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This is a group all about putting parenting into practice with a foundation of maintaining a safe and trusting environment. We talk about parenting in action- what to actually do on a daily basis or in oddball situations. Is it okay to put him in time out? Is it okay to negotiate a deal? What do we do when she absolutely won't brush her teeth? Parenting is demanding and doesn't give us much free time, but this group believes to grow as parents we need to set aside this reflective discussion time with other like-minded parents. If you're on the edge about joining you may want to have a skim through Alfie Kohn's Unconditional Parenting and the CDC's research on adverse childhood experiences.

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Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 10:00 AM

    Play in the Park!

    3 Members

    Topic: Read chapter one of Alfie Kohn's The Myth of the Spoiled Child. You are welcome to come whether or not you'll be reading the book.

  • August 18 · 5:00 PM

    Play in the Park: Kenmore Park

    5 Members

    Topic: What was a situation where you just snapped as a parent? What lead up to it and how did you resolve it?

  • August 12 · 9:30 AM

    Play in the Park: Old Mill

    7 Members | 5.00

    Topic: How were you raised and how does that compare to how you raise your kids? We will meet at the playground, as always you are welcome to bring your kiddos! If you... Learn more

  • August 7 · 9:00 AM

    Play in the Park

    2 Members

    This is a chance to get to know each other. The kids can play in the playground, and there are several paths through the woods we can walk.

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