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Parents at Work (0-5 years)

Managing parenthood and a successful career is an adventure! Do you have tips to share or want to find some new ideas? Do you want to laugh and share with other UofA parents your funny or even embarrassing parenthood experiences? Join us at UofA Parents at Work Group.
 

Sessions:

Introduction and Welcome - Register Now!
September 11, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location:
Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd) or connect via Zoom


High-Quality Childcare - Register Now!
October 2, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd) or connect via Zoom
Are you looking for the right childcare program for your family? High-quality programs hire qualified staff that supports positive interactions in developmentally appropriate learning environments.


Guilty Feelings - Register Now!
November 6, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location:
Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd) or connect via Zoom
Parents, you may experience feelings of guilt at some point, and this is completely normal! Nobody is perfect. Turn your parental guilt into a positive feeling!
 

Networking Lunch - Register Now!
December 4, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location:
Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd)
Before this year is over, let us pause to share the stories, the learnings, and the practices that help us to manage parenthood and work.


Planning and Organizing - Register Now!
January 8, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd) or connect via Zoom
Does it feel like there are not enough hours in the day to manage work, school, and homelife?  Good planning can help you maximize your week and feel accomplished in all your roles.


Consequences and Discipline - Register Now!
February 5, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location:
Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd) or connect via Zoom
Parents, you have an important role in teaching children about discipline and consequences. It is important to allow your child to experience the natural consequences of their actions and avoid “saving” them. However, sometimes when needed, parents have to choose logical consequences to discipline the child.


Teaching Kindness and Empathy - Register Now!
March 5, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location:
Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd) or connect via Zoom
Psychologists call empathy “the cornerstone for both emotional and moral intelligence” and it moves us to practice kindness. Learn how to help your children become emotionally stronger in a challenging world.


Summer Planning and UofA Programs - Register Now!
April 9, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location:
Life & Work Connections Office (715 N. Park 2nd) or connect via Zoom
Another school year will be over soon. Do you know what to look for in a good summer program? It is time to begin planning for the next year as well. Learn about UofA programs designed to support employees with their childcare needs.