Resources from Past PRN Events

  • PRN logo Many of our speakers and KM PRN committee members have provided us with suggested additional resources, recommended reading for all ages, and/or power point presentations at our events. We would like to share that information with you! Please keep in mind that some of these resources, especially websites, may become obsolete over time. Please use these resources at your own discretion. 

    We also recommend asking your guidance counselors, school psychologists, and library media specialists for their recommendations. They have a wealth of information to share!


    2018-19 KM PRN Events 

    February 25, 2019 10:30am-Noon, Yoga 4 All, Wales, “Mindfulness for Your Entire Family” presented by Lynne Smith.
    By practicing mindfulness, you and your family will gain valuable support skills to help each of you recognize, understand, and regulate your own emotions.  Emotional self-regulation helps kids and parents reduce stress and anxiety, increase feelings of calm, and increase resiliency!  Mindfulness can also lead to improved overall health.  This coffee chat will provide the understanding and tools needed for an ongoing personal practice as well as practices that can be done with your children. Register at

    November 29, 2018 6:30-8:00pm, Kettle Moraine High School Auditorium “Wake Up Call” presented by Your Choice to Live.
    During “Wake Up Call” you will learn about drug trends facing teens today as well as the signs associated with drug use. There will be a “tour” of a mock teen’s bedroom with over 30 “red flags” that signal drug or alcohol use such as household items that can be used as drug paraphernalia and ways to conceal drugs and alcohol.  Parenting strategies that can help reduce the chances of substance abuse will be included. Everyone will receive a FREE 80 page resource book.  This event is for adults over the age of 21. 


    November 12, 2018 10:30am-Noon, Yoga 4 All, Wales “The Resilient Child: Helping Children to Cope with Stress and Anxiety” presented by Marie Coakley
    Learn new ways of looking at this age old dilemma and explore strategies that may help your children to be better able to go with the flow. We will explore what may be sparking the increased anxiety we are seeing in children in these modern times. She will also present a child specific approach to easing stress. 


    October 29, 2018 10:00am-Noon, Brandybrook Community Center “Most Likely to Succeed Video” presented by the KM Parent Resource Network and the Kettle Moraine School District 
    Join us for a documentary examining the history of U. S. education, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world.  The film explores compelling new approaches that engage students, energize teachers, and lead to deep, retained learning.  The "Most Likely to Succeed" video premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival.  The goal of this film is to ignite conversations and empower change. 


    October 17, 2018 6:30-8:00pm, Cushing Activity Center “Positive Relationships by Building Empathy & Respect” presented by Alissa Darin and Deanna Marincic 
    Empathy is at the core of creating positive relationships with our children and within our communities. For our students, it is the key to their social and emotional learning, as they apply their emotional skills and unique perspectives to social situations. Join our PRN for a presentation about how parents can engage in empathy building with their children, learning the traits of empathy, what influences our empathy and how empathy is connected to resiliency and success. Speakers Alissa Darin, KM Director of Learning for School Counseling and Deanna Marincic, Owner and Director of GALS institute in Delafield, WI, will share tips and tools for how parents can promote the positive skills of empathy and respect at home.  


    September 25, “Understanding Anxiety” presented by Dr. Mattek
    Anxiety is something that everyone experiences. Sometimes, it can be extreme and significantly impact daily functioning of children and adolescents. This event helped participants understand the nature of anxiety and offered many practical strategies that can be utilized at home and in school to aid kids with anxiety issues.