The “Let’s Talk” series of free classes, including Parent Talk, Teen Talk and Girl Talk, is designed to start sometimes-difficult discussion on topics faced by families with growing kids. The classes help educate attendees in a casual, conversational atmosphere that makes it easier to open the lines of communication between parents and their kids.
All classes are held at:
Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center
Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews
4123 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Ky.
Parent Talk | A class for parents
Organizing the Multi-tasking Family
For many families, scurrying to pick up kids from activities, coordinating homework projects and worrying about meals, laundry and work means that time spent together is limited and harried. This free class teaches families how to spend quality time together even when life has other plans.
Wednesday, Jan. 21 • 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Communication and Discipline
A panel of moms, dads, a child care provider and a health professional discuss effective and creative ways to communicate and offers alternative discipline techniques for toddler and school-age children.
Thursday, Apr. 15 • 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Girl Talk | A class for mothers and daughters
I ♥ Me: Building Self-Esteem
In this discussion led by a pediatrician, learn about factors that affect self-esteem, how to recognize symptoms of low self-esteem and how to have healthy self-esteem.
Thursday, Mar. 5 • 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Teen Talk | A class for the teen and parent
Boys to Men
Experts in adolescent health will use an informal and engaging format to present and discuss issues on the minds of parents and boys ages 10 to 14. Topics include bodily changes, emotional ups and downs, how to discuss challenging subjects and finding trusted resources. Boys must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Dads and moms are encouraged to attend.
Wednesday, May 20 • 6 to 7:30 p.m.