A variety of seminars and workshops will be held in the next few months, including Love and Logic classes geared toward parenting teens Jan. 9 through 30, at Pleasant Lea Middle School. Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood Parenting, Wednesdays Jan. 17 through Feb. 14, at Great Beginnings Early Childhood Center; Electronics, Your Children, Their Safety, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20, at Westview Elementary School, featuring Dr. Gray Boxer of Truman Medical Center-Lakewood; Stress Management for Busy Families, 6:30 p.m. March 12, at Prairie View Elementary School; Parenting the Love and Logic Way, Mondays, April 2 through 30, at Prairie View Elementary School.
Lee’s Summit CARES is also ready to raise the conversation on bullying with the upcoming webinar, “Elevating the Conversation on Bullying,” at 7 p.m. Jan. 18. This online workshop is open to all parents and students. The webinar will focus on what defines bullying and how it differs from peer conflicts and other struggles. Parents will learn effective and efficient ways to deal with both bullying and peer conflict situations. The event can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1775643556078672.
Parent education is a core component of Lee’s Summit CARES’ ongoing work to create a healthy and safe community for children, youth and families. For more information, visit www.lscares.org.