Parenting Courses

Learning and developing our parenting skills takes time and effort! Having worked with parents since 2004, we found that parents benefit most from an ongoing program in which they get exposed to parenting concepts, learn and apply new skills, and come back week after week to share their experiences.

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Interactive sessions 

Hence we designed parenting courses where participants attend a session each week for two hours over a number of weeks. The sessions are interactive. Through exercises and discussions and practice sessions parents are empowered with skills that help them deepen their connection with their children which in turn helps to guide them more effectively. Typically a group has 15-25 participants. The Core Parenting Course we are now offering is Being your child's life coach course. This 7 week course is available in different batches for parents of teenagers ,for parents of children aged 0-12 years AND has an online version as well -Details given below.

Being your Child's Life Coach Parenting Course

This course empwers parents to raise children connection and understanding , helping children grow into responsible,secure,resilient and caring adults. It provides parents with a space to explore their parenting ideas and questions, share and listen to perspectives of other parents and learn skills and the latest in brain science  under the facilitation of a certified parent educator from our team.  The course runs for 7 weeks. Each week , particpants meet in person/ online for a 2 hour long session.

Our Course focuses on:

Understanding and meeting the needs of the child

  • Learning from science about what children most need from parents.Using information about brain and child development to parent.

  • Developing a parenting approach which helps children grow to their full potential.

  • Becoming aware of the ‘why’ of children's behaviours. Understanding children’s inner drive and developmental needs.

  • Exploring ways to meet children's needs keeping in mind parent’s needs and the family environment and culture.
  • Linking behaviour to stressors and understanding the child's and parent's back story.

Communication that builds connection between parent and child

  • Helping children express and cope with their feelings by creating a safe environment.

  • Learning to listen to children so that they feel heard and understood.

  • Developing the skill of being an empathetic and approachable parent - an essential to strengthen the bond between parent & child.

  • Understanding the impact of the way parents communicate on the child's brain.

  • Equipping parents to be emotional coaches and build emotional intelligence in their children.
  • Helping parents empathise with their own feelings and learn to self regulate as well teach children tools of regulating emotions.

Building inner discipline in children

  • Defining the qualities parents wish to see in their children as adults and what type of discipline would build these qualities.

  • Questioning the effectiveness of rewards and punishments in building inner discipline

  • Reflecting on our childhood and what style of discipline worked for us and what did not.

  • Learning to communicate in ways that engage cooperation from children.

  • Exploring a collaborative approach to discipline which creates a respectful relationship between parent and child.

  • Learning tools for setting limits and guiding  children with empathy and love.