Positive Parenting


This course teaches parenting strategies to enhance the child/parent connection and our understanding of what kids need to reach their fullest potential.

Topics that will be covered in this course are broken into weeks.

Week 1-4:

Parenting Styles

Understanding Children’s Behaviour and Brain Development

The Importance of Connection and Attachment

Routines and Boundaries

Sibling Rivalry and Conflict Resolution

Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivation

The Problem with Rewards and Praise

How to Foster Confidence and Self-esteem

Bedtime Battles

Encouraging Cooperation


Punishment vs. Discipline

Alternatives to Punishment

Fostering Autonomy

Week 5:

Growing Up in a Digital World

Week 6:

FAQ and Discussion

About the presenter:

Kim Mlekuz (CPD, ECE, RHN, RIHR) is a Parenting Educator, Postpartum Doula and Nutritionist. She also has an educational background in Holistic Health, Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Infant Mental Health and Attachment Parenting. Kim is dedicated and passionate about helping others, with a special place in her heart for families and children. With a lifelong passion for education, Kim loves to teach and share her knowledge. Above all else, she believes that the most important thing a parent can do is to connect with, understand and know their child, while trusting their own parenting intuition.

Tuesday, April 21 – May 26, 2020 (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

Place: HOPE Centre, 606 Dundas Street East, Waterdown, L8B 0G7

Call 905 689 8721 or

Email: programs@eaglesnestwaterdown.ca

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