7th Annual Parents University
Food, wine and beer will be served from 7:00-7:30
Followed by three sessions of back to back classes
taught by our experienced members.
Event is FREE for all current NVPOM members
and $15 per person for Nonmembers
There is some unexpected construction happening today at are P2 visitors gate and it will not be open tonight. Please use the P4 gate/employee parking. There will be an events sign on the street pointing towards the gate and an officer at the gate to assist.
Tegna Inc. Headquarters
7950 Jones Branch Drive ( around the corner from Hilton Headquarters)
Look for EVENT PARKING sign turn into the parking garage. Head into main building
(Note that sessions are subject to change and listed in no particular order)
Why Gender Matters and Tips for Raising Resilient, Confident Boys & Girls
Gender influences brain development. The male brain develops in a different order than the female brain, resulting in both advantages and disadvantages for children in our current society. Drawing from Dr Leonard Sax’s research-based book series, we’ll discuss top tips for parents to combat societal disadvantages and employ gender-specific approaches to raise emotionally resilient boys and girls.
-Surving the first six months
Surving the first six months after your multiples arrive.
Kathleen McMahon & Kristin Mosher
What you need to know to get your multiples ready for public school!
-Dads Only Panel
To discuss whatever the guys want to talk about! NO GIRLS ALLOWED!
-Work/Life Balance Panel
Balancing family life, career, and self-care.
Julie Pechacek and Margaret Baumgartner
-ADHD and Anxiety in School Age Kids
-Keys to Managing & Diffusing Toddler Tantrums
Understanding your toddler is half the battle and having patience to move through the tantrum cycle is the other half! These tips will not only help you see the humor in your toddler’s world (one key to parent patience) but these tips will also help you teach your child and reduce the occurrence of future meltdowns.
-Hiring and Managing a Nanny or Au Pair
Julie Lockwood Pechacek and Margaret Baumgartner
-Managing Your Marriage with Multiples
Husband and wife team pass along words of wisdom in a judgement free setting
J. and Beth Hayes
-How to Carry Twins, and Tips for Surviving When Solo
Touch is vital to building a strong attachment between a parent and child. I’ll show you how you can hold two babies at once, and still have your hands free to
-Gaming and Technology for YoungstersWhat devices are good for toddlers? What games are appropriate for preschoolers? Should I worry about screen time for my family? What tech is out there to make our family life easier? Join us for an open discussion on gaming and technology as it relates to our kids and families. Come with questions of your own or experiences and knowledge to share with others.
-Potty Training Panel
An open discussion of potty training multiples. A panel of parents that have recently been through it will share their successes, their failures, and answer questions that you have
Amanda Venkatesan, Margaret Rood, Maile Gradison Hermida, and Mariam Masheeb