FREE Parenting Classes to be Offered Throughout Summer

These parenting classes are designed to help caregivers and parents connect and grow with their children. All classes are free and open to the public and located in the Wellness Education Room. Registration is required.

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INFANT SERIES

Play & Milestones | Wednesday, June 5th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM |
During this class you learn: Important milestones, how to safely play with baby, toys to avoid, and games to play with baby.

Nutrition Health & Safety | Tuesday, July 30th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM |
During this class you learn: Well baby visits, safe feedings, and introducing solid foods.

Positive Parenting | Thursday, August 15th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM |
During this class you learn: To be attentive to your baby’s cues, how your reactions and presence impacts the way your baby feels, learns and grows, and the five principals of Positive Parenting.

Emotionally Healthy Children|Thursday, August 22nd from 6:30PM to 8:30PM |During this class you learn: Help baby feel loved, comforted and accepted, why feeling loved is so important, and comforting a crying baby.

Toddler Series

Nutrition, Health & Safety | Tuesday, July 9th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM | During this class you learn: Keeping your child active, nutrition tips, teaching safe choices, and well-child visits.

Postive Parenting | Wednesday, August 7th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM | This class is designed to help caregivers and parents connect and grow with their children. During this class you learn: Bonding with your child, normal toddler behaviors and challenges, and tantrums

Emotionally Healthy Children | Thursday, August 29th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM | During this class you learn: Why feeling loved is so important, Mental Health versus Physical Health, emotional needs and coping and learning different emotions

Parenting Series

The Breakdown Of Bullying | Monday, July 1st from 6:30PM to 8:30PM | Parents and children are invited to participate in a discussion-filled class about bullying. This class describes the five W’s of bullying: what it is, when it starts, whom it starts with and where and why it starts. Participants learn the facts and skills to prevent, and how to handle bullying situations. Niceness is Priceless.

The Connected Generation: Social Media Safety | Thursday, July 25th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM | This class helps create a conversation about social media between parents and their children. This class helps participants build awareness about the different types of media and potential risks and benefits. Participants learn how to use and monitor social media in a healthy way.

A Parents Role In Puberty | Monday, July 29th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM | This class is designed to prepare and help parents support their children through puberty. Participants will learn about the basics of the puberty process and situations that may come along with it such as body image, mood swings and risky behaviors. Parents will learn the importance of creating a healthy atmosphere and how to start an open conversation about puberty.

Fatherhood | Monday, August 12th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM | During this class you learn: What babies need from dads, new dad emotions, healthy relationships, and importance of self-care.