In my 20 plus years of working with parents and children, I never met a single parent who didn't love his or her child.
But I did meet many who questioned whether what their child was doing was "normal"; those who were surprised by the force of their own anger directed at
the person they loved most - their child; and those who were ashamed to admit that, in spite of enjoying their child very much, talking to a two or three year old
all day long didn't stimulate their mind nearly enough - they were bored. I also met many working parents who were puzzled why such a wonderful idea as
"quality time" often led to stress and turmoil instead of pleasure and harmony. These feelings are universal; but parents rarely find a forum to talk about such
issues without the fear of being judged, getting unsolicited advice, or feeling that they are the only ones with such a problem.
I started Parent411 to fill this void - to feed the mind, to nurture and support parents, to break the isolation that often accompanies modern parenting, and to
offer a choice of techniques that can help parents get through the day peacefully.
Parent 411 workshops are interactive and practical. Information is delivered in
intimate 60-90 minute workshops to help parents navigate the core issues of parenting, including: