Parenting & Classroom Workshops

Leigh has been providing workshops for the Toronto District School Board, community organizations and for Parent Education Network since 2010. As a sought after speaker who specializes in positive parenting she returns back to many of the schools she serves as they love her sense of humor, warmth, and up-to-date knowledge on everyday issues parents are facing. 

The following 2-hour presentations are available  for your school, daycare, club, church, group or organization
  • Thriving as a Family - Learn how to nurture yourself and your family so that your family supports your work. Find the balance.
  • Practical Parenting 101- Introduces the concepts of natural and logical consequences and how parents and teachers can effectively use them.
  • Calm Communication for Families - Introduces the concepts of listening, Genuine Encounter Moments, handling feelings and conflict resolution

  • Internet Safety & Anti-Bullying Workshop - Customized for both parents and children audiences
  • Mindful, Magical Parenting: 
    Parents can learn to be fully present with their children and teenagers – in both shared moments of joy as well as when their buttons have been pushed to the limit. Mindfulness teaches awareness and regulation of automatic reactions and behaviours. It supports the and the development of compassion for self and others. Parents can use mindfulness when facing common challenges responding to toddler tantrums or helping children cope with school
  • Wondering about Worries? An interactive and educational workshop that is intended to help you learn practical techniques to reduce anxiety in your children (and in parents as well!). This workshop will focus on the nature of anxiety in children and adolescents, signs of anxiety that parents can look for, and how parents can help alleviate their children’s anxiety.
  • Homework Strategies
  • Physical literacy and active mindfulness workshops
  • Learning Differences
For more information or to receive a customized quote please contact  Leigh Mitchell at 416-993-2083

Leigh Mitchell mentors families to thrive. As a certified positive parenting facilitator, Leigh loves to engage parents and children in a variety of workshops for both parents and students. As a marketer, #ThriveinmyLife podcast and content creation specialist you will find Leigh active in her community. Leigh loves yoga, running, and spending time in nature with her family. She is currently training to run her third 1/2 marathon but her sons can still outrun her! Learn more about Leigh at | Connect on
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Causes Leigh Supports 
  • Leigh is an Active for Life role model (national organization)

    About: Active for Life is a Canadian not-for-profit social enterprise founded by B2ten. We are a national initiative created to help parents give their children the right start in life through the development of physical literacy.
  • Leigh is a board advisor for HerVolution

    About: To advance education by providing workshops and instructional seminars on topics relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for low-income and marginalized youth with a focus on girls and young women.
  • Leigh is a champion for Abuse Hurts
    About: Full and comprehensive array of program services to address the needs of both child and adult victims of abuse. Our programs give hope to abuse victims whose tragic circumstances and terror-filled lives have left them feeling helpless with nowhere to turn.


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