Resilient Parenting + Resources for Kids

Your family’s resilience begins with you! Equip yourself and your family with resilience and self-compassion.

What is Resilient Parenting?

This class equips caregivers with the resources needed to parent with resilience, including self-compassion, mindfulness, and growing the good. Additionally, caregivers will learn strategies for cultivating self-compassionate resilience in youth. This class is taught by Jamie Lynn Tatera, a certified Mindful Self-Compassion instructor and the creator and teacher trainer of the Self-Compassion for Children and Caregivers (SCCC) Program. Resilient Parenting is based on Jamie Lynn’s Path to Resilience training and incorporates playful metaphors and tips from the SCCC program. 

In this eight-week class, participants will learn:

  • children's hands in adults' handsStrategies to help yourself and kids deal skillfully with stress, anxiety and other difficult emotions
  • Practices to increase acceptance, compassion and connection
  • Mindfulness techniques to increase present moment awareness and peace
  • Self-compassion practices to encourage self-kindness
  • Skills to cultivate happiness, gratitude and well-being
  • Resources and playful ideas to help kids grow resilience and self-compassion

Course Outline:

Session 1 – Emotional Intelligence & Elements of Self-Compassion: Connect with other caregivers as you learn the science of ingetration, including identifying and validating your own emotions and those of your child.  Apply the three parts of self-compassion to your self-talk and your parenting. Remember, you are not alone.

Session 2 – Side-by-Side Emotions: Learn playful metaphors that can help you and your kids compassionately hold space for for tricky emotions as well as savor positive emotions – side-by-side!

Session 3  Responding to the Negativity Bias and Increasing Connection: Discover practices that can help you (and your child) acknowledge the fear-provoking negativity bias and increase peace and connection.

Session 4 – Attentional Training (Mindfulness): Present moment awareness is crucial for emotional regulation and effective parenting. Experience a variety of strategies for cultivating mindful awareness as well as tips for sharing mindfulness with kids.

Session 5 – Relating Skillfully to Difficult Thoughts: We all sometimes experience judgments, worries, and anger tornadoes. Learn to respond skillfully to the tricky thoughts that can prevent you and your child from being your best selves.

Session 6 – Self-Compassion: Be kind to yourself when things go wrong (sometimes easier said than done!). Discover foundational self-compassion practices and tools to help your child cultivate this vital resource.

Session 7 – Positive Neuroplasticity training/ Growing the Good: Because our brain can be “sticky for the tricky,” we need to be intentional about growing positive resources in our mind. Experience playful metaphors and strategies that can help you and your child notice and savor good things.

Session 8 – Finding Balance: Parenting is all about finding balance. Learn to balance tender self-compassion with a desire to grow and change, and self-compassion with compassion for your child. Reflect on the practices and ideas that work best for you and your child.

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Resilient Parenting (Live online)

Our next Resilient Parenting class will be offered Fall 2024 / January 2025

8-Week Resilient Parenting class taught by Jamie Lynn Tatera

Standard fee: $298     Supported Fee: $240

Related Testimonials

“I have taken 2 Mindfulness and Self-Compassion courses and a Parenting class with Jamie Lynn (so far) and my only wish is that I had met her sooner! Working with Jamie Lynn, I have learned to be more present in connected in my daily life and interactions with my family and I have gained tools to help me feel more emotionally grounded and balanced. Jamie Lynn’s warmth, openness, empathy and personal experiences make her an effective mindfulness coach.   –Melissa S., Shorewood, WI

“This course has been both nourishing and motivating. The strategies have helped me grow self-compassion with the intent to show up more fully with children and others.” Caroline R., Glendale

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