Are you tired of battling with your child? Do you wish you knew how to get your child cooperating without yelling and threats? Are you trying to find the sweet spot between spoiling and strict?

Playhouse Preschool Presents An Afternoon with Dr. Laura Markham: “Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to help children WANT to cooperate without yelling, bribes, threats or punishment.” Saturday, March 4, 1:00pm at Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Montclair (67 Church St, Montclair). Tickets: $20 in advance:

'Peaceful Parent' expert Dr. Laura Markham will give practical everyday strategies to help you raise a child who WANTS to cooperate, by working with your child rather than trying to manipulate or control.

Dr. Laura, a former Montclair resident, is the author of the books Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting and Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How To Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life. She is the founding editor of, an extensive website serving up Aha! Moments to parents of babies through teens.

After the event, Dr. Laura will be signing books. Baked goods and coffee, too! Tickets: