There is a very special seminar on Parenting with Purpose...and a Parent-Child Sweetheart Dance, both available to you right now! But you have to sign up ASAP!!!!

Parents: there is a special five-week education program called Parenting with a Purpose for parents of children ages 6 - 11 presented by Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention.

Topics include parenting goals, behavior expectations, managing stress, utilizing rewards and effective communication, problem solving, and setting limits.

You can either attend the afternoon program beginning Monday, February 3, 2014, from Noon - 1:15, with classes to be held on 2/3, 2/10, 2/24, 3/3, and 3/10,

OR the evening program beginning Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, from 5:30 - 6:45 pm, with classes to be held on 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6 and 3/13.

Both of the Parenting with a Purpose programs will be held at Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood.

The fee is $150 per person/ $125 per person for groups of two or more. Space is limited, and registration is required by TODAY, Jan. 27, 2014. Click here to register or call 732-914-3815.

Plus, for you AND your child, the Parent-Child Sweetheart Dance is taking place Friday night, February 7th, 2014, from 7 - 9 pm at Union Gardens Fire Company in Union Beach. Join the Bayshore Family Success Center for a fun night of music, dessert, and dancing. ADMISSION IS FREE!

Pre-registration is required and space is limited, so please RSVP by Friday, January 31st. 732-497-3811 or tmclawhorn@cymca.org.