Presentation March 25, 2010

Sponsored by

Bay Area Parent Magazine, First 5 San Mateo, Childhood Matters,

The Parents’ Club of Palo Alto and Menlo Park

Cosponsored by

Parenting on the Peninsula

120_with_15right_MarySheedyBest-selling author of Raising Your Spirited Child, speaker, and licensed parent educator Mary Sheedy Kurcinka offers the following lecture for parents and professionals:

    Thursday, March 25, 7:00 pm, at Sequoia High School Auditorium, 1201 Brewster Ave. (juncture of Brewster Ave. and Broadway), Redwood City. Open to the public, this presentation about “Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles: Secrets to Effective Discipline?” offers practical solutions to some of the most perplexing challenges in parenting. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka links research-based information with typically challenging childhood behaviors, providing practical solutions that really work in the home and at school. Tickets to the lecture are $15 in advance or $20 at the door if space is available.

    Register for this program online at

About Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, MA
Ms. Kurcinka’s influential writings on topics such as temperament, neurobiology, the importance of sleep, and emotion coaching have helped parents around the world to better understand their children’s needs. Her award-winning books—Raising Your Spirited Child (and Workbook); Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles; and Sleepless in America: Is Your Child Misbehaving or Missing Sleep?—have been translated into 10 languages. In addition, Ms. Kurcinka has been featured in The New York Times, Parenting magazine, Good Housekeeping and Parent Magazine, as well as on Good Morning America and National Public Radio.