• Upcoming Classes & Events

    • Baby Care for Adoptive Parents Session 2

      When: September 22, 2014 | From 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
      Cost: 30.00
      | Children's Museum of Richmond-Central

      (For families about to be formed through adoption –  Part 2 of 2)  Along with healthy baby care, this two-session class will focus on the special needs and issues specific to adoption, such as the importance of choosing an adoption-friendly pediatrician, infant/child nutrition,  ways to promote bonding/attachment, and coping with comments/questions from others. Parents should register for both sessions. Class fee is per person, per session. Session 1 is scheduled for September 15th.

      Instructors: Cristal Lake-Sanders, LPC and Michelle Sharma, RN

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      Session 1:

      Baby Care Basics – Feeding and Nutrition, Diaper Changing, Bathing, Sleeping, Infant Health and Choosing a Pediatrician

      Preparing for Parenthood Through Adoption – Attachment and Bonding

       

      Session 2:

      Rites of Passage to Becoming a Parent

      Coping with Comments from Friends and Family

      Talking with Your Child About Adoption

    • Fighters, Biters, Pushers and Smushers

      When: September 23, 2014 | From 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
      Cost: $30.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond-Fredericksburg

      (for Parents/Caregivers of Toddlers):

      Class participants will learn 1) that toddler aggression is usually a normal part of development;  2) how to handle toddler aggression and how to minimize its impact; and 3) when aggression is abnormal and when to seek help.

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    • When Time Out Doesn’t Work

      When: September 24, 2014 | From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
      Cost: $30.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond- Short Pump

      When Time Out Doesn’t Work (for Parents/Caregivers of Toddlers):

      Learn the tricks and the science of teaching your children to manage their own behavior. Move from working against your child to working with your child for everyone’s happiness.

      Instructor: Courtney Bevan, M.A.

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    • ADHD: Paths To Success

      When: September 25, 2014 | From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
      Cost: $25.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond- Central

      ADHD: Paths To Success (for Parents/Caregivers of Children Ages 4-11):

      Learn strategies for working with the child on the symptoms which affect education, such as disorganization, procrastination, and distraction. Get tips for positive communication between home and school.

      Instructor: Michelle Johnston, M.Ed

      Eventbrite - ADHD: Paths To Success

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