Magic House Mornings with PAT
Kirkwood Parents As Teachers
Magic House Morning with PAT
Select Thursdays (9:30am-10:30am)
FREE ADMISSION TO "Wonder Works" and "For Baby and Me", courtesy of The Magic House, for PAT children and caregiver. (The rest of the Magic House will not be open)!
On the morning of the event, please check in with the Kirkwood PAT parent educator at the pavilion (in back). She will have on a red shirt and be holding a clipboard.
Please click on date below to register for event
OR call / stop in the PAT office to register.
Taking the Mystery Out of Discipline
January 11th & February 1st
This is a 2 part workshop!
Part 1 (1/11) - Parents will have better understanding about their child's behavior, why behaviors stick around, learn a few strategies to help as well as manage crisis. Alison Davis, Love & Logic instructor, will empower parents with concepts from Love & Logic, The Whole Brain Child and How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen.
Part 2 (2/1) - Parents will have an opportunity to review concepts and to share success stories as well as receive guidance toward understanding and implementing strategies.
Location: Kirkwood Early Childhood Center
Need a different day or want to hear more? Sign up for the spring series!
Part 1: March 30th
Part 2: April 6th
Thank you for the grant funding.
“Baby Blues” and Beyond: What New and Experienced Parents Need to Know
When: Wednesday, January 15th from 6pm - 7:30pm
Where: Lindbergh Early Childhood Center (4814 South Lindbergh Blvd.- on the Lindbergh High School Campus)
Speaker: Erin Poniewaz, LPC, NCC, Therapist, Mercy Mother Baby Intensive Outpatient Program
Welcoming a baby is supposed to be a joyous time for new and expectant moms, but can often be impacted by mood swings, sadness and other upsetting symptoms.
Join us for an open, parent-only discussion about depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after birth. Learn the various warning signs and symptoms of postpartum depression and other related disorders affecting one in five pregnant or postpartum women. We will discuss different treatment options, the community resources available and how we can best support these women and families to ensure everyone is getting the care they need and deserve.
Family Yoga Night - Frozen!
...Do you want to build a snowman
We are headed to the magical kingdom Arendelle, where we will experience a Frozen themed yoga adventure. We will begin the class with PLAY TIME!! Enjoy this time building your bond with your little ones and meeting some fun families in a space without the distractions of your daily life. Since this class includes all ages, we will go with the flow. Breathing techniques are utilized throughout class to teach everyone how to be more mindful and learn how to use their breath to relax when they are upset, angry, or afraid. FUN yoga poses are offered through developmentally age-appropriate stories, games, books, songs, and partner poses.
No prior experience in yoga needed for big yogis nor little yogis!! Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your mat. There will be extra yoga mats if needed.
When: Thursday, 1/23/20, 6:30-7:30 PM
Where: KECC Gym
Who: All Kirkwood PAT families – Ages birth – 5 years old
Register with SUG or call 314.213.6137
Funding for this experience provided by
TOTS AND TECH!
Technology is ever present in today's society.
What impact does that have on our babies and young children?
How much screen time is too much?
How can we create healthy media habits?
Join us as Stephanie Kane, Rockwood Parents as Teachers Parent Educator and Supervisor, discusses the impact of technology on brain development, how and when technology can be used in healthy and effective ways within your family, and how to create a media plan for your family.
February 4th, 6:30-7:30pm
Kirkwood Early Childhood Center
Thanks you for the grand funding!
Messy Play is Coming!
Mark your calendars and say Yes to the Mess!
8:30am - 11am
Come prepared to squish, splash, scoop, pour...and maybe get a little messy. Experience this Kirkwood tradition with all your senses!
No registration necessary.
Diapers will be collected for Kirkwood PAT's Diaper Bank for local children experiencing a diaper need. Sizes 3-5 most needed.
Thank you for the grant funding!