For more information about classes, resources, and family friendly events contact Christine Kendle.

Registration fee: $30 for each parenting class



 
Active Parenting Birth to 5 (formerly 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents!)

This 3-session workshop is perfect for first-time parents with children birth to 5 years of age. It addresses ages and stages of development, parenting styles, parent-child bonding, effective non-violent discipline, and the power of encouragement.

January-July 2018 Classes:

  • January 10, 17, 31; 6:00-7:15 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • January 11, 18, 25; 1:00-3:00 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • February 7, 21, 28; 6:00-7:15 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • March 6, 13, 20; 9:15-11:15 AM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • May 2, 9, 16; 9:15-11:15 AM at Broadway United Methodist Church

Click here for the Active Parenting Birth to 5 Flyer/Registration Form

Active Parenting 4th Edition

This 3-session workshop focuses on helping parents raise responsible children who are able to resist negative peer pressure. It is designed for parents with children 5-12 years of age. The series also addresses parenting styles, winning cooperation, effective non-violent discipline with logical and natural consequesnces, and building your child's self-esteem.

January-July 2018 Classes:

  • January 9, 16, 23; 1:00-3:30 PM at Gnadenhutten Library
  • February 7, 14, 21; 9:00-11:00 AM at Twin City HS Learning Center
  • March 1, 8, 15; 6:00-8:30 PM; TBD
  • March 5, 7, 12; 9:15-11:15 AM at Malvern DFW Church
  • April 10, 17, 24; 10:00 AM - Noon at Jewett United Methodist Church
  • April 16, 23, 30; 9:15-11:15 AM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • May 10, 17, 24; 1:00-3:30 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • June 5, 12, 19; 9:00-11:00 AM at Dover Library

Click here for the Active Parenting 4th Edition Flyer/Registration Form

Active Parenting of Teens

Perfect for parents of tweens and teens, this 3-session program provides tools for parents to help navigate through the teen years. Teen issues (self-esteem, technology, drug and alcohol use, bullying) and risk prevention strategies are discussed.

January-July 2018 Classes:

  • February 1, 8, 15; 6:00-8:30 PM, TBD
  • March 7, 14, 21; 6:00-7:15 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • April 10, 17, 24; 1:00-3:30 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • April 11, 18, 25; 6:00-7:15 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • June 7, 14, 21; 1:00-3:30 PM at Gnadenhutten Library

Click here for the Active Parenting of Teens Flyer/Registration Form

Successful Co-Parenting

This 2-hour class is designed to equip parents with knowledge, skills, tools, and awareness to help their children adjust to their parents' divorce now and in the future.

January-July 2018 Classes:

  • January 29; 9:00-11:00 AM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • March 13; 5:30-7:30 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • April 26; 1:00-3:00 PM at Broadway United Methodist Church
  • June 6; 9:00-11:00 AM at Broadway United Methodist Church

Click here for the Successful Co-Parenting Flyer/Registration Form