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Upcoming Workshops and Classes for New and Experienced Parents

Because every parent deserves a partner through parenthood

LVHN offers workshops for new and experienced parents

As they say, raising a child takes a village and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) strives to be an invaluable member of yours. From offering classes to help prepare you for your baby's arrival to providing workshops focused on caring for your children, LVHN is your partner for whatever parenthood brings your way.

When it comes to raising a family, we have you covered with a wide range of educational tools to help you prepare for birth and caring for your child with support groups, workshops and classes offered in a supportive setting alongside other expectant and seasoned parents.

On our Raising a Family page, we offer an assortment of classes for parents and grandparents.

Parent and Grandparent Workshops

These classes were designed for anyone who cares for kids to help prepare them for (almost) anything. Workshops are $10 per family.

Sign up for one of our upcoming classes:  

Thursday, 3/7: Surviving the Tween/Teen Years (virtual):

Raising Tweens and Teens isn't for the faint of heart. In this workshop we'll learn how to lean into these years where our kids are challenging us and engaging in power struggles, while still learning and developing, We'll talk about how to better communicate and understand tweens and teens by learning the tools needed for this stage in parenting.

Thursday, 3/21 or Thursday, 4/4: Surviving the Toddler and Preschool Years (virtual)

You will learn why your children behave the way they do and how to minimize the hassles, tantrums, tears and respond effectively vs. react emotionally. A great workshop for all parents of children 18 months to 5 years old.

Thursday, 4/18: Introduction to Positive Discipline (in-person):

Positive Discipline is a program designed to teach children and young adults to become responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their communities. Positive Discipline teaches important social and life skills in a manner that is deeply respectful and encouraging for both children and adults (including parents, teachers, childcare providers, youth workers, and others).

Thursday, 5/2: Siblings Without Rivalry (virtual):

In this workshop, parents will learn hands-on, practical skills to replace fighting with cooperation and negotiation. This is an excellent workshop for parents who just had baby number two – learn how to avoid the conflict before it starts.

Thursday, 6/6: Parenting as a Team (virtual):

He’s too harsh! She’s too lenient! Discover the underlying causes of couple’s disagreements on parenting and learn how to create peaceful resolutions.

Raising a Family

Raising a Family

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