Learn positive parenting in an informative and interactive (both in-person and online) weekly series.
Do you struggle with parenting through one or more of these?
- Adjusting to new changes
- Power struggles
- Hitting and biting
- Not listening
And would you like to learn ways to parent through these without punitive methods that end up making you and your child frustrated?
In this weekly series, you'll learn how to be a positive discipline parent.
Positive Parenting for Toddlers
Positive parenting tools for parents or caregivers of children under 2 years old. One parent or caregiver may attend and you may bring your toddler as well as younger sibling. It's a welcoming playgroup format at our studio.
Thursdays 11am - 11:45am on February 15, 22, March 8, March 15
Fridays 11am - 11:45am on February 16, 23, March 2, March 16
Thursdays 11am - 11:45am on March 29, April 5, 12, 19
Thursdays 11am - 11:45am on May 17, 24, 31 and June 7
Positive Parenting for Preschoolers
Positive parenting tools for parents or caregivers of children 2 - 5 years old. Both parents are welcome to attend, however, no children (with exception of young babies).
Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm on February 15, 22, March 8, March 15
Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm on March 29, April 5, 12, 19
Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm on May 17, 24, 31 and June 7
Positive Parenting Online Class
Positive parenting tools for children under 5 years old. Receive the same class content (and ask your questions!) via live Skype or telephone call once a week for 25 minutes for four weeks. We will schedule the call in a time that works for you.
Sign up anytime!
Learn positive parenting with new lessons each week.
Each week you will learn, through activities and lessons, how to parent effectively using positive parenting skills. Lessons include:
- What to do before correcting.
- How to be kind and firm at the same time.
- How to use positive time-out.
- The pros and cons of encouragement vs praise.
- How to give choices.
- How to validate and learn the belief behind the behavior.
- How to ask for the kind of behavior you'd like to see.
- What to do about negative behaviors.
Positive parenting has been proven to have a positive impact on children. Children learn how to develop close relationships, increase self-esteem and engage with their families and peers. By using positive parenting, you're planting a seed for how your own child will parent their children.
Online class, sign up anytime!
In-person Class: Space is limited to not more than 5 families in each class, so we encourage you to sign up early to reserve your spot. The Positive Parenting Toddler class includes one parent or caregiver and your toddler (younger sibling welcomed). The Positive Parenting Preschooler class includes the parent and co-parent or caregiver, however no children in the class (with exception of young babies).
About the facilitator
Giselle Baumet is the owner of Granola Babies and mother of four beautiful children. She has specialized training and years of experience supporting parents from birth through the first years of parenting. Giselle is a Childbirth Educator, trained with the world-recognized ICEA (International Childbirth Education Association) and Birthing From Within training. She's also a Certified Lactation Educator/Counselor with University of San Diego, a Postpartum Doula with DONA and Birth Doula and a Sleep Coach. In addition, Giselle is a Certified Positive Parenting Educator with Positive Discipline and an American Heart Association Certified CPR Instructor.
In-person class takes place at Granola Babies. Please click here for location details.
Online class takes place online and you'll need internet connection or telephone in order to join the class.
Class Cancellation Policy
Because our teachers work hard to prepare in advance for classes, classes and events payments are refundable up seven days before the class takes place. After this time, classes and events are non-refundable and cannot be used for a future class or store credit as teachers have already been compensated for their supplies and time. Thanks for understanding!