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Have you heard the news?

Michael Grose is coming to North Perth Primary School to do an evening parent presentation on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

Michael Grose, founder of Parenting Ideas (www.parentingideas.com.au), is one of Australia’s leading parenting educators, supporting parents to raise confident, happy and resilient kids. He’s the author of 10 books for parents including Thriving!,  the best-selling Why First Borns Rule the World and Last Borns Want to Change It, Raising Happy Kids, Great Ideas for Tired Parents, and his last release Spoonfed Generation: How to Raise Independent Children.

We need your help deciding which of the following four presentations we would like him to deliver.

Please read the information provided below and then follow the link to complete a short survey to help the coordinators select the preferred presentation.


Presentation 1: Spoonfed Generation: How to raise independent children

Do less and get more from your kids

The parenting pathway for a child’s happiness and confidence is easier than we think. Parents since the dawn of time have always had the goal of redundancy when raising their kids. Understand this goal and parenting becomes a whole lot easier. In this fascinating presentation Michael will show you what real independence-building entails so that we can raise and educate a generation ready to make their mark in the world.

 Presentation 2: Bring some cat and dog to your parenting

Families work well when someone’s in charge, and it’s a good idea if it’s a parent

Modern research shines a light on the authoritative parenting style as a key contributor to a child’s success, happiness and wellbeing. Using cats and dogs as metaphor for the essential elements of the authoritative approach this presentation helps parents become the family leaders that their children need.

 Presentation 3: Raising emotionally intelligent kids

Brave this new parenting frontier

We’ve been able to send a spaceship to the moon and back but we’re only scratching the surface when it comes to managing our emotions. This presentation will help you navigate the loud, messy and uncomfortable world of emotions so that you can help your kids recognise and regulate their own emotional states including anger, anxiousness and fear.

 Presentation 4: Parenting for Resilience

Building coping skills and strengths for tomorrow

Life throws kids curve balls all the time. How they handle these ups and downs depends on many factors, including their own spirit, the support they receive and their coping skills. This presentation will give you an understanding of the importance of resilience as well as practical strategies to help kids cope with some of life’s current adversities while building strengths for the future.

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