Growing
Peaceful
 Families 
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Growing Peaceful Families

 Open to all parents of 
children ages 2 - 10 years old.

Growing Peaceful Families
and The Parent and Family Enrichment Center, Inc. offer:

Pay - It - Forward Parent Support Group
 

There is no charge to attend this one-of-a-kind series of gatherings hosted by three seasoned parenting instructors: Elise Wallace, M.Ed., Lissa Keller, MSW, and Lesley Iwinski, MD.  Bring your joys and concerns, and take home effective tools to create closer relationships, make your discipline more effective, and to bring more peace to your home.  The support group is no charge is because parents before you have paid for you to be able to attend.  If you would like to help pay for the next support group, you are invited to do so.  
There is no set fee, and everyone is welcome.


New Location:  The NEW Plantory
501 West Sixth Street, Suite 250
Lexington, KY
(Over West Sixth Brewing Co. Entrance Door is Mid-building on West Sixth Street.)

6:30 - 8:00 pm

August 19, 2014     Help! My Kids Are Fighting Again!
September 15, 2014
October 21, 2014  
November 18, 2014


Click Here to register by  August 18, or call 859-333-3053.

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Courses    
Registration required in advance for all courses.  
Cost $150 per person and Bring a Friend for FREE unless otherwise stated.  


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Redirecting Children's Behavior Course (5 Weeks)


Two Courses in Lexington This Fall!

Dates:            Monday evenings, September 15, 22, 29 and October 6 & 13
Time:             5:30-8:30 pm
Location:      Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 533 East Main Street in Lexington, KY
Instructor:    Lesley Iwinski, MD 

Cost: $150 per person, bring a friend for FREE!
Click Here or call 859-333-3053 to register by September 10.

Dates: Thursday evenings, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2014
Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Location: 118 Constitution Street, Suite 200 in Lexington, KY
Instructor: Lesley Iwinski, MD


Cost:  $150 per person, bring a friend for FREE!
Click Here or call 859-333-3053
to Register by September 30, 2014.


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Workshops

Morning and Evening Now Available!
Registration required in advance for all workshops.  
Cost $10 per person unless otherwise stated.  
Location:  Growing Peaceful Families
Shelby Cottage  
118 Constitution Street,  Suite 200  
Lexington, KY  40507

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Getting Out of Power Struggles With Your Children
(and stopping many before they start)
 

Power struggles happen between parents and children, spouses, siblings, co-workers, and employers and employees. Understand why we all love power struggles, what we can do to prevent them, and how we can get out of them.

Tuesday September 9, 2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
and
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Shelby Cottage
118 Constitution Street in Lexington

Facilitator:  Lesley Iwinski, MD, Certified Parenting Instructor

Registration required. Click here or call 859-333-3053 

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Discipline That Builds Self-Esteem


The essence of self-esteem is feeling unconditionally loved, and capable in the world.  Learn how praise alone can actually weaken self-esteem!  Take home positive discipline ideas that will help to build positive self-esteem and a cooperative spirit.

Tuesday October 28, 2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
and
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Shelby Cottage
118 Constitution Street in Lexington

Facilitator:  Lesley Iwinski, MD, Certified Parenting Instructor

Registration required. Click here or call 859-333-3053 

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Twos and Threes -- Making Them Terrific!


Learn how terrific  two and three year olds can be.  Come to understand, developmentally, their world and the purpose of their misbehavior.  Discover how to handle power struggles and temper tantrums while enhancing your little one's positive sense of self.  

Tuesday November 11, 2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
and
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Shelby Cottage
118 Constitution Street in Lexington

Facilitator:  Lesley Iwinski, MD, Certified Parenting Instructor

Registration required. Click here or call 859-333-3053 

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The Parent As Coach Approach for Parents of Teenagers
Four Week Course: The Seven Ways to Coach Your Teen in the Game of Life    

You Get Tools For:

  • A new feeling of competence as a parent
  • An empowering way to be with your teens and family members
  • New tools to use with conflict in the relationship
  • Familiarity with the skill set of professional coaching

Four-Week Course Includes:

  • The Parent As Coach Approach by Diana Sterling
  • A Personalized Binder
  • Interactive learning in a supportive group environment
  • Telephone and e-mail contact between classes
  • Opportunity to continue in individual coaching or support group
  • Money-Back Guarantee*


Dates:           TBA
Time:            TBA
Location:     Shelby Cottage, 118 Constitution Street, Suite 120, Lexington 
Facilitator:   Lesley Iwinski, MD 
Cost:              $150 per person, and bring a friend for FREE.

 Click here
or call 859-333-3053 for more information.
  

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New! 

Learn and Play
Presented by Growing Peaceful Families
in cooperation with The Parent and Family Enrichment Center, Inc.

Modeled after the Early Childhood Family Education program in Minnesota, this series of 4 classes is fun and educational for both parents and toddlers.  Parent and child gather with other families, an Early Childhood Educator or Speech Language Pathologist, and a Parenting Educator for half-an-hour of play and music time.  After that, parents and caregivers gather with the Parent Educator to share their joys and concerns, and receive positive parenting tips and educational guidance.  the children spend quality play and learning time with an Early Childhood Educator or Speech Language pathologist.  Everyone has fun!

Dates:  To Be Announced
Time:  To Be Announced 
Location:  To Be Announced

Instructors:  Allie O'Donnell, SLP and Lesley Iwinski, MD


For more information, call 859-533-0531.

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