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Single Parents Lunch and Learn for UW Students/Staff!!!

Learn new parenting strategies!

Have lunch and talk with other single parents on campus!

Facilitated by Cerissa Wills
Child and Family Therapist, Rainbow Project

Wednesday, May 17
(lunch served at 11:15)
Eagle Heights Community Center, Rm 133

Registration REQUIRED
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Parenting with Confidence
Brown-bag lunch series for
UW-Madison students, staff and faculty!

In the same way that our children get to know one another over peanut butter and jelly lunches brought from home, we want you to come join us with your lunch to learn about building your confidence as parents!

Come to one, two or all three! Registration Required!

Finding Balance as Parents:

In this class, we will explore the importance of balancing the demands of work, home, and relationships and discuss concrete ways to bring more balance into your daily life.
Tuesday, April 18, 12:15-1:15pm
       University Apartments Community Center, Rm 135

Fostering a Healthy Attachment

This class will provide a brief overview of the main tenets of Attachment Theory and offer strategies for forming and maintaining a healthy attachment as your child ages.
Tuesday, April 25, 12:15-1:15pm
       University Apartments Community Center, Rm 139

How Connection Can Solve Most of Your Parenting Problems

This class digs deeper into the role of connection in creating a more calm, peaceful, and enjoyable family environment that encourages cooperation and can lead to less yelling and nagging!
Wednesday, May 3, 12:15-1:15pm
        University Apartments Community Center, Rm 139


Presenter: Dr. Laura Froyen

Dr. Laura Froyen has her PhD in Human Development and Family Studies with a specialization in Couple and Family Therapy. Laura was previously an Assistant Professor at UW-Madison and served as an early childhood and parenting expert for UW Extenstion.

Laura is currently a parenting educator/coach and provides private consultations, locally and online, in addition to parenting classes and groups. You can learn a bit more about Laura’s approach on her website Laura takes a research based approach to parenting and encourages families to piece together parenting strategies that work for them. Her work with parents also focuses on the role of balance as a key aspect of a well-functioning family.