- Workshops / Keynotes
- The Spirited Child: Secret to Success
- Sleepless in America: Is This Child Misbehaving or Missing Sleep?
- What to Do When the Kids are Losing It:
Effective Strategies for the 'Heat of the Moment'
- Challenging Child Behaviors: Helping All Children Be Successful
- Winning Cooperation and Building Strong Relationships: Even During the Tough Times
- Discipline Strategies that 'Fit' Each Child
- Challenging Behavior or Stressed-Out Kids?
- Changing Behavior - Changing Lives You Make a Difference
- Spirited Infants: Why Temperament Matters When Helping Infants Get the Sleep They Need
- Why Do You Act that Way? Effective Strategies for Introverts and Extroverts to Work Together
- Ready for Kindergarten and for Life: Helping Parents Make a Critical Decision
- Emotion Coaching and Self-Regulation:
Secrets to Preventing Challenging Behaviors and Promoting Independence
- Managing Different Temperaments in the Classroom
- Raising Your Spirited Child
- Kids, Parents and Power Struggles: Secrets to Effective Discipline
- Creating Calm Families in a Fast Paced World
- Customized Presentations
If there was one thing that would improve children's behavior, enhance listening and reasoning skills would you be interested. What if one simple item could cut the number of times children get sick or reduce the number of cavities they have? And if that same thing could lower their susceptibility to obesity, would clamoring for your share? That one simple thing is free – it's adequate sleep. Yet according to the National Sleep Foundation 62% of children 2-12 years old are not getting the sleep they need.
Join Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka to discover:
- Why sleep is critical for good behavior and maximal growth and development
- Strategies for working with parents to protect their children's sleep
- Practical tools for helping children easily fall asleep at naptime and bedtime even when medications or medical issues may make it more difficult for them to do so
- Data that can help protect children's naptimes as an essential component of early childhood programs.
- Tips and tools for teaching the broader community about the importance of sleep
It's true – parents and teachers of successful children have a secret – they protect sleep.