Share your strengths and learn new parenting strategies!


ZOOM: "Parenting: The Hardest Job in the World"

  • Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Many factors influence our children and how we parent. Every family, every child is different and unique. Join other parents and guardians online via Zoom to discuss issues that directly influence parenting and family life in this FREE 8-week series, led by Mary Hicks & Zach Sims. 

Learn how to talk with your children using these five communication skills: Encouragement, Can Do, Shared Decision Making, Self Control and Respecting Feelings.

Series meets on (4) Thursday evenings, October 29, November 5, 12, 19, Then moves to Tuesdays (6-8pm) for November 24, December 1, 8, 15, 2020. Note: Last date to join the class is November 5! Register today!

Questions? Call Jennifer at 607 272-2292 Ext. 240 or email to sign up (put "parenting workshop registration" in the subject heading).


You may also sign up online at:

Please contact us if you would like to attend but have concerns about accessing zoom meetings. We may be able to help you get set up.

Setting Up Zoom:

To download and install the Zoom Application:

  • Go to and from the Download Center, click on the Download button under “Zoom Client For Meetings”.
    • This application will automatically download when you start your first Zoom Meeting, but installing before class is a good idea.
  • Once the download is complete, proceed with installing the Zoom application onto your computer.
  • Once Zoom is installed, click on the emailed Zoom link to begin viewing the class in Zoom

If you’ve never used Zoom before, learn the basics of joining a Zoom meeting at this site.

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Last updated October 7, 2020