Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans will focus on the journey she took within her Olympic career and the lessons she learned: You can do the thing no one thinks you can You need to have balance in life You need to have perspective She will also speak about how courage and determination led to her comeback in 2010 to qualify [...]
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Sept. 21: State of our Schools with LBUSD Superintendent Dr. Jason Viloria Oct. 5: New Family Welcome - 8:30 a.m. at Madison Square Garden & Cafe Oct. 19: Five Simple Rules for Parents: How to raise resilient, gritty, and passionate people Harlan Cohen Nov. 16: Social Media Predators, Laguna Beach Police, 6:30-8 p.m. Location TBD Jan. 18: [...]
Laguna Beach PTA Council’s Parent Education Series, a.k.a. Coffee Break, will kick off the school year with a “State of the Schools” presentation with New LBUSD Superintendent Dr. Jason Viloria presenting the Superintendent’s Entry Plan.
The Well-Balanced Student: Avoiding Stress and Overscheduling Today’s high-pressure, fast-paced culture can interfere with healthy child development. When we are too focused on test scores, rote answers and grades, we may deny kids the time and energy they need to develop important skills for success – the ability to be independent, adaptable, ethical, and motivated, [...]
Raising Well-Balanced Children in a Fast Paced World Sabrina Schuck, executive director at the Child Development School at UC Irvine, will give parents tools on how to help their kids overcome social challenges and provide parenting techniques to help deal with behavioral difficulties. Details: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 8:30-10:15 a.m. Venue: Hotel Laguna This lecture is possible thanks to a grant from [...]
Gratitude & Mindfulness Techniques for the Whole Family - Join Susan Kaiser, author of The Mindful Child, and Coffee Break on March 15th Wed., March 15, 2017 Hotel Laguna 8:30-10:15 a.m. $10 Donation appreciated The techniques of mindful awareness have helped millions of adults reduce stress in their lives. Now, children—who are under more pressure [...]
Dr. Jerry Weichman addressed common and chronic parenting issues and provided tips and tools to stay on top of what your kids are doing.
Create, Imagine, and Innovate: Educating the "Z" Generation. Laguna Beach PTA Council's Parent Education Series, a.k.a. Coffee Break, kicked off the school year with a "Meet the Leaders" presentation hosted at the Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club. LBUSD Superintendent Sherine Smith shared traits of the "Z Generation," which included things like, "They want to change [...]