Hi, hard-working parents

Are you ready to ease separation struggles?

Separations CAN be easier, I promise! I have been where you are and know what it takes to achieve sweeter, less stressful farewells with our little ones.

I can't promise that the way to reach that result is easy. It takes work, new perspectives gained through learnings, and some digging within ourselves to explore some of our feelings and triggers. It's emotional work. And it's practical work, too. Over the course of a weekend, we will roll up our sleeves and begin strategizing individualized plans and calendars to help pave your and your child's road to success with future separation events.

Can you imagine it? Your sweet little one, at their separation location (whether that's at daycare, a school, or your front door with a nanny), giving you a squeeze goodbye, and then running off excitedly to immerse themself in an activity or interaction? Smiles all around? It may not feel possible to you right now. It often didn't feel possible to me, in both my daughters' early years. It IS possible!

Oh, and that work I mentioned? It's the kind of work that will have positive ripple effects on your and your child's lives. My goal is to help you on your way to more harmony, flexibility and joy that endures in your family. 

I have a two upcoming weekend workshops available. See the listing below (each weekend is a standalone weekend). Register for either of them for the limited early-bird price of $147 per person (regular price $197). "Separation Preparation"will provide you with a connection-based roadmap for sweeter farewells. It will be most relevant for parents of children two to five years old.

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Friday, September 10 - Sunday, September 12

What to expect:

Friday (self-guided)--You will receive an introduction video by me (10 minutes); all PDFs of class materials, which I'll suggest you print; and two short articles to read.

Saturday, 10am-noon Pacific time: We will meet on Zoom and begin our workshop. We will get to know one another, hear each others' stories/challenges/successes, and then begin some of the emotional and practical pre-work of creating a separation plan. You will learn three tools that will help you strengthen connections within your family and garner more support for yourself as a parent.

Sunday, 10am-noon: The aforementioned "pre-work" turns into work as we create separation calendars and/or plans to meet the unique needs of our own families. You will walk away with concrete strategies and feel lighter, heard, and better supported. ***My booking system is not up and running yet! Please email me to register for this course: susanderby at gmail dot com*** 

Friday, October 1 - Sunday, October 3

What to expect:

Friday (self-guided)--You will receive an introduction video by me (10 minutes); all PDFs of class materials, which I'll suggest you print; and two short articles to read.

Saturday, 10am-noon Pacific time: We will meet on Zoom and begin our workshop. We will get to know one another, hear each others' stories/challenges/successes, and then begin some of the emotional and practical pre-work of creating a separation plan. You will learn three tools that will help you strengthen connections within your family and garner more support for yourself as a parent.

Sunday, 10am-noon: The aforementioned "pre-work" turns into work as we create separation calendars and/or plans to meet the unique needs of our own families. You will walk away with concrete strategies and feel lighter, heard, and better supported. ***My booking system is not up and running yet. Please email me to register for this course: susanderby at gmail dot com***

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Starter Class
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Hand in Hand Parenting's intro course

From time to time, I facilitate the Starter Class, a comprehensive and experiential introduction to the Hand in Hand Parenting approach. This course--and the immersion into tools like Special Time, Setting Limits and Listening Partnerships--changed my life. Please email me to check in about your interest in this course. If I'm not leading an upcoming one, I'll refer you to an instructor who is!

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