Foundations of Parenting


Christian Parenthood: The Challenge
"Foundations of Parenting"
Authoritative, Democratic Style of Parenting
is linked with the most successful child outcomes.  Children are more likely to become independent, self-reliant, socially accepted, well behaved, and academically successful.

For parents of children of all ages,
from toddlers to twenties!


Class meets once a week for six weeks.
No worries if you have to miss a class or two; most parents cannot attend all six but keep up well with the reading & handouts.

To register click "Parenting Class Registration", upper right side of screen.


1. Location: St. Peter Parish - Kirkwood
Start Date: October 11,  2017

"Foundations of Parenting" Class
ALL are Welcome!
Wednesday Evenings
7 - 8:30 pm

St. Peter Parish Library
Ursuline Hall building
213 W. Argonne 63122
Class Dates: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21

No worries if you have to miss a class or two; most parents cannot attend all 6 but keep up well with the reading and handouts.

$115 (both parents may attend) 

Text: $15 Children: The Challenge (pre-order at registration)
           You are also welcome to provide your own copy.  

Fee AND Text: $130 Total

Pay with CASH or CHECK at First Class or as instructed by host location. 

Real help for the challenges of parenting! 

This six week class is based on the principles of Individual Psychology (Alfred Adler) presented in the classic book "Children: the Challenge" and the teachings of Christianity in the New Testament. Topics include:  Improving Relationships, Avoiding Power Struggles, Maintaining Dignity & Respect, Understanding Each Child and Their Behavior, Redirecting Mistaken Goals of Behavior, The Power of Parental Prayer, Encouragement, and the Use of Natural & Logical Consequences

Class Facilitator has been trained by the Office of Laity and Family Life (ARCHSTL) and The Family Education Center of Individual Psychology in 1998.  Margaret has used these principles in her own family for 32 years and taught classes for 18 years in area hospitals, schools, libraries and churches throughout the St. Louis area.   She loves to share the blessing that this has been to her own family.