We are so excited to announce that as part of the new Seacoast Simplicity Parenting Center, we are bringing Kim John Payne to the Seacoast! He will be giving a Simplicity Parenting lecture at our new school on Friday evening November 1 and then offering a special limited space parent & educator workshop on Saturday November 2, at the Seacoast Waldorf School, 401 Harold L. Dow Highway (Route 236), Eliot, ME 03903, just ten minutes from Portsmouth, Dover, York and South Berwick. Kim John Payne is a best-selling author and a very dynamic and inspirational speaker you won't want to miss. We are partnering with other Seacoast organizations such as Seacoast Mother's Association to promote this event. About Kim John Payne: Kim John Payne is a consultant and trainer to over 110 U.S. independent and public schools, Kim John Payne, M.ED, has been a school counselor, adult educator, consultant, researcher, educator and a private family counselor for twenty seven years. He regularly gives key note addresses at international conferences for educators, parents, and therapists and runs workshops and trainings around the world. In each role, he has been helping children, adolescents and families explore issues such as social difficulties with siblings and classmates, attention and behavioral issues at home and school, emotional issues such as defiance, aggression, addiction and self-esteem and the vital role living a balanced simple life brings. In addition to authoring Simplicity Parenting©. Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier and More Secure Kids, published by Ballantine Books/Random House in 2009, he also authored The Games Children Play©, (1996) published by Hawthorn Press and is presently working on – The Soul of Discipline, and co-authoring Beyond Winning™ How to Navigate Child & Youth Sports™. He has appeared frequently on television including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox; on radio with the BBC, Sirius/XM, CBC & NPR and in print including being featured in Time Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Parenting, Mothering, Times Union and the LA Times.