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The Virtual Experience
The Parent and Nanny Conference is a fully virtual experience. From the comfort of your own digital device, you will have 24/7 access to over 40 expert parenting and childcare seminars and content. You can also attend live workshops and events.
After registering, your online account will grant you access to all the webinars, seminars and content on Thursday, September 2 at 7am EST. You can pick and choose what seminars you want to watch on-demand through Thursday, September 29 at 11pm PST.
For every seminar you watch, you have the option to download a certificate of attendance that will include your name, the seminar title, duration, and date.
Immediately after registering, you will receive an email to set up your online account. Through the online account, we'll periodically share conference news, announce new speakers and share the schedule of live events.
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Ashley Harrison, JD
Partner at Shook, Hardy and Bacon
Topic: Employment Law Challenges for Parents and Nannies
From the Waist Up Photo Contest and Prize
Newborn and Infant Care Trivia Game
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Child Life Specialist and Author
Topic: Getting Strong Willed Children to Cooperate
Nanny Trivia Game
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Dr. Whitney Casares
Pediatrician and Author
Topic: Conflicted to Centered: Finding Success in the Workplace and Home
Ugly Sweater Photo Contest and Prize
Professional Nanny Trivia
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Executive Director of the Office of Resilience at the New Jersey Department of Children and Families
Topic: Understanding NEAR: Supporting young children through trauma and crisis events
(watch anytime between September 2 to 29, 2021)
We are excited to share 40+ seminars on childcare, parenting, child development and employment. Our speakers are college faculty members, childcare experts, published authors, and business leaders. Speakers are subject to change without notice.
Active Learning in a Screen Dominated Culture
This seminar examines the current research on screen media as not all screen media is healthy for children. Infants and toddlers learn best when they are actively engaged with real objects and people.
Shannon Lockhart, MA
Early Childhood Educator
Parenting Like a Boss - Totally Committed
Despite what life may throw at us, it’s time for us to take several deep breaths, pull out our Parenting Like a BOSS capes and make the decision that no matter what comes our way, we will choose to be awesome parents.
Kenston Henderson, Sr.
Live With Lyfe
The Three Keys to Conscious Caregiving
Join best-selling author and mindfulness expert, Theresa Puskar as she takes you on a fun-filled journey and shares three life-changing keys that will raise your consciousness and re-ignite your passion for caregiving.
Author and Edu-Tainer
Challenges & Joys of Parenting Special Needs
Christy Jones-Hudson shares the fears and joys of parenting special needs children. Topics include grieving the diagnosis and the impact special needs has on health & well-being. This seminar provides practical tips to support parents.
Why Does She Wear a Hijab? Why Hair Kinky?
This seminar discusses the significance of cultural relativism and self-identity in early childhood and classroom learning. Participants will learn about ethnocentrism and its impacts on a child’s social development.
Kappa Learning Group
Stress and the Brain: Impact of Cortisol
Learn the important brain structure that triggers a potentially damaging flow of cortisol and adrenaline that can impede learning and creativity. Practical skills help you detox and regulate the impacts of stress.
Dr. Linda Karges-Bone
Supporting Childhood Mental Health & Wellbing
We explore early brain development, what children 0-5 years need from their caregiver, spheres of influence, and a strength-based approach to supporting young children’s social and emotional development.
Portland State University
Returning to Work After Parental Leave
Heading back to work after having a baby is no small feat, even in "normal" times. In this webinar, we will focus on strategies that help make the back-to-work transition more smooth and successful for new parents.
Panel: Nanny Trainings and Certifications
The nanny industry is changing and there are a lot of options for childcare training and certification. We have gathered nanny educators and industry experts who discuss what parents’ value when hiring and how training can advance a nanny’s career.
Future Proof Your Child for the 2020s and Beyond
Sixty to seventy percent of the jobs today’s children will do have not been invented yet. How do we prepare children for a world we can barely imagine? This presentation will highlight the X-factors for success children need to develop to thrive in a fast-changing world (and they are not found on a child’s academic report card).
Best Selling Author
Magda Gerber's Respectful Educaring®
Jill Getto Lee, M.A., welcomes those who are new to RIE® and will offer insight into the basic principles of Magda Gerber’s Educaring® Approach. Discover how to put the Educaring® Approach into practice so that you can foster respectful and authentic relationships with each of the children in your care. This therapeutic approach supports parents, professionals, and infants.
Jill Getto Lee, MA
Helping Children Combat Stress and Anxiety
Without tools to help children manage anxiety and stress, children may begin to display mental health issues and behavioral problems. This workshop will address how stress and anxiety related to Crises and Disasters impact students and the specific and practical techniques to assist professionals in working with children to manage the stress and anxiety in their lives.
Dr. Bill DeMeo
Do Children See Color?
So Did you know that children as young as six months begin to notice and respond to skin color cues, and by seven or eight years old may show signs of the negative impact of internalized racism in classrooms? This workshop will explore stages of children's development of racial/cultural identities and how educators can create anti-racist/social justice learning opportunities using culturally responsive teaching.
Zipporiah Mills & Maimuna Mohammed
Are You Listening To Understand Me?
Uncertainty and confusion often lead to perspiration, anxiety, and the unknown. Which leads you to wonder: Are You Listening To Understand Me? Jessie Marie will educate parents and child care specialists on the critical components used to decode, clarify, and confirm verbal and non-verbal communication cues. Similarly, her special guest, Dr. J will bring awareness to the importance of effective communication amongst child care specialists and parents during COVID.
Posh Nanny & Premier Educators
Creating a Childcare Business You Love
Are you looking to be positioned as the trusted expert of choice? This workshop explores how to stand out online (even if you think you are not a ‘natural’ at marketing), so you are automatically positioned as the trusted expert of choice. I will also be sharing my fuss-free marketing content plan, which will show you step by step how to showcase your business in a fun, authentic way, in less than 15 minutes a day.
Benefits of Legal Pay for Families and Nannies
The benefits of paying a nanny legally far outweigh the risks of not doing so. Families can take advantage of tax credits and avoid trouble from the IRS and other government agencies. Nannies get a legal employment record and verifiable income, along with employment protections. Learn how easy it is for a family to get caught paying “under the table” and how nannies can discuss wanting to be paid legally.
GTM Payroll Services
Discovering Your Parenting Path
Discovering your Parenting Path will reveal and possibly uncover how you view parenting. We will take a look at various parenting styles to determine which path you identify with. We will highlight the benefits of parenting and strengthen the parent/child relationship.
Kenneth W. Antoine
How to Use Emotional Intelligence for Success
The foundation of thriving societies are well balanced and grounded families. It is important that families are able to live fulfilled in joy and harmony despite their daily life challenges. Achieving this goal requires each family member to access a deep level of understanding, tolerance and wisdom which is beyond intelligence, it's emotional intelligence.
Increase the Peace with Behavorial Science
The key to avoiding problem behavior is to give the child another way to meet their needs. In this seminar, you will learn how to determine why a child might engage in problem behavior, and what you can do to help them feel better by meeting those needs in a more positive way. You will also learn about the four functions of behavior, and how to identify what is causing most of your nanny-kid’s problem behavior. We will then take a deep dive into each of those functions.
Stacy Vinciguerra and Anna Webber
Behavior Analyst & Elementary Education
What is the Pikler® Pedagogical Approach?
All children deserve a kind, joyous, and peaceful upbringing, one in which they can thrive emotionally and developmentally with confidence and authenticity. It is our task to offer children a caring and loving childhood in a nurturing environment, because when children are provided with attentive and reverent care, they are able to establish trust in the world. In this workshop we will explore three of the main principles of the Pikler® Pedagogical Approach: Respectful Care, Freedom of Movement, and Self-Initiated Play Activity.
The Life Template: A GPS For Parenting
Do you worry about the future of today's children regularly fretting about the ever-changing education and employment global and technological landscape? The Life Template is a backward design process Nathaniel A. Turner and his wife initially developed to make sure their unborn child would meet the admission requirements for Harvard University. He achieved the profiled criterion without wealth or privilege by his sixteenth birthday.
Nathaniel Turner, JD
Speaker and Author
Get Known Everywhere Using Publicity
Discover how to be the #1 Influencer and leader in your industry by boosting your credibility and amplifying your media visibility. Based on her international bestseller, Guerrilla Publicity, Jill Lublin shares simple strategies and provides cost-effective short‐term, doable tactics. Helping you understand what the media is looking for, so you and your brand can stand out, get noticed and go from unknown to newsworthy.
Best Selling Author
Successful Single Parenting
Life is not about always being spic and span and perfect, appreciate yourself and give yourself credit for the way you are bringing up your children. Be happy and content in life, instead of wondering what could have happened. While it may sound difficult, it is also the imperfections of life that give it character and that is how your children will see the love, and know what efforts you are putting in for them.
Real N. Kunene
Do Our Kids Feel Valued, Respected & Loved?
Some students have the knack for painting wonderful pictures of their parents, caregivers, and teachers. A student once referred to me as amazing and stated that I spoke to them like human beings. Why don't we consistently speak to each other, particularly our kids, respectfully and like human beings? Join me in this session, and we will explore approaches we need to take to ensure our kids always feel valued, genuinely respected, and loved.
Marketing & Profits with Ease
Are You Finally Ready to Learn EXACTLY What to Do AND HOW to Do It in Regards to Getting More Clients in Your Business? Marketing and Sales are the two most CRITICAL skills that ANY small business owner (or sales professional in ANY industry) needs to learn and master! Come to this presentation and learn: • How to tweak what you’re selling and your money goals • The 3 types of marketing for consistent revenue • How to delegate much of your marketing plus time-saving techy tools.
JumpStart Your Business
Ultimate Guide to Hire a Nanny
Whether using an agency or leveraging online resources, the Ultimate Guide to Hire a Nanny can help parents navigate job descriptions, duties, costs and finding great candidates. This seminar also provides example interview questions and tools to assess candidates. Not sure about payroll or insurance, we've got it covered as well as background checks and calling references.
US Nanny Institute
Power of Compassion
Compassion improves every aspect of our lives. It is an antidote to loneliness and its fallout – depression and anxiety. It is more important than ever that we help our children to be resilient to stress and to build strong social networks for support. Let me share with you how to harness the power of compassion to raise happy, strong, resilient, and successful children.
Award Winning Author
Developmental Approach to Screen Time
Based on the developmental theories of Piaget and Erikson, this workshop gives parents and caregivers a window into key child development milestones, how screen time can interrupt or influence each stage, and what we can do to support healthy development with regards to digital devices. The SPOIL system, provides the key via positive goal theory and edging out screen time in a fun way.
Jean Rogers and Dr. Meghan Owenz
Children's Screen Time Action Network
Mastering Nanny Interviews
While interviewing can be stressful, it helps to prepare. Four nanny industry experts answer real interview questions. The panelists then discuss what works well and how the answer will be interpreted by the family. With over a dozen interview questions, you are sure to gain a new tip.