips and activities for incorporating sensory ideas into everyday life, and resources for professional help.

Register at wendihirsh@comcast.net. Admiral Cooperative Preschool – Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st Ave SW  98116

 

Children Learn What They Live                            Ushimaru

Apr 25, Tue 7:00 – 9:00 PM

As a parent, you have values that you are passing on to your child in the decisions you make every day.  So, what are these values?  Are they honesty, kindness, generosity, self-worth, respect, patience, tolerance?  In this class we will talk about the ways you can identify and clarify your values as well as discuss how to inspire values through your parenting.  

                            Register at kyleneushimaru@gmail.com

Arbor Heights Cooperative Preschool Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st Ave SW  98116

 

Girls, Girls, Girls                                                      Danforth

Apr 26, Wed 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Will girls be girls?   What uniquely female characteristics do girls bring to our world?  Come and explore brain research, studies, and attitudes that give us insights into how females approach relationships, aggression, learning, and careers.  Be ready to brainstorm ways to develop our daughters’ self esteem and attitudes that will help guide them to become strong individuals.

                                 Register at barbdanforth@gmail.com

Admiral Cooperative Preschool – Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st Ave SW  98116

 

Who Takes Care of the Caregiver                         Hirshberg       

Apr 27, Thu 7:00 – 9:00 PM

As parents we give and give and give.  We are so busy giving to others that we often neglect taking time to nourish ourselves.  Come and discuss ways to recognize and strategize about how to find the nourishment we need in order to meet the daily challenges of parents.  This class is for YOU!

                                  Register at wendihirsh@comcast.net

Admiral Cooperative Preschool – Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st Ave SW  98116