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Your child’s first few years are so important! Learn how to make the most of them with Active Parenting: First Five Years, a program for parents and other caregivers.  This course will show you how to nurture your child with a “just right” combination of freedom and nonviolent discipline. Help your kids start strong.  The class meets six (6) times for two hours.

Session I: You and Your Child

  1. Styles of parenting

  2. Ages and stages of development

Session II: Preventing Problems

  1. Your child’s beautiful brain

  2. Using nonviolent discipline

Session III: Encouraging Positive Behavior

  1. The power of encouragement

  2. Choices and consequences

  3. Caring for the caregiver

Session IV: Preparing for School Success

  1. Six smart things parents can do to help young children get ready for school

How It Works

Classes meet for 6-weeks.  Locations vary.  Pre-registration required.
Register below or call 540-942-6757.


Fee is $55, however a sliding scale is available upon request.

Account Code: 08YAP

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