Parenting Class

Is parenting for you getting harder every month? Join a parenting class. Difficult children put a lot of stress on the family relationship and on your marriage. With positive relationships family life is so enjoyable.

Why Attending a Parenting Class?

1) Many parents find it difficult to keep their children going into the right direction. If you do not feel happy with how your children react to your parenting, it is time you start doing something about it.

2) IThe court has ordered you to follow a parenting class. You should follow a parenting training that provides you with the required certificate.

Today, you can find On Line parenting classes that will give the tools and techniques to improve your parenting and that gives you the necessary certificate. If you find an Online class that gives you a certificate, it is wise to check with your lawyer or with the court whether the certificate will be accepted or not.

What You Learn in Parenting Classes

Good parenting trainings are focusing on the age of the child and on the milestones of the child development stages that your children should achieve in that period.

Age group 0 to 5.

Parenting children that often whine, bite, throw things, are not cooperative and do not get ready in the morning does not give you much pleasure. However, this behavior can be changed easily by using the right approach.

In a training you will learn how to change the behavior of your child without raising your voice or getting angry. Instead, you will start enjoying the parenting and all the time you spend with your kids.

Essential topics that you will find in these classes are:

  • what the developmental milestones are and how to meet those
  • how to respond to unwanted behavior
  • how to let your children learn from their mistakes instead of punishing them
  • how to control your own emotions and calm your children
  • how to protect your children
  • how to help your children to decide themselves
  • how to learn your children to resolve their conflicts
  • how to create a learning environment for your children

Age group 6 to 12.

Difficult children in this age group disobey, fight with their younger brother or sister, make a mess in the house and refuse to clean it up, argue, do not do their homework, negotiate and are not respectful.

Many parents are struggling with their children. After a training, you will know what to do and how to do it. It will build your self confidence and the bond with your child will be much stronger. Your children will respect you. All of you will enjoy the family life again.

Essential topics to be addressed in the parenting class are:

  • what the developmental milestones are
  • how to meet the development milestones
  • how to control your reaction and emotions instead of yelling
  • how to let your children learn from their mistakes and experiences
  • how to guide your child by defining appropriate boundaries
  • how to let your children learn from their mistakes instead of punishing them
  • how to resolve ever returning problem behavior
  • how to develop responsibility in your child

Age group 13 to 18

Children in this age group can be the most difficult. They are both verbally and physically strong and they can really challenge you.

The typical behavior of difficult teen agers are: not being respectful, not doing their homework, not doing what they are asked to do, disobeying, being rude to their younger brothers and sisters.

In parenting classes for this group parents will learn:

  • what the developmental milestones are
  • how to meet the development milestones
  • how to respond to disrespectful children
  • how to get cooperation from your teen agers
  • how to have them make better decisions
  • how you can become self motivated to do their homework
  • how to stop them fighting with their brothers and sisters
  • how to stop yelling and empathize instead
  • how to let them learn from their experiences
  • how to keep them out of drugs, alcohol and sex

Anger Classes

Anger is often found in children of divorce. If the anger in a child is frequent and if it does not go away after a few weeks, something must be done. Otherwise it can become a disorder. Off line and On line trainings can help to reduce the anger and to better control it. There are anger management courses for children and for parents of angry children.

Read this book about anger management and you will be able to teach your angry child to control it‘s anger: Child Anger Management for Parents.

My Out-of-Control TeenMy Out Of Control Teen Intervention and Prevention for the Most Destructive Teens by Mark Hutton