January 2010 Meeting

January 11, 2010: Non-Violent Communication and Discipline: Parenting through Conflict, Lightening the Load

left, speaker Karen Moses and right, member Mary

Moms and dads attended this meeting with Karen Moses, Early Childhood Educator of Best Beginnings who has over 15 years experience. Karen explained what Non-Violent Communication was and how to use it when conflict arrives. Everyone learned something new at this interactive meeting!

Congrats to member Cindi for winning the $25 Lori's Natural Foods gift card!

Here are a few books Karen suggested to learn more:

Raising Children Compassionately: Parenting the Non-Violent Communication Way by Marshall Rosenberg

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline by Becky Bailey

Don't Get So Upset! Helping Children Manage Their Feelings By Understanding Your Own by Tamar Jacobson

1 comment:

Michelle said...

It is important for us parents to be educated enough to know the ways o how to communicate well with our kids without violence. Because everything starts inside our homes. If a child grows up in a violent environment, he may become a violent person as well when he grows up. And these lectures will really be a big help for us parents in raising our children well.

Nowadays, we've been hearing news about different types of violence at home. There are situations when a father is the suspect, or the mother or even the kids. And it's sad to know how domestic violence have been increasing this time. In Jacksonville, criminal lawyer is the one who mainly helps the victims from these crimes and the Jacksonville criminal lawyers also give great legal advice to their clients for them to have the justice that they want.

Well anyways, thanks for the post!