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PIP: Lessons of the Storyteller
October 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Positive Indian Parenting is an eight week course focusing on traditional and culturally specific parenting practices and values. We will explore attitudes in a variety of traditional child-rearing ways and apply them to values and challenges of modern parenting skills.
Session 2: Lessons of the Storyteller
This session is designed to explore storytelling as a part of parenting. It examines the tradition of storytelling in relation to communication with children, the parents’ role in the development of good judgement and the importance of spending quality time with children. Parents will explore their own knowledge of storytelling and get practice in using the skills of the storyteller.
In this session parents will learn:
- the role that storytelling played in traditional childrearing
- how stories can be used to develop good judgement in their children
- the importance of good communication skills with children
Dinner and childcare are provided.