Parent Talk 2018-2019 School Year

Dear Parents,

Looking forward to our lively conversations and dialog in the Parent Talk Classes I will be hosting again this year:)  Join me at Salina Intermediate Tuesdays 8:15-10:00 am October  2, 9, 16, 23, 30.November 13, 20, 27, and December 4, 2018. Certificates December 11, 2018.

Remember the Parenting Class is designed to inform parents about skilled based and researched based parenting practices that creates accountability, respect, compassion and consequences. Look forward to our conversations and learning together!

Becker is hosting Parent Talk sessions Tuesdays 2:00-3:30 pm October 9, 16, 23,30.November 13, 20, 27. Certificates December 4, 2018.

Wrapping up Parent Talk this year I would like to thank the following schools for hosting: Salina, Woodworth, Snow, Duvall, Geer Park, Becker, River Oaks and Henry Ford.

A special thanks to Zenib Ali and May Dakroub for translation and efforts to  teach parents how to parent more skillfully and peacefully:)

You can join Parent Talk sessions at any school of your choice where ever the sessions are being offered!

Parent Talk Graduates this year are from Salina Intermediate, Becker, Duvall, Geer Park, Snow, Woodworth, Henry Ford, and River Oaks.

Looking forward to meeting you when you sign up in January 2019 as different schools will be  hosting Parent Talk in the second semester of this school year!

I will list schools hosting Parent Talk in January as the opportunities present themselves.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

2017-2018 School Year Parent Talk

Thinking about joining a Parent Talk Class in one of the Dearborn Schools this school year? Want to learn to communicate with your family effectively? Tired of the struggles, yelling and being frustrated? Make a choice to change your life and enjoy Parenting again. Learn 21 skills to create empowerment for the people you love in your life. Meet parents who have similar concerns and feel supported:)

Dearborn High hosting Parent Talk Classes. Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 pm .Room E-10 at Dearborn High. April 16, 18, 23, 25, 30. May 2, 7, 9. Graduation May 14, 2018.

Cotter/Miller Parent Talk Classes Tuesday’s 9:00-10-30 am. in the Media Center. January 9, 16, 23, 30. February 6, 13, 27. March 6. Graduation: March 13, 2018.

River Oaks Parent Talk Tuesday’s 1:30-3:30 in the Lounge. January 9, 16, 23, 30. February 6, 13, 27. Graduation: March 6, 2018

Lindbergh Parent Talk Thursday’s 9:00-10:30 am in the Art Room.. January 18, 25. February 1, 8, 15 and March 1. Graduation March 8,2018.

McDonald Parent Talk Classes Friday’s 9:00-10:30 am in Cafeteria. January 12, 19, 26. February 9, 16. March 2, 9, 16, 23. Graduation: March 28, 2018

Geer Park Parent Talk Classes Wednesday’s 9:00- 10:30 am in Media Center. January 24, 31. February 7, 14, 28. March 7, 14. Graduation: March 21, 2018.

ECEC Parent Talk Classes Monday’s 3:30-5:00 am. in the Seminar Room. January 22, 29. February 5, 12, 19. March 5, 12. Graduation: March 19, 2018.

Feel free to contact me for further information. 313 827-8788 Ask for Margaret.

More Dearborn Schools  added 2017-2018 school year:)

William Ford Parent Talk Thursdays 2:00-3:30 the Media Center. March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. April 12, 19. Graduation: April 26, 2018.

Henry Ford Parent Talk Mondays 11:30-1:00 p.m. April 9, 16, 23, 30,. May 7, 14,21. Graduation: June 4, 2018.

Oakman Parent Talk Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the Art Room. February 28. March 7, 14, 21, 28. April 11, 18, 25. Graduation: May 2, 2018

HYPE, HOWE, and MBCC Parent Talk at HYPE CENTER. Mondays 9:30-11:00 p.m. February 26. March 5, 12, 19, 26. Thursday April 9,16. Graduation: April 20, 2018

Parent Talk at Long Elementary starting Friday April 13, 2018 at 2:00-3:30 pm. Dates are April 20, 27. May 4, 11, 18. Friday June 1, Graduation.







Parent Talk Classes for 2016-2017 School Year.

Wow! Can you believe fall is here and we are a few weeks a way from Halloween! I’m looking forward to another great year working with the Dearborn Schools to provide parent and teacher education classes, workshops and presentations. This school year so far we have Long, Maples, Oakman, River Oaks and Salina Intermediate school offering parent talk for the parents beginning end of October and early November. If you are interested in joining the Parent Talk classes please contact the above mention schools to register.

As a Dearborn resident the classes are free to you and you may attend classes any where in the district for your convenience:)

Feel free to contact me Margaret King Ahmed for more information: 313 827-8788.Thank you and I welcome your questions and look forward to meeting you!



At the end of 2015-2016 school year many parents felt eager to sign up for the Parent Talk classes here in Dearborn Michigan. I would like to say, “I’m proud  for all the Parents who stayed dedicated and committed to complete the Parent Talk  classes.”

So congrats to the parents from Lindbergh, Mc/Unis, Woodworth and the evening class from Duvall. May all your parenting days be joyful, peaceful and more relaxed!

I look forward to offering parents another opportunity to participate in the Parent Talk classes around the Dearborn District at the Dearborn Schools next school year.

Thanks to all the Administrators and Parent Liaisons for their support. Thanks to  Superintendent Dr. Maleyko, the School Board and especially my fearless leaders Kathleen McBroom, Rose Aldubaily, and Maylee Mosallam.

Until next year have a safe and fun filled summer!!!

Congratulations to the Parent Talk Graduates!

Congratulations to participants from Snow, Salina, River Oaks, Becker, Duvall, Geer Park, Maples, McDonald and teachers who participated in Parent Talk classes. Your commitment and dedication to change your thinking to promote change in your life will forever change your life and the life of your family in positive ways!

Thank you for believing in yourself and knowing we can always learn new things, ideas and skills that empower, nurture and uplift. Thank you for creating healthy and positive outcomes while teaching accountability and responsibility. Thank you for loving yourself through this process of learning and having the courage to peel away old parenting habits and replace old skills with skills that promote peaceful parenting in a respectful and loving, compassionate way.

Congratulations Salina Elementary

The Salina Elementary community completed the Parent Talk program with many new parenting skills that have empowered them to create positive outcomes at home.

We look forward to reaching all parents.  Please contact Margaret King-Ahmed at 313-827-8788 to bring this program to your school community. The Parent Talk program is free to all residents.

If you were part of the Salina Elementary class feel free to leave a comment on how you benefited from the program.

Thank you.


The beginning of the school year is exciting and hectic all at the same time. Preparing for a successful school year requires mindfulness, patience and understanding. As you begin this 2015-2016 school year keep in mind the lasting impression you leave with your family and yourself as each day reveals to you new opportunities to teach as you are parenting.

Choose kindness, love, guidance, encouragement, trust, belief and honor  your family as they build new relationships and forge new territory. Everyday is an opportunity to learn, grow and take risks as we develop new brain cells. Be confident and go forth being the best example to your self and family. Peace and blessings to everyone in the 2015-2016 school year.