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Our experts walk parents through the concepts, discuss how to apply the tools to daily challenges and respond to questions on the spot. These sessions unite parents with common concerns, removing stigmas and isolation. Let us design a workshop with proven tools for your working parents and caregivers focusing on the emerging issues or developmental changes impacting them and their families, We cover chid development from prenatal to young adulthood. Plus, here are a few topics on emerging issues we developed over the past year:
As the perfect storm of "parental burnout" among working parents and our ongoing pediatric mental health crisis gained strength, Peace At Home responded by gathering experts who focus on the physiology of chronic stress and practical steps parents can take to protect their own and their children's mental health and overall wellbeing.
When Supreme Court decisions, the January 6th hearings, and other political issues impacted both work and home life for parents, Peace At Home responded with an interactive workshop on “Handing Hot Topics with Your Kids and Colleagues.” Peace At Home addressed how to recognize and manage personal triggers, help children understand and process the information they will hear, and how to communicate effectively in ways that invite kids and colleagues to listen with care and help you understand the perspectives of others.
When families were reeling from acts of violence in Uvalde, TX, Peace At Home responded with “Help Your Child Feel Safe in an Unpredictable World.” The content was designed to support parents who felt overwhelmed and fearful as more school shootings occur and losses mount. Peace At Home focused on relationships and community with others and sharing experiences as a key piece of repairing these emotional injuries.
A newly formed Working Parents Network collaborated with a long-standing Black Leadership Network to request a workshop about coping with the Buffalo shooting which led to an important conversation about speaking to children and teens about racial violence and the current climate of racism in the US. The teacher-guided a discussion on effective language for talking to our kids about racial differences and the ways in which we can not only be allies ourselves but teach our children to be allies as well.
Emerging professionals asked for research about the “Tiger Mom” stereotype to understand the impact of traditional Asian parenting style on bi-cultural children and the workshop participants who grew up in that culture.
Fertility Support Groups have requested and Peace At Home delivered workshops on how to handle communication in the workplace about treatment and ways to advocate and make boundaries with family and colleagues during the holidays when the focus is so strongly on children.