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Grace Under Pressure: Skills for Stretched and Stressed Dads and Father surrogates - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • December 13, 2017 7:00 pm

Have you ever found that your emotions and reactions as a parent are confusing, scary and hard to manage? Have you had trouble juggling the demands and stresses of parenting- (what parent hasn’t)? Parenting can be fraught with mess, stress and things not going the way we want them to. We can feel defeated and (more…)

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Fall 2017 FREE Monthly Breastfeeding Support Group - Thursdays The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • December 21, 2017 12:15 pm

You’ve heard it all before – breastfeeding is normal! Breastfeeding is natural! Breastfeeding is nature’s most perfect food! It’s all true. But breastfeeding also has its challenges. And the most effective way to ensure you meet your breastfeeding goals is through support from other experienced breastfeeding mothers. Please join us for a *FREE* breastfeeding support (more…)

Prenatal, Infant, Baby Register
TLC Moms of Tweens Conversation Group The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • January 2, 2018 7:30 pm

Do you want to parent your tween better? Do you feel like you need more parenting tools to help deal with your tween? Do you wish you could talk about your parenting challenges and successes in a safe and confidential group with other moms? Tweens are defined as children age 7-12 years old, come without (more…)

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BE THE PARENT YOU WANT TO BE! A New Way of Understanding and Parenting Kids (3-18 years old): 4-week Workshop Series - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • January 10, 2018 10:00 am

Do you ever feel frustrated with your child? Find yourself shouting often and imposing punishments or rewards in reaction to challenging behavior? Do you wish you had a more effective parenting approach that also helps to build a better relationship between you and your child? Think:Kids Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach, based in MGH’s Department of Psychiatry, provides parents with concrete tools to (more…)

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Toilet Training with Tender Loving Care (TLC) Ready? Set? Go! - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • January 11, 2018 7:00 pm

Are you wondering if it is time to introduce potty training at home? Are you wondering which potty chair to use? How about the choice between Pull-Ups and underwear? And what about rewards- praise? M&M’s? Sticker charts? We will be addressing all these common questions, and much more, during our evening TLC Parent Workshop on (more…)

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Supporting Sibling Relationships - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • February 7, 2018 7:00 pm

Whether you are preparing for a second child or already a parent of more than one, this workshop on Supporting TLC Sibling Relationships is for you! Sibling rivalry is unavoidable, but the good news is there are proven, evidence-based solutions parents can implement to make an enormous difference in sibling relationships. Participants will learn simple (more…)

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Family & Friends CPR: TLC Parent Workshop - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • February 10, 2018 2:00 pm

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR, and mild and severe airway block for adults, children, and infants. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students (more…)

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An Overview of Positive Discipline - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • February 12, 2018 6:30 pm

Are you struggling to manage your child’s behavior?  Is this taking a toll on your relationship?  With so many parenting approaches, how do you choose the best option for you and your child? Join us for a brief introduction to positive parenting where we’ll learn the key components to developing (or restoring) a positive relationship (more…)

Toddler, Preschool, School-Age Register
Grace Under Pressure: Skills for Stretched and Stressed Moms, Dads, and other Caregivers - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • March 14, 2018 7:00 pm

Have you ever found that your emotions and reactions as a parent are confusing, scary and hard to manage? Have you had trouble juggling the demands and stresses of parenting- (what parent hasn’t)? Parenting can be fraught with mess, stress and things not going the way we want them to. We can feel defeated and (more…)

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Hearts and Minds: Building Empathy and Self-Regulation in Kids - TLC Parent Workshop - 2017-2018 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • May 7, 2018 7:00 pm

Does this scenario sound familiar? Your child does something s/he shouldn’t. You get upset. Your child starts crying. Everyone storms off to separate corners. Nothing is resolved.  We all want our kids to learn self-regulation, empathy, and problem solving, but all too often we aren’t the best role models for these skills. This workshop will address the importance (more…)

Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School-Age Register