" Kind words can
be short and
easy to speak,
but their echoes
are truly endless." 

-Mother Theresa


"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined."

Henry David Thoreau

                           Educational & Enlightening Group Workshops

Who can benefit?  Moms, Dads, Grandparents, Nannies, Caregivers, Teachers, Child Care Professionals, Athletic Coaches  (anyone who works with children)

What to expect?  A group of parents, educators, caregivers or child/health care professionals come together to learn & support one another,  share common concerns, challenges & issues relating to parenting, raising children of all ages, family dynamics & relationships, positive discipline, listening/communication, cooperation, child behavior & developmental stages, peer pressure, bullying, outside influences/technology, emotional health & physical development at all ages & stages  of life.
Participants can engage, observe & listen while learning about a particular topic, ask relevant questions & share constructive feedback with the group. All workshops are designed to create a safe, friendly, non-judgmental & inspirational environment. Participants will gain confidence, competence, helpful insights, new perspectives & approaches to parenting along with practical techniques, tips & tools to support a more mindful, conscious & whole child style of parenting.

How many participants in a group?  Group size may vary. Minimum of six. 
Where are workshops located?  Workshops can be held in a private home, (PTA) school, camp, library, community center, child care or health care facility, corporate workplace or designated public location (restaurant space can be reserved upon request).

What are the fees?  Fees vary depending on time frame, size of group & location of venue. The minimum fee is $250 for a 1.5-hour group workshop. *Ask about a special option  for family-friendly venues offering child care.  Support materials & light refreshments are included.  Marketing is shared. Child care may be provided (depending on venue availability) for an additional fee. 

How to Schedule:  Workshops are scheduled (ideally 4-6 weeks in advance based on availability) ) for daytime or evening - weekdays & weekends. They can run weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or one-time only.  *Advanced registration & payment is required to secure workshop date & time. *Cancellation fees may apply - 50% fee for workshops canceled within 48 hours of scheduled date.
Click BELOW for workshop topics OR create your own!

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Call Erika at 516-647-0323 or  Erika@parentfromtheheart.com for more information.



 Discussion Groups for Moms & Dads! 

Be the Best Parent You Can Be

 Parents - YOU are the greatest influence in your child’s life!  Create an engaging, thought-provoking & inspiring conversation with other like-minded parents. Gain support, new perspectives & important information!  Topics include:
* Create a Vision for Your Family      Trust & Follow Your Instincts    * Alternatives to Punishment

 * Listening & Communication Skills  * Outside Influences  *
Identify & Balance Needs, Roles & Beliefs 

* Discipline & Consequences    * Healthy Growth & Development  * Resolving Conflicts Peacefully

Parents as Partners       * Family Dynamics & Relationships       * Unconditional Love & Guidance
* Cooperation & Mutual Respect  * Life Lessons Through Literature  * Socialization & Peer Pressure

* Understanding, Respecting & Communicating - The Culture of Your Toddler, Tween & Teen

*  Bullying - At Home & School       * Siblings Without Rivalry     *  Advocate for Your Child


Join Me... At Once Upon a Treetop... for A Parenting Workshop Series!

Come on Your Own OR Bring the Kids for Some FUN, Imaginative Play & Crafts!

Wednesday, March 5:     "Bucket-Filling Families" 
Wednesday, March 12:     "Stress-Free Kids...Stress-Free Parents" 
Wednesday, March 19:    "Positive Discipline...Alternatives to Punishment"
Wednesday, March 26:    "Growing Up...Growing Together"

Note:  ALL classes will run from 11:00am - 12:30pm.

Kidz Camp is available for all children while moms/dads attend classes!


Fees:  $40 per class -   $125 for the entire series (4 classes)

Fees include one adult & one child.  You & your child are welcome to stay & play in the Treetop after the class at NO extra cost!  You are also entitled to a FREE gift, the book, Bucket-Filling A-Z, when you register for the whole series, while supplies last!

Once Upon A Treetop, 151 Dupont Street, Plainview, NY 11803


Cannot make any of the scheduled events above?  Don't miss out!
Schedule a personalized seminar/workshop or parenting discussion group tailored to the needs, challenges & interests of your group/community.  I'll assist you in gathering friends, co-workers, staff, family, PTA, local club, school or organization at a convenient day & time for everyone! 
Call now for more information: 516.647.0323

Click HERE to join Proactive & Passionate Parents of Long Island,
my new group for like-minded moms & dads who share common concerns!

















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