Opening Meeting and Guest Speakers
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 • 7 P.M.
Please join us for a *brief* Parents’ Association Opening Meeting followed by a discussion with Dr. William Stixrudand Ned Johnson, authors of the national best-seller, The Self-Driven Child. Our guest speakers will discuss their new book, What Do You Say? How to Talk with Kids to Build Stress Tolerance, Motivation, and a Happy Home.
This talk will emphasize communication strategies for building a strong emotional connection with our kids, communicating healthy expectations, fostering intrinsic motivation, and helping kids find their own reasons to change when they’re struggling. Also, it will address ways to get “buy in” before we share our experience and advice, how to change the energy when it feels like we’re trying to force our kids, and how to manage conversations when emotions run high.
In-person in Park’s Meyerhoff Theater.