LS CARES to present Becoming a Love and Logic Parent classes during January and February

Lee’s Summit CARES will present two parenting courses during January and February. This course will teach parents how to maintain a positive relationship, how brain development impacts behavior, how to help teens handle peer pressure, communication strategies that work, setting limits that can be enforced and reducing parenting stress.

from LS R-7 Schools

Parenting the Love and Logic Way, designed for parents of youth from 11 to 18 years old, will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 9-30 at Pleasant Lea Middle School, 630 SW Persels Road. Cost for the course is $50 per person.

Love and Logic Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 17 through Feb. 14, at Great Beginnings Early Education Center, 908 NE Bluestem. The course is designed for parents of children through 6 years old. Cost is $50 per person. During this course, parents will learn effective ways to establish a positive discipline foundation in the home. In addition, common behavior issues will be addressed such as arguing and whining, bedtime, picky eating and encouraging your child to listen the first time.

The program is offered in collaboration with the Lee's Summit R-7 School District and ReDiscover.

Scholarships are also available for qualifying residents of the Lee's Summit R-7 School District.

For more information, to pre-register or to apply for a scholarship, visit or contact Bev Hatley at (816) 347-3259. The United Way of Greater Kansas City and the City of Lee’s Summit assist with funding and program scholarships.