RealTalk Webinars for Parents of Young Children

Let’s be honest: parenting young children can sometimes be a challenge. That’s why we asked OSU early childhood experts to weigh in on the most common topics that families ask about in this RealTalk webinar series. Whether you are a father, mother, uncle, grandparent, or other parenting adult, join us for a 30-minute live session packed with information, top tips, and a chance to ask questions. No need to register, just add the webinar to your calendar or come back here to see the recording at a later time. Want to share this series with others? Download the Summer 2021 Flyer

Upcoming Webinars

Loving with Limits – Effective guidance and discipline strategies, June 23, 2021, 12:30-1:00 pm

Do you find yourself dreading mealtimes, bedtime, or morning routines with your young children? Hear tips and strategies that work with children of all ages to set consistent limits, avoid power struggles, and increase compliance. Presented by Vanessa Shrontz, master teacher from the A. Sophie Rogers School for Early Learning with a decade of experience educating children. (Add to your calendar or Join Now)

Navigating Sibling Rivalry and Conflict Resolution with Kids, July 28, 2021, 12:30-1:00 pm

Families must often cope with and mediate conflicts between siblings of all ages. Learn why conflicts occur, when to support children, and how to set siblings up for less conflict. Presented by Samantha Peterson, vice principal of the A. Sophie Rogers School for Early Learning and educator for almost 20 years. (Add to your calendar or Join Now)


Past Events

Kindergarten Readiness and Transition, May 26, 2021, 12:30-1:00 pm [ Recording and PDF Slides from Event ]

Starting kindergarten is a big and important transition for your child. In the recording below, learn about the enrollment process, what to expect, and ways to help your child get ready for this big change. Presented by Anneliese Johnson, principal of the A. Sophie Rogers School for Early Learning and educator for more than 20 years.

Resources for families on Kindergarten Readiness and Transition:


More about the webinars: These events are a collaboration between the Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center and the A. Sophie Rogers School for Early Learning at The Ohio State University.

Accommodations: If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in an event, please contact OhioSFEC@osu.edu. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the University will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.