Economics Rules for Raising Children
Economics rests on the idea that all individuals are selfish and greedy. Dr. Allen takes this idea, and based on his research and personal experience in raising three children, shares some “rules” for raising successful children.
Intentional Spiritual Grand Parenting
“Grandparent” is a verb. Catch a biblical vision of the place and purpose of grandparents. Research reveals that grandparents have a large influence on the faith of their grandchildren. Your intentional presence can help to pass on faith to future generations! There’s a good chance this workshop will change the way you think and how you operate as a grandparent. You will walk away with action steps that will truly make a difference in your family and church.
Teen Moods: Ups and Downs of Adolescence
Adolescence is a mixed bag of experiences, hormones, and changes. So much is going on at one time. Beyond the changes, society is seeing mood concerns with our teens more now than ever, both with anxiety and depression. Why is this? What should we look for? What can be done about it? How is social media feeding into mood concerns? Join us as we unpack adolescence, mood, and the societal shifts that are underpinning this upswing in mood disorders.
Trust-Based Relational Intervention: Parenting Kids from Hard Places
Based on the book, The Connected Child, by Dr. Karyn Purvis, TBRI is a program that helps parents understand how to parent therapeutically when a child has experienced trauma. This is especially intended for those parenting via fostering or adoption. At an introductory level, we will discuss the things that have impacted these kiddos before they came to your home, how to deal with challenging emotions and acting out behaviours you may be encountering and give you some new tools to understand and connect with your child in a way that is effective and meets their unique and specific needs.