LS CARES offering 'Parenting Made Fun' class as part of its Love and Logic series

Popular course for families with children from birth through age 6 begins April 8

Lee’s Summit CARES will offer a course designed for parents of children from birth through age 6 at Love and Logic Early Childhood: Parenting Made Fun. The five-week course will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, April 8 through May 6, at Great Beginnings Early Education Center, 905 NE Bluestem, Lee’s Summit.

Participants will learn to establish a positive discipline foundation as well as how to address behavior issues such as arguing, whining, bedtime struggles and picky eaters. In addition, information will be shared about getting children to listen to parents the first time.

Cost for the class is $50, and scholarships are available to qualifying individuals. Participants are encouraged to register by April 7 by visiting this link. You may also register by mailing a completed form, available at, to ReDiscover, c/o Bev Hatley, 1555 NE Rice Rd., Lee’s Summit, Mo., 64086. 

For more information about scholarships, Lee’s Summit R-7 School District residents may contact Hatley at (816) 347-3259. If you live outside the school district boundaries, please contact Rachel Segobia, (816) 347-3298. The scholarships are funded with support from the City of Lee’s Summit and Jackson County Outside Agency.

Lee’s Summit CARES has offered parenting education through the Love and Logic program for 19 years. The popular parenting courses have helped hundreds of families learn how to raise children using these successful strategies. Love and Logic is made possible thanks to a collaborative relationship between Lee’s Summit CARES, the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and ReDiscover.

The local nonprofit is a community coalition dedicated to preventing youth substance use and violence, promoting exemplary character and empowering positive parenting. For more information, visit You may also follow Lee’s Summit CARES on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.