Organization after a divorce with the children helps them transition to the situation easier.
Learn strategies on how to cope after a divorce with children.
There is a new parenting workshop for single parents at Pamper and Play.
Please contact Pamper and Play to register.
There’s no doubt about it: if parenting is hard, single-parenting is even harder. And it’s a topic that many parent and children advocates fail to address. But there are ways to help your child (and yourself) cope.Pamper & Play is pleased to announce that Parent Child Resource Associates,* our resident experts will be in the house next Thursday evening, February 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. to answer all the questions you have about parenting by yourself, including:
- How to co-parent with your ex-partner to lead to better outcomes for your child(ren)
- Understanding how divorce and/or separation affects children at different developmental levels and how to best intervene based on ages and stages
- Catching more flies with honey: Adopting a language of inclusion rather than alienation to foster cooperation
- The importance of taking care of YOURSELF and your child.
Then join professional organizer Kristin Borostyan, of Straighten Up**one week later for a special workshop that will offer practical solutions for single parents, including:
- How to set up two households with minimal disruption for your child
- Scheduling and calendaring: how to manage double duty and still find time for your own well-being…and much, much more!
COST: $25/class, SAVE $10 when you sign up for both sessions. Childcare available for $15/session. ($18 for 2 or more children)To reserve your space, email firstname.lastname@example.org.ABOUT THE PANELISTS:*PARENT CHILD RESOURCE ASSOCIATES:Jane Rosen, Psy.D., has a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. With a Certificate in Infant Mental Health from Cedars-Sinai Hospital, and specializing in sensory integration, and child and family therapy, Jane has worked for the past 30 years in the assessment and treatment of challenges children and families face throughout the life cycle. Informed by mindfulness and focusing on emotions, relationships and family systems, she is especially thrilled to work with new moms and their babies, creating an atmosphere of joyous discovery. Jane has led classes and discussions around Los Angeles at venues such as The Pump Station.
Beth Weisman, M.A. has been an early childhood educator and administrator in Los Angeles schools for more than a decade. She began as a teacher, Parent & Me Facilitator and Assistant Director at Temple Israel of Hollywood’s Nursery School. She then helped to develop and open Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Erika Glazer Nursery School where she was the Assistant Director and Parenting Director. She then became the Early Childhood Director at IKAR in 2010 where she developed and opened their new early childhood program, now in its third year. She is now IKAR’s Director of Parent Education and Admissions. Beth also teaches parenting classes around the city at different schools and organizations including the Pump Station. She holds her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.A. from Brandeis University. She has a daughter in college, a son in high school, and a very patient husband of 21 years.
**STRAIGHTEN UPKristin Borostyan is a school counselor turned professional organizer that understands that to be successful you need to be organized! Kristin holds a master’s degree in Educational Counseling and has more than 13 years’ experience working with more than 6,000 adolescents and their high performance parents achieving success in a competitive school environment. She possesses the skills and training necessary to work collaboratively with both children and adults finding answers for their organizational challenges in a non-judgmental but solution based manner. Her undergraduate degree and background in business lends credibility to her time management, accountability and streamlined organizational techniques that successful companies use to increase profits and gain market share. As a retail buyer and visual merchandiser, Kristin developed her passion for design, color and style and uses these aesthetics with her clients to produce clean, beautiful and functional spaces. Relationships are the most important thing to Kristin and she delights in working with people to create an outcome that will change their lives. She executes exceptional designs that are individual to each client and she maintains an on-going relationship with them to ensure success. Kristin motivates her clients to Straighten Up so they can achieve the lifestyle they deserve.
Single Parenting Series
Please inquire about upcoming workshops for divorced parents called New Beginnings. These workshops are designed to start the organizational process for newly divorced parents and their children.