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We host a variety of professionally facilitated workshops. These are all hosted at The Parenting Place Centre in Greenlane.


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We run events on general parenting topics in and around the country, often facilitated through community organisations.


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Over six sessions participants are equipped with practical skills. Key parenting principles are explored in an informal and friendly environment.


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October 2018

Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Spreydon

October 16 @ 9:30 am - November 20 @ 11:30 am
St Martins Anglican Church, 50 Lincoln Road
Christchurch, Canterbury 8024 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Botany

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elim Christian College Golflands Campus, 94 Golflands Drive
Golflands, Auckland New Zealand
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$75.00

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Tweens and Teens Toolbox course – New Lynn

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Lifewise, 3131 Great North Road
New Lynn, Auckland New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions over six weeks, the Tweens and Teens Toolbox is designed to give you tools to equip your teenager with a strong sense of self, as well as responsibility and resourcefulness. We will help you in your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo. We will show you that, although these years may be challenging, they can actually be some of the…

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Introduction to Pilates

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$25 28 tickets left

With pregnancy comes a whole lot of change - including changes to mum's body that take time to repair and recover from after baby arrives. Things like diastasis recti, lower back and pelvic displacement are just some of the common challenges. Dr Mae David and Phoebe Heyhoe (pre and post-natal pilates specialist) will share practical ways to recondition the abdominals and pelvic floor post-birth - helping mum take care of herself so she can take care of her family.  …

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – New Lynn – daytime

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Lifewise, 3131 Great North Road
New Lynn, Auckland New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Hey baby – an essential guide to the baby years 

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$25 29 tickets left

Hey baby - an essential guide to the baby years  When it comes to the baby years, there is no shortage of information out there. To help make sense of it all and to cut through some of the noise we have recruited a panel of experts to share their insights on  attachment, understanding your baby's needs, language and brain development. You'll hear from Sharlene Poole (New Zealand's baby whisperer), Mel Street (speech and language therapist), Dr Linde-Marie Amersfoort (child and…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Eastbourne

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Ronan’s Church, 234 Muritai Road
Lower Hutt, Wellington 5013 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Raising a happy, resilient child

October 18 @ 7:15 pm
Albany Community Preschool, 575 Albany Highway
Albany, 0632 New Zealand
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Confident, resilient children deflect trouble, resist pressure, handle stress and recover from setbacks. All children can be helped to tackle life and grow up to have a ‘can-do’ attitude. Tickets available through the Albany Community Preschool office. $10 per person or $15 per couple. Doors open 6.45pm John Cowan's presentation from 7.15-8.45pm For further information please contact office@albanypreschool.co.nz or phone: 09 415 9690.

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Arataki – daytime

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arataki Community Centre, Zambuck Way, Arataki
Mt Maunganui, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Phillipstown

October 19 @ 11:00 am - November 30 @ 2:00 pm
Phillipstown Community Hub, 39 Nursery Road Phillipstown
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Te Aroha – daytime

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Te Aroha Primary School, Jubilee Avenue
Te Aroha, Waikato 3320 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Rotorua – daytime

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children’s Library Hub Rotorua, Haupapa Street
Rotorua Central, Rotorua New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Baby and Toddler years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and lay some good foundations for the rest of their lives. The Baby and Toddler years Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course is a…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clendon Community House, 60 Maplesden Drive
Clendon, Auckland 2103 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Manurewa – daytime

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Intermediate Years Toolbox course – Cambridge

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raleigh Street Christian Centre, 24 Raleigh Street Leamington
Cambridge, Waikato New Zealand
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$75.00

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Intermediate years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and to stay connected as they head towards the teen years. Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course replaces the Tween material in our previous Tweens and…

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Intermediate Years Toolbox course – Te Awamutu

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
St Andrews Te Awamutu Lighthouse Room, 80 Mutu Street
Te Awamutu, Waikato 3800 New Zealand
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$75 6 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Intermediate years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and to stay connected as they head towards the teen years. Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course replaces the Tween material in our previous Tweens and…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Tauranga

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mount Maunganui Baptist Church, 66 Ranch Road, Mount Maunganui
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty 3116 New Zealand
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$75 7 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Baby and Toddler years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and lay some good foundations for the rest of their lives. The Baby and Toddler years Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course is a…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Lower Hutt – SOLD OUT

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Christian Centre – Lower Hutt, 148 Major Dr, Kelson, Lower Hutt
Wellington, 5010 New Zealand
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$75 Sold out

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Tauranga

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place office – Tauranga, (above Grace Op Shop) Cnr Christopher St and 11th Ave
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa – Early years focus

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Rotorua – daytime

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Kawaha Point School, Aquarius Drive, Kawaha Point
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa – Middle years focus

October 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Taupo – daytime

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Discipline without shouting, force or fluster

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mt Roskill Baptist Church, 485 Richardson Road, Mt Roskill
Auckland, New Zealand
$2 38 tickets left

Discipline without shouting, force or fluster Learn to get cooperation from your kids – even the tricky, strong-willed ones! Alternative strategies for firm but fair discipline.  Using effective, peaceful and relationship-enhancing techniques with less noise, anger and resentment that will help kids think, solve problems and make better decisions.​ Tickets available through the Mt Roskill Baptist Kindergarten office. Cost: Gold coin donation Doors open 5.30pm Joy Sluiter's presentation from 6 to 7.30pm For further information please contact supervisor@mrbk.org.nz or phone 09 626 7250.

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Westmere

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Westmere Primary School, 81 Garnet Road
Westmere, Auckland 1022 New Zealand
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$75 11 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Mataura

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hope House, 97 Main Street
Mataura, Southland 9712 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Baby and Toddler years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and lay some good foundations for the rest of their lives. The Baby and Toddler years Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course is a…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Rotorua

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Children’s Library Hub Rotorua, Haupapa Street
Rotorua Central, Rotorua New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Love languages and discipline with Nick Tuitasi

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
White Heron Learning Centre, 100 Dawson Road
Otara,
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Nick will teach you about the five love languages – the incredibly useful set of insights that helps us love our children (and anyone else we want to love!) in amazingly effective ways. Discipline is also covered in this session including setting standards, in house training,  identifying stress, when to discipline and how to discipline.   Doors open at 4.00pm Nick's presentation from 4.30pm to 6.00pm   Cost: Free Light refreshments provided   For further information please contact Nellie on 273…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Whanganui

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 303 Parent Centre, 303 Wicksteed Street, Central City
Whanganui, 4500 New Zealand

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Mindful parenting – six week course

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$150 3 tickets left

About Mindful Parenting If you’re finding parenting stressful and life too busy, this is the perfect workshop for you. In this six-week course Shirley teaches practical research-based mindful parenting techniques that reduce stress, improve family relationships, provide tools to stay calm in the middle of even the most chaotic days, and create deep, lasting connections between parents and their children.   About the presenter Shirley Pastiroff is a counsellor and mother of five. She has a passion for healthy family…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Shirley – daytime

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
MacFarlane Park Centre, 19a Acheson Avenue Shirley
Christchurch, Canterbury 8013 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Stanmore Bay

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Stephens Church Stanmore Bay, 3 Stanmore Bay Road
Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0932 New Zealand
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$75.00 8 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Find peace at the dinner table

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$25 66 tickets left

Details Mealtimes with kids can feel like a real battle sometimes. This is especially because what we know is good for our kids doesn’t always match up with what they want to eat. Rachael Wilson and Lorren Hawkins of The Food Tree have practical and evidence-based ideas for reducing mealtime stress and helping your little ones eat well and healthy.   This workshop includes • Top tips for feeding happy thriving children • A focus on ages 1-5 years •…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Whanganui

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 303 Parent Centre, 303 Wicksteed Street, Central City
Whanganui, 4500 New Zealand
Free 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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