What you will learn:
Work time, school time, meal time, family time, friend time, roommate time...and alone time!
Carving out time for all of these things when it's all happening in the home at the same time is overwhelming. Anxiety, frustration, depression and exhaustion...add that all into the mix and it can feel like chaos.
In this class you will:
- Learn strategies for self care
- Learn strategies for managing your work time with your kids school time happening all at the same time
- Learn strategies for coping with out of control emotions with your kids as you cope with your own feelings and worries
- Learn strategies for managing expectations in relationships (your partner, your friends, your roommates)
- Set appropriate expectations going into the holidays
- Have the opportunity to ask the expert any questions on your mind!
About the instructor:
Joani Geltman, MSW, is a prominent parenting expert who provides home-based parent coaching, speaks publicly on issues relating to child development and parenting, and designs and implements training workshops on parenting and education leadership development. She has four decades of experience helping young people, serving as a social worker, therapist, student advisor, adjunct professor, and youth program director at various schools and organizations.
The author of the best selling book, A Survival Guide To Parenting Teens: Talking To Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out, and I Get It: Three Magic Words For Parents Of Teens. Geltman has been featured in, or written for, USA Today and The Boston Globe. Her writings have appeared online at The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Psychology Today, Mommy & Me, Boston.com, Working Family, Global Post Parenting, and on scores of blogs. She has also been featured as a parenting expert on Better TV, Good Day New York (Fox), Good Day Connecticut (Fox), and Fox-TV in Boston. and WBUR’s Radio Boston. Joani writes a weekly blog for parents of teens. joani geltman.blogspot.com
She has served as an adjunct professor for the past 25+ years at Curry College in Milton, MA. Geltman teaches in the department of psychology, covering child and adolescent development, family psychology, and dysfunctional family life.
Geltman has spoken to thousands of parents, educators, and students at hundreds of schools. The sought-after speaker delivers more than 40 seminars a year to schools, community groups, businesses, churches, and temples. She has developed seminars such as: Adolescent Psychology The Parent Version, Sexting and Texting What’s A Parent To Do?, Understanding Your Teen’s Drinking and Drug Use, Understanding Temperament, and many others.
A resident of Natick, MA, Geltman earned her Bachelor of Science in education from Lesley University and her Master of social work from Washington University.
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Suggested Length60 min
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