Haytown Nursery School Hosts Parent Education Speaker Series


The Haytown Nursery School in Tewksbury is proud to present our Haytown Speaker Series, a lineup of relevant expert seminars that focus on hot topics in parenting today. The series is open to all members of the community and was designed to educate, inspire and provoke thoughtful discussion on topics and challenges parents face.

The Haytown Speaker Series runs from November 2016 – May 2017 and consist of monthly seminars on these topics:

• Positive Discipline for Young Children: Learn the tools and strategies behind positive discipline to effectively manage your child’s behavior.
• Nutrition for Healthy Kids: Learn how to set the foundation of good nutrition for your child’s health and wellbeing.
• A Good Night’s Sleep for the Whole Family: Discover the keys to developing a healthy sleep foundation for your infant, toddler and family while giving you the tools to create a sleep plan that ends your disruptive nights.
• College Savings 101: Learn best practices for taking the stress out of saving for your child’s future and prioritizing your family’s financial plan
• Exploring Holistic Alternatives that Support Development: Understand how integrated medicine and Craniosacral Therapy (CST) can support physical, cognitive, and behavioral development as well as balance and strengthen the body’s ability to take care of itself.
• The Balanced Parent: Discuss how to prioritize marriage, self-identity and parenting to drive healthy relationships and life balance.
• Understanding Childhood Development: Examining the stages of childhood development and aligning expectations accordingly.

The series kicks off on Thursday, November 10th at 7:00pm with the topic Positive Discipline for Young Children led by Kristen Niemcyzk-Kistner, Ph.D. of Success Street, LLC. Dr. Niemczyk-Kistner reviews why positive discipline is more effective than punishment and how it can help parents set limits to manage your child’s behavior. There will be an opportunity to have questions answered by Dr. Niemczyk-Kistner following the presentation. Attendees will leave the seminar readied with new strategies and positive discipline tools to use at home.

All interested members of the community are invited to attend the Speaker Series (no children, please). The fee to $10 per seminar is requested and events are held in the auditorium of the Fairmount Presbyterian Church Community House, 247 Old Turnpike Road, Califon.


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