On-Demand Class: Enhancing Family Connection through Play
Within 24 hours of purchasing, you will receive a link to view the class recording and a digital handout outlining the playful strategies discussed.
Shared play experiences can shift the energy of a challenging day spent together, navigating highs and lows. Play is also a powerful way to reconnect after a hectic day apart! Join Lauren Vien, Education Director and author of our bestselling Guide to Positive Language Strategies, for an on-demand class that explores how to enhance family connection through play. Lauren discusses playful ways to approach the everyday activities we share with our children. She also offers practical tips to help you structure meaningful play experiences for the whole family.
- Reconnecting during challenging days/phases
- Structuring play experiences for the whole family
- Prioritizing play with limited distractions
- Creating engaging play spaces within your home
Materials & Safety
This prerecorded class includes:
★ 45 minutes of virtual instruction + Q & A
You’ll hear helpful responses to questions that were asked by parents during a live virtual event.
★ Beautifully designed digital handout outlining the Positive Language strategies discussed in the class
Feel free to print this PDF for easy reference or to share with anyone who helps care for your child.
About the instructor:
Lauren Vien, M.Ed., taught in private Manhattan preschools for over a decade before joining the Rose & Rex team as Education Director. With a masters in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from NYU, Lauren is deeply passionate about positive language and developmental play. She lives on the Upper West Side with her husband and two young children, Henry and Violet. Family pastimes include building with couch cushions, exploring special “nature spots” in Central Park, and scooting to neighborhood playgrounds.
Seeking personalized support for your family?
Lauren is currently scheduling private phone consultations with parents. You can choose from a list of frequently requested topics or she'll create a custom session just for you!
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What participants are saying about past workshop experiences:
"I thought the class was really great! It was fun, engaging and helpful. (I didn’t think I would ever describe a parenting class as “fun”, but it really was!) I think you really heard people’s concerns and addressed them in a helpful way. I found it very beneficial! Thank you so much!”
“Lauren is spectacular! She shares her knowledge in a way that’s easy to digest and helpful. She is relatable and comes from a kind place whenever sharing feedback. The group was great!”