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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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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 – Hamilton

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - November 29 @ 9:30 pm
The Master’s House, Cnr Masters Ave and Morris Road, Hillcrest
Hamilton, 3216 New Zealand
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$75 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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Primary Years Toolbox course – Waihi

October 30 @ 10:00 am - December 4 @ 12:00 pm
Waihi Community Resource Centre, 4 Mueller Street
Waihi, 3610 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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November 2018

Parenting styles, personality types and the five love languages

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
$20 81 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, presented by Joy Sluiters, 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.​  …

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Discipline without shouting, force or fluster

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Barn, Ambury Farm, 43 Ambury Road
Mangere Bridge, New Zealand
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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.​ Presented by John Cowan.   7.00pm: Doors open 7.30pm to 9.00pm: John's presentation   For further information please contact Mangere Bridge Kindergarten on 09 636 9552

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Raising happy, confident and resilient children

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pukeoware Hall, Bald Hill Road
Waiuku, New Zealand
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Free 118 tickets left

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. Presented by John Cowan   6.30pm - Doors open 7.00pm to 8.30pm – John's presentation   Koha / donation - pay at door Kindly sponsored by New Zealand Steel and Waiuku Family Support   For further information please contact admin@waiukufamilysupport.co.nz or phone 09 235 9099

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Tī Kōuka – Christchurch (November 2018)

November 30 @ 3:00 pm - December 2 @ 2:30 pm
Living Springs Camp and Conference Centre, 218 Bamfords Road, Allandale
Christchurch, 8971 New Zealand
$100 42 tickets left

Parenting Place is pleased to bring you Tī Kōuka - the ultimate adventure weekend for parents and their pre-teens. Most of us don't look forward to talking about self esteem, technology, drugs, alcohol or puberty with our kids. We know it’s really important, but it's difficult to find the right moment, or even know where to start. This is what Tī Kōuka is all about. You make the time, and we create the space, start the conversation, and give you…

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December 2018

Together parenting

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$20 92 tickets left

Together parenting Two people will almost always have different opinions on a topic as complex as child-rearing and it can be easy to fall into habits where parents work against each other rather than for.   In this practical workshop, Jenny Hale and Jo Batts will cover the explain how you and your partner can parent harmoniously and be united in your day-to-day interactions with your children. The benefits are many, including more settled, cooperative and happy children. Jenny and…

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Practical Parenting Antenatal course

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$200 86 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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Tī Kōuka – Auckland (December 2018)

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - December 16 @ 2:30 pm
Carey Park Christian Camp, 397 Henderson Valley Rd, Waitakere
Auckland, 0612 New Zealand
$100 42 tickets left

Parenting Place is pleased to bring you Tī Kōuka - the ultimate adventure weekend for parents and their pre-teens. Most of us don't look forward to talking about self esteem, technology, drugs, alcohol or puberty with our kids. We know it’s really important, but it's difficult to find the right moment, or even know where to start. This is what Tī Kōuka is all about. You make the time, and we create the space, start the conversation, and give you…

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Childminder’s certificate for teenagers

December 17 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
$50 43 tickets left

Childminder's certificate for teenagers Become a safe, reliable and fun childminder that every parent will trust and want to book again. This workshop will cover practical advice on how to establish your business, information on developmental needs for children, ideas for play and first aid. Presented by Joy Sluiters and Sarah Thompson. For 13-17 year olds. Places are limited.  

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February 2019

Primary Years Toolbox course – Westmere

13 February 2019 @ 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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Tī Kōuka – Christchurch (February 2019)

15 February 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 17 February 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Living Springs Camp and Conference Centre, 218 Bamfords Road, Allandale
Christchurch, 8971 New Zealand
$100 49 tickets left

Parenting Place is pleased to bring you Tī Kōuka - the ultimate adventure weekend for parents and their pre-teens. Most of us don't look forward to talking about self esteem, technology, drugs, alcohol or puberty with our kids. We know it’s really important, but it's difficult to find the right moment, or even know where to start. This is what Tī Kōuka is all about. You make the time, and we create the space, start the conversation, and give you…

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Intermediate Years Toolbox course – Greenlane

18 February 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 13 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Greenlane

18 February 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 14 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 – Greenlane

19 February 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 14 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 – Greenlane

19 February 2019 @ 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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March 2019

Tī Kōuka – Matamata (March)

8 March 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 10 March 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Totara Springs Christian Centre, 288 Taihoa N Road, Taihoa
Matamata, 3473 New Zealand
$100 48 tickets left

Parenting Place is pleased to bring you Tī Kōuka - the ultimate adventure weekend for parents and their pre-teens. Most of us don't look forward to talking about self esteem, technology, drugs, alcohol or puberty with our kids. We know it’s really important, but it's difficult to find the right moment, or even know where to start. This is what Tī Kōuka is all about. You make the time, and we create the space, start the conversation, and give you…

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