Remove Shame & Discover Joy in Family Life, with Betty Peralta, MIT, MSc

Mon, Dec 6, 2021, 4pm-5pm PT

Removing shame from your family's interactions frees you up for joy. Learn how to forgive and support yourself and others you love.

This presentation will give you tools to change your shame response, whether that be toward yourself, child(ren), or your partner. Transform the behaviors you are not proud of and teach children more effective ways to resolve their challenges.

3 Keys to Creating Smoothly-Running Family Routines, with Vanessa Callaghan

Tue, Nov 9, 2021, 4pm-5:30pm PT

Learn how to set up routines that practically run themselves, so that everyone can enjoy more time to relax, connect, and enjoy daily life.

Parents often say that one of the hardest parts of raising children is when morning and bed-time routines leave them feeling rushed and exhausted by the end of the day... especially in challenging times!

Having and Handling Big Emotions, with Betty Peralta MIT, MSc, IMH-E® (III)

Mon, October 18, 2021, 4pm-5pm PT

Most of us struggle with keeping our cool when our kids can't. Join us to learn how to use big emotions to connect instead of alienate.

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A Healthy and Guilt-Free Guide to Parenting Kids & Screens

Tue, June 1, 2021, 4pm-5:30pm PT

Learn effective strategies for managing screen time & supporting optimal brain development in children, with parenting expert Jane Schmidt.

Do you ever wonder how much screen time is too much for your child? Could you use more tips and tools on how to create boundaries for you and your family’s use of screens? Are you concerned about all the screen time your kids got during the pandemic? If your an ...

Conversations with Children: Let’s Talk About Race and Racism

Tue, May 4, 2021 4:00pm-5:30pm PT

Children’s understanding of racial categories develop early and are influenced by the narratives offered by the adults in their lives. It is vital that adults are having conversations with children as they try to make sense of what they are observing in their family, neighborhoods, schools, and communities. Through these conversations, families have the power to raise a generation of critical thin ...

Self-Care Workshop for Parents and Educators

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 7:00pm-8:30pm PT

This Self-Care Workshop designed to help parents and educators:

  • Relax and feel energized in a supportive community
  • Alleviate stress and embrace what you love everyday
  • Learn self-care strategies to help parent and teach more effectively
  • Move through the holidays with more joy and gratitude

Positive Behavior Guidance at Home

Tues, Nov 10, 2020 10:00am-11:15am PT

As parents and educators, we strive to guide behavior, set high expectations, and create an environment where children are active in monitoring their own behavior. In this hands on session, parents and caregivers will learn and try out practices and activities that support their child’s positive behavior at home.

Supporting Social and Emotional Learning at Home

Tue, October 20, 2020 1pm-3pm PT

Join us for fun and learning! SociaI and emotional skills help us all, children, teens, and adults, take on new challenges, build healthy relationships, set goals and plan for the future, and much more. In this hands on workshop you will learn and share easy ideas for supporting your child’s social and emotional development at home, in areas that include self-management, growth mindset, interperso ...

Staying Connected in Conflict During COVID-19 - A workshop for parents, caregivers, & teachers

Wed, Sep 16, 2020 1:00pm PT

Co-regulate until kids can self-regulate… open your mind to a new paradigm of discipline… notice and respond to neurodevelopmental needs… navigate your own neurobiological needs… empower for peaceful self-advocacy… cultivate cooperation over compliance… teach children to connect in conflict…

…all in the midst of BIG emotions!

Contactless Sign-in / Sign-out

In these trying times, we want to contribute in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jovial now includes contactless sign-in/sign-out, with an optional COVID self-screening. For a 1-minute demo of this feature, check out the video.

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