DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – As parents, there can be struggles with bedtime, mealtime and getting children to cooperate. To help parents with these topics, Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (DHMC) invites you to attend an informative and entertaining workshop beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 17, 2011. The workshop will be held at the school which is located at 466 North John Daly in Dearborn Heights.
P. Donahue Shortridge, a parent educator and teacher trainer, will present “Tackling the Big Three: Bedtime, Mealtime & Getting My Child to Cooperate” with an opportunity for lively and informative discussion.
Shortridge writes and speaks nationally about families in the American culture. A visiting instructor of philosophy at the Montessori Education Center of the Rockies in Boulder, Colorado, she also teaches parenting classes and offers parent and family coaching services.
Topics to be covered with helpful tips for parents include:
- Issues around sleep and bedtime: How not to go crazy
- Mealtime and nutrition: Can it be pleasant?
- How to get the cooperation of your child: Must I nag?
Admission is free. Complimentary child care will be available. For planning purposes, parents who wish to attend the workshop on January 17 are requested to call the school in advance at 313-359-3000 or email Shelley Boatright at [email protected].
DHMC will also host its next open house from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, for parents interested in learning more about a Montessori education and the school’s comprehensive programs. Tours can be easily arranged by appointment at any time during the year.
About Dearborn Heights Montessori Center
Dearborn Heights Montessori Center (DHMC) is a non-profit educational community founded in 1972. Now in its fourth decade, DHMC is the largest and longest-established Montessori school in western Wayne County. Programs include toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school as well as summer programs and academic tutoring. Day care and latchkey are also available for enrolled children. DHMC has received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is affiliated with the American Montessori Society, Michigan Montessori Society, and the Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS). DHMC preschool and latchkey programs, along with its satellites Livonia Montessori Center and Plymouth-Canton Montessori School, are licensed by the Michigan Division of Child and Adult Licensing.