Mindful Nurturing Parenting classes are appropriate for everyone—parents, foster parents, grandparents, teachers, CASA volunteers, and anyone wanting to interact with children more mindfully and with less stress. The Nurturing Parenting curriculum is recognized by the National Registry of Effective Programs and multiple federal and non-governmental agencies for its effectiveness in offering support for personal growth and promoting strong families. The concept of mindfulness has been woven throughout the curriculum to support emotional competency and self-awareness.
The 8-week, two-hour live video classes offer multimedia presentations, resource guides, and open discussions to provide support, encouragement and guidance. The course includes the following topics:
Personality and Birth Order
Communicating with Respect and Understanding Feelings
Building Self-Worth; Praising Behaviors
Brain Development and Trauma Recovery
Developing Family Morals, Values, and Expectations
Understanding Child Abuse; Alternatives to Spanking
Introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
In addition to the above topics, private coaching sessions can address stress management, guidance with personal parenting challenges, and individualized support.