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About greatstartlivingston

Great Start Collaborative of Livingston County (Great Start Livingston) is a partnership of local parents, service organizations, business leaders, libraries, faith-based organizations, schools, individual community members and other stakeholders dedicated to the success of our youngest citizens. The focus of our work is aimed at developing a single, interconnected network of public and private services and supports to help achieve our mission to support the development of all children ages birth through five for success in school and in life.

April Community Events

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April 2018 Events:

Parenting Workshop Starting April 5

Great Start Livingston is excited to partner with MSU Extension to present this 5-week workshop: Guiding Principles for Highly Successful Families.
This workshop is being offered at no-cost to families.
Thursdays:   April 5, 12, 19, 26 & May 3.  5:30-6:45pm
  • Week 1 – Developing successful family routines
  • Week 2 – Handling behavior challenges & helping develop emotional control
  • Week 3 – Being a calm assertive parent
  • Week 4 – Establishing rules & supportive relationships
  • Week 5 – Building resilience – Allowing children to make mistakes
Each week you will leave with resources and a new book to add to your child’s library.
We will also provide FREE dinner & child care.  Child care spaces are limited so make sure to register early.  

To register click HERE to email Kathy Virden or call 517-540-6860.   Make sure to indicate if you will need child care & if so –  the ages of your children.

See flyer below or click to print:  Flyer Highly Effective Parenting Training 2018   

Flyer Highly Effective Parenting Training 2018

Great Start Livingston Playgroup

Come out and join us for a FREE Playgroup!

Great opportunity for you and your little one(s) to socialize with other families in the area, find out about local resources/ events, and of course enjoy some fun large motor activities and receive a book too! *Books are first come until we run out

 

Want to always know where to find the fun? Follow us on Facebook!

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Facebook Playgroup Event

Great Start Livingston on Facebook

Please contact Sarah Smith at SarahSmith@LivingstonESA.org for any other questions or details.