Parenting

 Parenting:

INTENTIONAL PARENTING: CONNECTION, COMMUNICATION AND CREATIVITY
This session will focus on empathetic communication and real-life rituals that can bring more “buffer zones” and meaningful space and connections with our children. Being mindful as a parent takes courage, support and intentional interactions within their families.
TIME:  45 minutes to 1.5 hrs. depending on your needs. Trainings may take longer.
AUDIENCE: Management, Dept. Heads, Employees

DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS: THE THREE PRICELESS GIFTS WE CAN GIVE OUR CHILDREN
This session will affirm what parents are already doing well and share new research on assets! These 40 assets are foundational “building blocks”, or key ingredients, that dramatically increase a child’s opportunities for a healthy, happy and successful LIFE! Several positive parenting strategies and tips will also be discussed to assist in their own parenting styles!
TIME:  45 minutes to 1.5 hrs. depending on your needs. Trainings may take longer.
AUDIENCE: Management, Dept. Heads, Employees

COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR TEEN: IT CAN BE EASY!
Communicating with your children can be easy and effective. In this session participants will learn several techniques to better communicate with their children without conflict, power struggles or shouting matches.
TIME:  45 minutes to 1.5 hrs. depending on your needs. Trainings may take longer.
AUDIENCE: Management, Dept. Heads, Employees

FAMILY WELLNESS-EVERYONE WINS!
The seven dimensions of a “well family” are discussed along with practical strategies to enhance overall family wellness. This can be a precious gift and a win for everyone. Loads of practical strategies for family wellness will be shared in all seven dimensions.
TIME:  45 minutes to 1.5 hrs. depending on your needs. Trainings may take longer.
AUDIENCE: Management, Dept. Heads, Employees

RAISING PRE-TEENS!
Don’t Freak! Tweak! Empower Your Teen for Life! This powerful presentation will open your eyes to not only what needs to be discussed with your pre-teens, but also how to discuss it as you parent or mentor your teen. There are several big-life decisions your child will have to make soon including drugs, alcohol, and sex to mention just a few. This presentation helps parents, or mentors, be prepared for what to discuss and when to discuss it. You will also learn how you can set the stage for your child to develop healthy relationships. Everything presented during this session will assist you to better prepare for those eventual decisions and relationships that, for your teen, are right around the corner.
TIME:  45 minutes to 1.5 hrs. depending on your needs. Trainings may take longer.
AUDIENCE: Management, Dept. Heads, Employees

What Do You Need to Know About Living Wills and the Power of Attorney?
This presentation specifically addresses the basics one should know about the need to have a Power of Attorney for Health Care document prepared and/or a written living will for your personal wishes regarding your life when decisions may be difficult to make! Wisconsin law is different than other states and facilitating this process could save you many headaches and court proceedings at a time when you may be unduly stressed.
LENGTH 45 minutes-1 hr.
AUDIENCE: Interested community members/aging population/young couples/ employees /etc.

#121 Topic:
Your Wake Up Call: Living by Intention and With a Purpose!
LENGTH: 1.5 hrs.-2 hrs
AUDIENCE:  General population, middle aged folks between the ages of 45-65, company employees, etc.
This thought-provoking presentation addresses a "WAKE UP CALL" for yourself!  Tom will discuss how you literally want to "SPEND" the rest of your life!  He will have you think about and identify your present life priorities and have you determine if you are spending quality time ON those priorities!!!!  He'll address what he calls, a collective lifestyle, where one balances their personal, professional and family lives while focusing on ones 8 dimensions of WELLNESS! He will strongly suggest creating a bucket list and writing a life's mission statement as well!  Come and truly begin to look at YOUR LIFE and how you would like to spend it!

#125 Topic:
Parenting: One Tough Job and a Call to Active Duty
LENGTH: 1 hr.
Audience: Parents
This parenting presentation will address the #1 and most important job most parents have-PARENTING! Although I don't claim to be a perfect parent, I will affirm things you're doing well and provide many other practical strategies successful parents use to raise their children.

#131 Topic:
EMPOWERING Your Child's Life
LENGTH: 1.5 hours
Audience: Parents
This practical and relevant presentation for upper elementary or MS parents specifically addresses the critical information parents need to effectively parent pre-teens! Information includes alcohol and drug use/abuse, sexual activity, hormonal influences, gaining confidence, acquisition of the necessary life skills, respecting themselves and others, setting goals as well as being more resilient. Gain some new information and skills that you may need to become an even BETTER parent than you already may be!