LEWISTON — Advocates for Children will offer the following parenting classes during August:

Parenting 101, Good Discipline, Good Kids: Class will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 4. Respectful communication between parents and children is the key to good discipline. Learn why bribes, threats and grounding doesn’t always work. Parents that take this class will learn how to engage cooperation, effectively set rules and expectations, how to problem solve, alternatives to punishment, accept and respect children’s feelings and manage anger. Registration is required. The fee is $5. The class is recommended for parents with children ages 5 to 12.

Parenting 201, Keeping Peace at Home: Class will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 6. The class will help parents understand why conflict occurs, how to prevent it and how to reach a peaceful resolution. It will help parents acquire a more peaceful, harmonious life at home. Registration is required. The fee is $5. The class is recommended for parents with children ages 5 to 12.

1-2-3 Magic: Class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 18 and 25. The class is a two-week internationally acclaimed program on child discipline. It will offer a humorous look at parenting with a serious look at discipline. The fee is $5 and includes a handbook. Registration is required. The class will help parents find solutions to the challenges of disciplining children ages 2 to 12.

All three classes will be held at Advocates for Children at the B Street Community Center, 57 Birch St. Suite 204. To register or for more information, call 783-3990 or e-mail [email protected]


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