We will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12. We will return on Monday, April 15.

FOA Hosts Renowned Author and Speaker Dr. Jane Bluestein

JB_2013-thumbPlease join Five Oaks Academy at the Simpsonville Arts Foundation Inc. (SAFi) on April 23 at 6:00 p.m. for a special event exploring Effective Communication with your child: Win-Win Strategies for the 21st Century Parent. Special guest speaker, Dr. Jane Bluestein, will focus on how to avoid power struggles with your child, motivate children with positive consequences, build cooperative relationships with mutual respect, and guide children to make their own choices. Dr. Bluestein will offer 15 simple “Magic Sentences” for effective communication. These key phrases offer parents practical ways to use specific positive language to avoid conflict and negotiate agreements. Dr. Bluestein is an award-winning author and internationally known speaker who has made several appearances as a guest expert on CNN, National Public Radio and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

FOA would like to thank Summers Orthodontics, Flatrock Family Dentistry, Five Oaks Academy Annual Fund and the South Carolina Montessori Association for sponsoring this event.

Catch a sneak peek of Dr. Bluestein on Your Carolina with Jack and Megan on Thursday, April 23 at 10:00 a.m. on WSPA.