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Calm Parenting: Ending Power Struggles

A ParentMap lecture with Dr. Laura Kastner

Calm Parenting: Ending Power Struggles with Dr. Laura Kastner

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle
15749 Northeast 4th St., Bellevue, WA 98008
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Lecture begins 7 p.m.
Book signing to follow lecture
Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door (while supplies last)

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Let's be real: We weren't prepared for it to be THIS hard. Luckily, it doesn't have to be...

Join ParentMap and nationally recognized author and speaker Dr. Laura Kastner for an engaging lecture and Q&A with honest talk and real solutions. Get expert tips that are actually doable IRL from Dr. Kastner's best-selling book "Getting to Calm: The Early Years" (for parents of children ages 3–7 years old). 

Getting to Calm: The Early YearsLearn tricks to manage:

  • Tantrums
  • Whining
  • Sleepless nights
  • Clinginess
  • Lying
  • Defiance
  • Anxiety

You'll be inspired to keep calm and parent on, focusing on the things that matter most (no matter how spirited your child).

Following the lecture, Dr. Kastner will lead an interactive Q&A with the audience to answer your hot-button questions. Plus, stick around after the presentation to meet Dr. Kastner.

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About the speaker

Laura Kastner, Ph.D.Dr. Laura Kastner is a clinical psychologist who has conducted research, maintained a clinical practice and presented numerous workshops for parents. She is a clinical professor in both the psychology department and the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington.

In addition to her academic articles in the fields of child, adolescent and pediatric psychology, Dr. Kastner has authored and co-authored five books: "The Seven Year Stretch: How Families Work Together to Grow Through Adolescence," Houghton-Mifflin, 1997; "The Launching Years: Strategies for Parents From Senior Year to College Life," Three Rivers Press, 2003; "Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens + Teens," ParentMap, 2009; "Wise-Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful Tweens + Teens," ParentMap, 2013; and “Getting to Calm, The Early Years: Cool-Headed Strategies for Raising Happy, Caring and Independent Three- to Seven-Year-Olds,” ParentMap, 2015.

Dr. Kastner is frequently interviewed in the media and presents lectures to the public on a wide range of family and child development topics in settings across the United States. She and her husband of 30 years have two grown children.
 


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