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Simplicity Parenting For Calmer, Happier Kids

They say there isn’t a user manual for raising kids. But author Kim John Payne offers some concrete tips for tuning your children so they run happy, calmer and care free through their childhood.

Payne provides practical tools to help us understand our children and enjoy our lives together in his newest book, Simplicity Parenting: How To Raise  Calmer, Happier and More Secure Kids at the Nyack Center on Wednesday, November 18 from 7-9p, hosted by Blue Rock School.

Kim John Payne has worked for 24 years as a counselor, educator and consultant/researcher helping children, adolescents and families explore social difficulties, attention and behavioral issues at home and school. He regularly consults in colleges, clinics and schools throughout the USA and abroad, focusing especially on helping teachers and parents remove emotional and social obstacles from the paths of their children.

Following the lecture there will be an opportunity to purchase Mr. Payne’s books and a book signing.

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Time: 7:00 ‘€“ 9:00 p.m.

Location: Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue, Corner of Broadway and Depew in downtown Nyack

Price: $7 per person.  Reservations are recommended by calling Blue Rock School at 845-627-0234.

For more information on Kim John Payne visit

Blue Rock School is a progressive, independent day school serving kindergarten through eighth grade, where children learn through discovery and hands-on experience. Blue Rock School offers small classes in a nurturing environment and a balanced multi-disciplinary curriculum where both academics and the arts play an active role.

Blue Rock School: Where Every Child Is An Honored Student,

Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Road (off Germonds Rd.), West Nyack, NY 10994.

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