Parent Support is Here

Lorain Preparatory Academy is partnering with Spark & Stitch Institute to bring you a live online workshop and self-paced online parenting classes that fit your busy lives.

Welcome to Flexible Learning and Ongoing Support

We understand that parenting is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in the world. Everyone deserves extra support and we are committed to partnering with you for your student's success. That's why we are working with Spark & Stitch Institute to bring you:

  • A live webinar on raising resilient kids on September 21st at 4:30 pm
  • Two self-paced online parenting classes. The online classes deliver thoughtful insight and warm advice – packaged into accessible, short videos and practical downloads you can return on your own time

Join us for a live webinar with Erin Walsh on stress, resilience, and parenting. 

September 21st from 4:30-5:30 pm on Zoom

Stress and the Brain: Raising Resilient Kids

It is no surprise that kids and adults alike are experiencing high levels of stress right now. The list of overwhelming stressors has been long and varied. Striking the right balance between protection from stress and preparation for life isn’t easy. This workshop delivers warmth, brain science and humor to explore:

  • How does stress "show up" in kids?
  • How can we handle challenging behaviors in ways that help kids build a toolkit for big feelings? 
  • What are the ingredients for resilience?
Click Here For Zoom Webinar Link on September 21st, 4:30 pm

Let us know you are coming!

September 21, 4:30-5:30 pm CST

You are welcome to join the day of - we would love to know if you are planning on it. Register below and we will email you the Zoom link and send you a friendly reminder the day before!

Learn More About the Self-Paced Online Classes Available To You:

Help your child take advantage of opportunities online while avoiding risks. 

Kids are spending more and more time online. It's not always obvious how to keep kids safe and healthy online. You deserve evidence-based resources, not fear-based soundbites, as you navigate escalating screen time challenges. This self-paced online class cuts through conflicting information and delivers the essential parenting strategies for your child's digital wellbeing.

Best for parents of kids ages 8-16. Three modules, three months access after registration.

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Clarify your limits, avoid power struggles, and follow through with consistency and care.

Setting limits and avoiding power struggles is a challenging part of parenting. When we are stressed it is easy to fall into patterns of arguing or yelling. This self-paced online class will help you clarify your priorities, build a stronger toolkit, and set the warm boundaries that kids need right now to stay calm and connected.

Best for parents of kids ages 2-10. Three modules, three month access from registration.

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Choose the class you would like to participate in and get started today!