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Personal Best Parenting: What good parenting is about

Staff, Parents
Event type
Webinar, Short course
Human Resources

Every parent wants to raise a happy, healthy and capable child. However, knowing how to parent can often be confusing with conflicting parenting advice from experts, friends and family.

In this session parents and carers will learn Dr Rosina McAlpine’s research-based practical Win Win Parenting approach for managing day-today parenting challenges – that is good for working parents and good for children!

Webinar includes

  • Today’s common parenting challenges toddler to teenager
  • Busting the myth you should just ‘KNOW’ how to be a good parent without education and support
  • How your guilt about parenting undermines your parenting
  • Why self-care is key to being a good role model for your family
  • Introducing a practical step-by-step approach to becoming your personal best as a parent
  • Question and answer session

By attending this session parents and carers will understand what Personal Best Parenting is all about and learn the Win Win Parenting approach: Stop, empathise, educate – a practical 3-step approach for managing parenting challenges from toddler right through to teenager.

Throughout the 12-month programme you will

  • Receive practical strategies on supporting family wellbeing and managing day-to-day parenting challenges on a range of common issues
  • Learn about research findings on wellbeing, parenting and child development;
  • Enjoy tips to better manage work and family - develop your confidence and skills as a parent so you can reduce family stress and be more focused and productive at work.

You’ll find the complete list of the LIVE interactive webinars and other resources below and in the Work and Family Support Resource Centre.

How the programme works

  1. Register for the programme at the link below with your work email address
    Register for the Work and Family Support webinar series
  2. You will receive an email reminder 1 week prior to the webinar, and the link to join the webinar 1 day and again 1 hour before the session start time with an “add to calendar” option. You can choose to join live or watch a recording at a later time.
  3. Watch the replay in the Resource Centre where you will find podcasts, handouts and articles.

Once you’ve registered, just enter the dates and times into your calendar, so you don’t miss a thing.

12 month Work and Family Support Programme schedule 2024

16 January 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Getting Organised: Strategies for managing work and family
20 February 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Setting Intentions: Starting the year with clarity, confidence, and conviction
19 March 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Supporting Child Safety: Bully-proofing your child
16 April 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Managing kids screen time: Strategies for safe technology use
21 May 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm Personal Best Parenting: What good parenting is about
18 June 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm Empowering children: Developing healthy self-esteem
23 July 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Teenagers: Understanding the teen brain. Making sense of their emotions and behaviours
20 August 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Problem-solving: Raising children to be proactive problem-solvers
17 September 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Mental wellbeing: Building positivity into family life
22 October 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Family Wellbeing: Nutrition, exercise, and sleep
19 November 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm Emotional Regulation: Helping children manage their emotions toddler to teen
10 December 2024 1:00pm–2:00pm School Holidays: Navigating the work and family juggle

Note: New Zealand Daylight Time October–March and New Zealand Standard Time April–September



Carina Perner


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