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Preschool Parenting: How do I help my child manage their behavior?

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Learn research-based strategies for supporting positive behavior and compassionately setting boundaries in young children.

Parents of preschoolers, join New Canaan CARES and Evelyn Bilias Lolis, PhD, as Dr. Evelyn shares actionable guidance for supporting positive behavior in young children using evidence-based positive psychological strategies. Learn how the language you use and the actions you take can help shape positive behavior and healthy self-talk in your developing child using compassion as an anchor for harnessing self-esteem and connectedness even when you have to say "no."

Evelyn Bilias Lolis, PhD, is an Interim Dean & Associate Professor at Fairfield University's School of Education & Human Development.  She is an academic, researcher, author, educational psychologist, child mental health advocate, parenting/women’s wellness advisor, and mom. Dr. Evelyn publishes and presents about relationships, gratitude, wellness, connectedness, positive psychology, and the promotion of compassionate learning and home environments that enable children to thrive.

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New Canaan CARES is an independent, non-profit community organization whose purpose is to advance the health and well-being of youth and families. This program is in partnership with New Canaan CARES and New Canaan Library. 

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