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The Parenting Place

Auckland Workshops

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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February 2018

The strong willed child

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$15 18 tickets left

What you will learn Some children are naturally compliant and others seem to fight their parents for every bit of ground. Jenny Hale presents a practical session for all those parenting strong-willed and spirited children.   Details This workshop covers the challenges in the early (0-6) and middle (6-12) years.

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March 2018

Two topics, one night – ‘Supporting children’s upset feelings’ and ‘Getting children to do as they are told’

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$30 75 tickets left

Are you struggling to deal with your children when they are angry or upset? Is it hard to get your children to do as they are told for simple requests? Are the siblings continuously scrapping with each other? Come and spend an evening with Diane Levy to hear simple strategies that can make your parenting life easier and your children much more pleasant to live with. Topic one: supporting our children’s feelings The general Kiwi way of looking at childish tantrums is…

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Blended family success

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$140 Sold out
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Blended family success A day workshop giving couples tools and strategies to equip their blended family to succeed. $140 per couple. Topics Understanding blended family dynamics and planning to succeed How to create and sustain a great couple relationship Learning effective communication and conflict resolution skills Creating a thriving environment for children Co-parenting peacefully with ex-partners Uniting your family with positive parenting strategies   What you will learn You will learn how to avoid common pitfalls, overcome the obstacles and…

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Tools for engaging cooperation

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$15 93 tickets left
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About Tools for engaging cooperation Creating a positive family atmosphere takes effort, but saves energy in the long run. As harmony increases in your home, there will be fewer battles to get the cooperation you need. Learn how to keep cooperation levels high, diffuse constant confrontations and get on top of challenging behaviour.  

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Marriage: the early years

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$195 11 tickets left
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About Marriage: the early years The first two years of marriage can be surprisingly difficult to navigate. That’s why Matt and Belinda Stott have brought together a collection of marriage insights to create Marriage: the early years. In Marriage: the early years, Matt and Belinda will provide tools to help pre-marrieds and newly-weds develop an incredible foundation for a life-long marriage. Themes will include: dealing with a couples’ many and varied differences, communication masterclass, understanding and managing emotions and growing in…

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Technology Today

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$15 95 tickets left

Parents will get the skills and confidence they need to be proactive in tackling text bullying, porn, sexting, online predators, gadget addiction and electronic gaming. Be aware of the scope and perils of this digital age, moving on past the negatives through to maximising the positives and putting safeguards in place.

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April 2018

The perfectionist child

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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$15 96 tickets left

What you will learn If you are faced with a child who insists on things being done in a certain way, who hates making mistakes or being corrected, is reluctant to try new things in case they get it wrong and who loses the plot over minor issues – this workshop will give you some new insights and ways to help your child.   Details Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online, or on the night. For parents of early…

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Babysitting training for teenagers

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$50 26 tickets left

The babysitter that gets booked - Joy Sluiters Joy will cover everything you need to know to become a safe, reliable and fun babysitter that every parent will trust and want to book again. There will be plenty of practical advice about how to establish your business, ideas for creating a great first impression, and how to handle safety issues in someone else’s home. The workshop will also cover useful information about children and their developmental needs, ideas for play,…

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