• Upcoming Classes & Events

    • Technology: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

      When: March 10, 2015 | From 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
      Cost: 30.00
      | Children's Museum of RIchmond- Short Pump

      Join us to hear Dr. Liv Schneider as she presents:

      • practical techniques to ensure that your children get the most out of media and technology without crowding out other important developmental experiences
      • several key strategies parents can use to help their children effectively utilize media,
      • simple web based resources to support parents’ efforts to effectively manage their children’s media use.

      Commonwealth Parenting Family Educators will facilitate a Question & Answer session to implement these strategies at home.

      With grateful thanks to local pediatrician Dr. Liv Schneider for donating her time to teach, we are able to offer discounts and scholarships for this session.

      $30 per person includes dinner, class, parenting experts and an interactive Q&A session. Babysitting is included, reservations required. All seminars and workshops operate on a sliding fee scale basis. Scholarships and discounts are available. Please inquire.

      Eventbrite - Technology: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    • Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers

      When: March 11, 2015 | From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
      Cost: $30.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump

      (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.

      Family Educator: Susan M. Brown, M.A. 

      Eventbrite - Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers

    • ADHD: Paths to Success

      When: March 17, 2015 | From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
      Cost: $30.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond- Central

      (for Parents/Caregivers of School-Aged Children) Help your child experience more school success from now until the end of the year. Take a look at strategies for working with the child on the symptoms which affect education such as disorganization, procrastination, distraction and fidgeting. Learn to gradually teach your child to be better organized with homework and schedules. Get tips for positive communication between school and home.

      Family Educator: Michelle Johnston, M.Ed


      Eventbrite - ADHD: Paths to Success

    • Helping or Hindering? When to Intervene

      When: March 19, 2015 | From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
      Cost: $30.00
      | The Children's Museum of Richmond-Short Pump

      (for Parents/Caregivers of School-Aged Children) How involved should you be in your child’s homework? When do you speak to your child’s teacher? Should you track their work on a regular basis? In this class parents will learn how to move their student from reliance to independence. Determine what stategies and practices are helpful for your child’s learning and educational skill-set and what can hinder them.

      Family Educator: Susan Brown, M.A.


      Eventbrite - Helping or Hindering? When to Intervene

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