Mindful Parenting: Mindfulness Techniques for Family Life @ St. Stanislaus Kostka School · Apr 25, 2017

Parent University

Does parenting sometimes feel like more stress and less joy? Are you looking for ways to be more mindful of being, well, mindful with your children and family?

Join us for an interactive seminar on a variety of mindfulness techniques parents can use to reduce stress and build more joy into family life. Erin Leyba, LCSW, PhD will be talking about a variety of research-supported mindfulness techniques that parents can use to:

  • * Stay calm and centered
  • * Notice and adjust their reactions to challenging situations
  • * Become more in-tune to moments of joy
  • * Understand personal strengths and triggers
  • * Cope with stress
  • This seminar will focus specifically on how parents can easily apply mindfulness tools to strengthen and deepen relationships with their children aged 0 to 6 years old.

Erin Leyba, LCSW, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Oak Brook, IL who specializes in individual and couples counseling for parents of young children. She has been a presenter for Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), The Council on Social Work Education, Illinois Association of School Social Workers, School Social Workers of America, and a variety of parent groups. Dr. Leyba writes about parenting with presence and joy at her blog www.thejoyfix.com. She also writes the Joyful Parenting blog for PsychologyToday.com.

Please RSVP, space is limited. Open to NPN members (FREE; please log into your NPN account) and non-members ($10 per adult). While this event is for adults-only, lap babies are welcome.

NPN Members: login first to get the NPN member discount! 

Special thanks to our friends at St. Stanislaus Kostka School for hosting this event.


Location: St. Stanislaus Kostka School
Address: 1255 N. Noble St.
Chicago, 60642
When: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM · Apr 25, 2017
Who: Members & Non-members - Adults only
Parking: 1. Two parking lots off of Noble St.--one south of the building and another west of the school. 2. Church parking lot - take the alley between the school and the south parking lot until you get to the highway and turn left 3. Street parking All guests should enter through the set of double glass doors on the west side of the building.
Cost: NPN Members: Adults $0.00
Non-members: Adults $10.00
Coordinator: Didi Lewis
Email: didi@npnparents.org
    • April
    • 25
    • Tuesday