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Parent Workshops

The Loved Child (TLC Family Center) offers a variety of parent workshops for expecting parents and those with babies, toddlers, and young children. These expert-facilitated workshops are typically scheduled evening hours or on the weekends. TLC professionals also facilitate these workshops on-site at businesses (Lunch & Learns or after/before-work hours), health care practices, wellness centers, early childhood programs (daycares, preschools, and elementary schools), community groups, and private settings. Click HERE for a sample list of TLC’s most popular workshop topics. If you are interested in a topic not listed, please do not hesitate to be in touch: info@thelovedchild.net

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Event Venue Date Description Ages
Stop Creating a Picky Eater - Fall 2018 The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • October 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Feeding your family is one of the most important and stressful parenting jobs. Yet, strategies commonly used to encourage healthy eating such as “no thank you bites” or “dinner before dessert” actually backfire and create pickier eaters! Join this informative discussion to learn an evidence-based approach for raising competent, healthy eaters and get tips to (more…)

Toddler, Preschool, School-Age Register
Fall 2018 Sleep Support Groups for Families with Children 0-4 years The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • October 25, 2018 11:00 am

Join experienced pediatric sleep consultant and child development specialist, Sarah Kerrigan, as she facilitates a drop-in support group for parents of children 0-4 years. Come share your experiences and struggles around sleep with parents who can relate! Learn from the group, gain the support of others, and gather information on the science behind your child’s (more…)

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Baby Signing Play Family Events - Fall 2018 The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • October 28, 2018 9:30 am

Description: Join developmental expert and Baby Signs educator Maggie Magner for an hour of signing play and practice with your baby. Learn the best strategies and tips to get your baby to sign and communicate more quickly and enjoy some quality playtime too! Signing has been shown to jumpstart verbal speech, is a great way (more…)

Infant, Baby, Toddler Register
An Overview of Positive Discipline - 2018-2019 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • November 7, 2018 7:00 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
Healthy Nutrition for Families with Babies: Starting Solids, Introducing Allergens, and much more - November, 2018 The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • November 10, 2018 9:30 am

Transitioning to solid foods is an exciting phase for families with babies. This new phase can take up to two years and with it can bring many questions for parents. In this workshop, Danielle Shea Tan, a functional family nutritionist for families at The Loved Child and also from Healthymamas.com, will share helpful ways to help your (more…)

Expectant Parent, Infant, Baby, Toddler Register
Family & Friends CPR: TLC Parent Workshop - 2018-2019 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • November 15, 2018 6:00 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…)

Expectant Parent, Infant, Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School-Age Register
Newborn Sleep: What to Expect - November 2018 The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • November 18, 2018 4:00 pm

During this one hour workshop, expectant and new parents will learn about the science of infant sleep, from before birth through the first year. Developmentally appropriate sleep patterns and expectations, common milestones, and options to support your baby’s sleep development will also be covered. There will be time reserved at the end for Q and (more…)

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Peaceful and Positive Parenting for Busy Parents - 2018-2019 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • December 6, 2018 7:00 pm

Description: This workshop will provide busy parents and loving caregivers an overview of a peaceful parenting approach that focuses on strengthening relationships rather than attempting to control young children’s behaviors. Parent will learn the three components of peaceful parenting and receive simple, effective, and evidence-based strategies to implement at home. We will put peaceful parenting into practice and (more…)

Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School-Age Register
Welcoming the New Baby with TLC: Preparing for the Baby Sibling - 2018-2019 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • December 15, 2018 9:30 am

Preparing the family for a new baby can be simultaneously joyful and stressful.  This TLC 2-part series is geared toward both the expectant parents and siblings (2.9 years and older). At the 1-hour family workshop, we will explore what the addition of a new baby means for everyone in the family through books, a variety (more…)

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Supporting Sibling Relationships with TLC - 2018-2019 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • December 18, 2018 7:00 pm

Sibling rivalry is unavoidable and inevitable but the good news is there are proven and evidence-based solutions parents can implement to make an enormous difference in sibling relationships. Participants will learn simple and concrete strategies for minimizing conflicts and suggestions how to foster loving and life-long relationships between siblings. This workshop is appropriate for families (more…)

Expectant Parent, Infant, Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School-Age Register
Toilet Training with Tender Loving Care (TLC) Ready? Set? Go! - 2018-2019 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • January 9, 2019 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…)

Toddler, Preschool Register
Peaceful Parenting: A simple, effective, and relationship-building parenting approach - 2018-2019 Sessions The Loved Child (Belmont)
  • February 4, 2019 7:00 pm

Today’s parents are inundated with often conflicting advice for how to change, “fix”, and control their children’s behavior. Many parents of young children are confused and overwhelmed by the myriad strategies for effective discipline, including time-outs, time-ins, counting to three, ignoring bad behavior, using star charts to reward good behavior, and guiding behavior through the (more…)

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