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June 2018

Technology today

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St Mary’s Catholic School, 58 Main Highway, Ellerslie
Auckland, New Zealand
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This seminar gives parents insights and skills to keep kids safe so they can reap the incredible benefits of modern technology. Even if you are not technical at all, you can still coach your kids in this digital age. Light refreshments provided. Ticket sales are available through the school office. For further information please contact Kate@stmary.school.nz

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Parenting styles, personality types and the five love languages

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$15 45 tickets left

Parenting styles, personality types and the five love languages What works for one child might not work that well with another. This seminar helps parents to understand their child’s personality and adjust our parenting to suit. It also gives insights into our parenting style and how to use the ‘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.​ This workshop covers the early (0-6)…

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Whiria: relationship retreat (Titoki – June)

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - June 24 @ 12:00 pm
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Drawing from Dr Sue Johnson’s Emotionally- Focused Therapy, couples will journey through conversations to pursue a healthy relationship and explore what might be standing in the way of deeper connection. Topics include: • How and why we’re wired for connection • Understanding ourselves • Navigating conflict • Sex and intimacy Join with a small group of couples in discussion with trained facilitators and each other through a series of engaging talks and activities. You will also have time and privacy to…

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Big Feelings with Jenny Hale and Joy Sluiters

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$20 62 tickets left

Our children's big feelings can be overwhelming or even a bit terrifying at times, but the good news is that they're natural. Join Joy Sluiters and Jenny Hale as they take a look at what’s going on beneath those big emotions, and share ways to support our children when they're struggling. They will cover anxiety, tantrums, building resilience and confidence. Jenny Palmer, author of Feel a Little will also join us as a special guest.   Details Doors open at…

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July 2018

Practical Parenting Antenatal Course

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$200 88 tickets left

About Practical Parenting Antenatal We spend 50% of the time talking about the birthing experience, and 50% of the time talking about AFTER the baby comes. All the information you really need to know. A holistic antenatal course preparing you for the arrival of your tiny human. The only antenatal course run by a registered midwife and mental/relational health counsellor, this course is designed to prepare you and your family for birth and beyond. As you would expect from an antenatal course, half the…

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Babysitting training for teenagers

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hobsonville Point Secondary School, 70 Hobsonville Point Road
Hobsonville, 0618 New Zealand
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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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Babysitting training for teenagers

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Takapuna Community Hub – Kotahitanga, Mary Thomas Building, 3 Gibbons Road, Takapuna
Auckland, New Zealand
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$25 32 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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Babysitting course with Joy Sluiters and Sarah Thompson

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Albany House, 575 Albany Highway Albany Village
Auckland, New Zealand
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$25 42 tickets left

First aid for babysitters - Sarah Thompson Sarah will deliver a concise first aid course specifically designed for babysitters, covering child safety and accident prevention, life-saving techniques and emergency first aid.   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…

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Babysitting training for teenagers

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Devonport Community House, 32 Clarence St, Devonport
Auckland, New Zealand
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$50 42 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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Babysitting training for teenagers

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$50 51 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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Primary Years Toolbox course – Golflands – change of date

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elim Christian College Junior Campus, 94 Golflands Drive
Golflands, Auckland New Zealand
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$75.00 12 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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Whiria: relationship retreat (Flaxmill – July)

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - July 29 @ 12:00 pm
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Drawing from Dr Sue Johnson’s Emotionally- Focused Therapy, couples will journey through conversations to pursue a healthy relationship and explore what might be standing in the way of deeper connection. Topics include: • How and why we’re wired for connection • Understanding ourselves • Navigating conflict • Sex and intimacy Join with a small group of couples in discussion with trained facilitators and each other through a series of engaging talks and activities. You will also have time and privacy to…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Masterton

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Equippers Church Masterton, 2 Akura Road
Masterton, Wairarapa New Zealand
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$75.00 10 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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General Toolbox Facilitator training workshop – Auckland

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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There are two options for this one day training workshop.  Please advise which day you want to attend when you register. Friday 27 July    or     Saturday 28 July 2018 9:30am - 4:00pm each day   With the launch of our new Toolbox material we are pleased to offer a training opportunity to new and existing Facilitators. Typically run over six sessions, Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – New Lynn

July 30 @ 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, 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 – Kaiapoi

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rivertown Cafe, 77 Williams Street Kaiapoi
Christchurch, Canterbury 7630 New Zealand
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$30.00 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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Island Bay

July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Island Bay Community Centre, 137 The Parade
Island Bay, Wellington 6023 New Zealand
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$75.00 10 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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Primary Years Toolbox course – Parklands

July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Parklands Baptist Community Church, 180 Queenspark Drive, Parklands
Christchurch, Canterbury 8083 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 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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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – New Lynn

July 31 @ 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, 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 – Albany

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Upper Harbour Primary School, 140 Kyle Road
Chester Park, Albany, Auckland 0632 New Zealand
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$75.00 18 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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Primary Years Toolbox course – Lower Hutt

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place office Lower Hutt, 27 Kings Crescent
Lower Hutt, Wellington 5010 New Zealand
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$75.00 6 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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August 2018

Primary Years Toolbox course – Stokes Valley – daytime

August 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub, 186 Stokes Valley Road
Stokes Valley Lower Hutt, Wellington 5019 New Zealand
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$75.00 10 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – New Lynn

August 1 @ 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, 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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Mindful parenting – six week course

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$150 24 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 5. She has a passion for healthy family…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Parklands – daytime

August 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Parklands Baptist Community Church, 180 Queenspark Drive, Parklands
Christchurch, Canterbury 8083 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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2 Topics 1 Night – ‘Supporting children’s upset feelings’ and ‘Getting children to do as they are told’. 

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$30 83 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…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Bucklands Beach – exclusively for parents of pupils at Macleans College

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Macleans College, Upham House Classroom, 2 Macleans Road
Bucklands Beach, Auckland 2014 New Zealand
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$75.00 15 tickets left

Please note that this course is being run exclusively for parents of pupils at Macleans College. 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…

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Tweens and Teens Toolbox course – Bucklands Beach – for Mandarin speaking parents of pupils at Macleans College

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Macleans College, 2 Macleans Road
Bucklands Beach, Auckland 2014 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

Please note that this course is a Mandarin speaking course exclusively for parents of pupils at Macleans College 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.…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Maraetai

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maraetai Beach School, (in School Staffroom) 154 Maraetai Drive
Maraetai, Auckland New Zealand
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$75.00 9 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Monday evening

August 6 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 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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Intermediate Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Monday evening

August 6 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 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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Raising confident and resilient children

August 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Street Church, City Location, 9 Hania Street, Mount Victoria
Wellington, New Zealand
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$10 141 tickets left

Resilient, confident children deflect trouble, resist pressure, handle stress and recover from setbacks and trauma. All children can be helped to tackle life’s ups and downs so they can grow with a ‘can-do’ attitude. Discover the key ingredients required to help children develop those sought-after qualities.​ For parents of early and middle years (2-12). For further information please contact Mel Lienert at families@thestreet.org.nz or phone 04 385 7315.

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Tuesday evening

August 7 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 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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Primary Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Tuesday evening

August 7 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 9 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Tuesday evening

August 7 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 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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Primary Years Toolbox course – Westmere

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Westmere Primary School, 81 Garnet Road
Westmere, Auckland 1022 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Mt Eden

August 10 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
LIFE Church Central, 95 Mt Eden Road
Mt Eden, Auckland 1023 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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The strong willed child

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$15 89 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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Whiria: relationship retreat (Whakata)

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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Drawing from Dr Sue Johnson’s Emotionally- Focused Therapy, couples will journey through conversations to pursue a healthy relationship and explore what might be standing in the way of deeper connection. Topics include: • How and why we’re wired for connection • Understanding ourselves • Navigating conflict • Sex and intimacy Join with a small group of couples in discussion with trained facilitators and each other through a series of engaging talks and activities. You will also have time and privacy to…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Mosgiel

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Taieri College, Green Street
Mosgiel, Otago 9024 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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Anxiety Workshop

August 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$130 56 tickets left

The escalating level of anxiety in our children begs for an explanation as well as a solution. Dr. Neufeld sheds light on this age-old problem, paving the way for natural interventions that can actually get to the root causes as opposed to just managing symptoms. This course brings a fresh and promising perspective to one of our most troubling and perplexing human problems. Although the focus is on children, this enlightening material will benefit anyone suffering from anxiety. This course is…

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Dads and daughters

August 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$15 91 tickets left

About Dads and daughters One of the greatest assets a girl can have is a loving dad on-side with her. This is a great workshop for dads who love their daughters and want to love them better.  John Cowan gives some insights and tips that can help men avoid the commonest pitfalls with their girls. This workshop will also help dads ‘upskill’ on the world of girls – the dangers they face and the ways they can help their girls…

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September 2018

Growing great families

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Activate Church Christchurch, 13 Watts Road
Christchurch, Sockburn 8042 New Zealand
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About Growing Great Families with James Beck For parents who invest in their family, the rewards are huge. You can build your family the same way as you build a house; with good foundations of love and values, strong walls of boundaries and discipline and a roof of parental ‘mana’ to keep it all together. Learn to make this happen with the least effort.​ Light refreshments provided. For further information please contact chchoffice@activatechurches.com or phone 03 348 3120. Kindly sponsored…

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Tools for engaging cooperation

September 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$15 95 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

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Street Church, City Location, 9 Hania Street, Mount Victoria
Wellington, New Zealand
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$195 10 tickets left
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About 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 intimacy. Expect to learn a lot!   About the presenters With more than a decade of experience as a counsellor working with young adults, Belinda brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping couples survive…

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The highly sensitive child

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$15 100 tickets left

What you will learn Some children face an extra layer of challenges just because their brain works in a different way. Is it possible that you are parenting one of the 15 to 20 percent of children who are born highly sensitive? Do you have children who startle easily, are unsettled with changes, notice the distress of others and complain about scratchy clothing? This presentation will help you identify if you are parenting a highly sensitive child and what to…

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Discipline without shouting, force or fluster

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$15 98 tickets left

About the event 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.​

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Marriage – the early years

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$195 10 tickets left
Marriage-the-early-years

About 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 intimacy. Expect to learn a lot!   About the presenters With more than a decade of experience as a counsellor working with young adults, Belinda brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping couples survive…

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Growing great marriages and relationships with John and Naomi Cowan

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wellington South Baptist, 284 The Parade
Wellington, Island Bay New Zealand
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$10 100 tickets left

Put the spark back into your relationship so it can keep growing strong. Relationships are one of the most important investments you can make in life. If you get them right, it will affect every other area of your life in a positive way. Practical ideas to make your marriage or relationship stronger and happier, including tips to get unstuck and work through the difficult times.   Details Light supper provided. 7.00pm – Doors open 7.30pm to 9.00pm – John’s and Naomi’s…

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October 2018

Whiria: relationship retreat (Flaxmill- October)

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - October 28 @ 12:00 pm
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Drawing from Dr Sue Johnson’s Emotionally- Focused Therapy, couples will journey through conversations to pursue a healthy relationship and explore what might be standing in the way of deeper connection. Topics include: • How and why we’re wired for connection • Understanding ourselves • Navigating conflict • Sex and intimacy Join with a small group of couples in discussion with trained facilitators and each other through a series of engaging talks and activities. You will also have time and privacy to…

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November 2018

Marriage – the early years

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grace Vineyard Church, 150 Ferry Road
Christchurch , Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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About 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 intimacy. Expect to learn a lot!   About the presenters With more than a decade of experience as a counsellor working with young adults, Belinda brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping couples…

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