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Just Breathe: Mental Health Maintenance For Students (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Students are facing an unprecedented amount of stress and in many cases loneliness. They’re disconnected from typical activities, such as being around friends, playing sports, or going to the movies. This virtual workshop will provide suggestions and resources to help you support your child’s social-emotional well-being. Recommended for families of […]


Communicating With Your Teen (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you feel like it’s difficult to communicate with your teen? Are you wondering how to have a real conversation? In this workshop, you will learn helpful and practical skills to encourage communication between you and your teenager and strategies that can help reduce problems. Learn new approaches to change […]


What is Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)? Experience A Community Circle (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

SEL is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. It is a process that informs […]


Meet Kate Washington, Author of ‘Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout In America’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

When Kate Washington’s husband, Brad, developed an aggressive cancer, the author was forced into a role that so many women are in: one of being the family provider, the caregiver to the children, navigating the healthcare system and providing the care for her husband. In Already Toast, she uses her […]


Indies UNITE! Panel—Resilient Kids, Supportive Adults (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

  What’s harder than parenting? Parenting during a pandemic! Indies UNITE! proudly presents Resilient Kids, Supportive Adults: Giving Kids the Tools to Thrive, the second in a series of virtual panels designed to tackle tough topics being faced in real time. Join us on Saturday, February 27th at 4 as […]


Parent Panel: Talking to Kids About Race and Racism (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Hear from educators, psychotherapists and social workers from Baltimore County 4-H, Parenting Works, Keys of Hope Consultations, LLC and Baltimore County Public Library staff​ about resources and tips to have discussions about anti-racism, inclusion, diversity and equity with your children. This program’s theme is celebrating Black joy and using your […]


Manejar las Emociones en Tiempos Difíciles (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Sabemos que amas a tus hijos incondicionalmente; sin embargo, ¿Tienes momentos de frustración con ellos? ¿Te sientes irritable y pierdes el control frente a problemas recurrentes? ¿Te angustia la falta de cooperación de tus hijos y el incumplimiento de sus responsabilidades? ¿Ya no sabes cómo disciplinarlos? En este taller, hablaremos […]


Communicating with Teens (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Do you feel like it’s difficult to communicate with your teen? Are you wondering how to have a real conversation? In this workshop, you will learn helpful and practical skills to encourage communication between you and your teenager and strategies that can help reduce problems. Recommended for families of middle […]