Author Archives: Linda Marten, MSW

About Linda Marten, MSW

Linda Marten is a California Credentialed Parent Educator since 1998, a former LAUSD parent educator & teacher advisor for 14 years, and a Member of the California Teachers Association (CTA) . She holds a Masters degree in Social Work from University of Washington and has extensive experience teaching and training parents and teachers. Linda leads interactive, informative workshops for parents, youth, and teachers from diverse socio-economic, racial and cultural backgrounds focusing on numerous issues related to parenting as well as helping youth who want to stop being bullied. Ms. Marten is a "bully expert" and has had great success teaching youth the "Bullies to Buddies" method developed by Izzy Kalman, school psychologist. After extensive practice & training with Izzy Kalman, Linda became a certified "Bullies to Buddies" Trainer in 2017. Linda provides private sessions by appointment. She is also the mother of two children.

“Discipline & Setting Limits” Workshop

Open Charter Elementary School will host a workshop I will be leading next Wed. eve, Sept. 12th, 6:00 to 8:00pm. See flyer for more details: Open Charter Flyer, 9-12-13 All parents & caregivers are welcome. Hope to see you then!

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Save the Date: May 28th, 8:30-10:00am at Loyola Elementary School

“Transition to the Teen Years & Setting Limits” REVISED Loyola Teen Years flyer Be sure to attend this helpful, interactive parent workshop led by Linda Marten and hosted by Loyola Elementary School in Westchester, CA. For more information: Lmartenspeaks@yahoo.com

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Gratitudes for My Mother

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TRANSITION to the TEEN YEARS

                                Parents!   Are you ready?…… for the teen years?                The teen years are very challenging years for most parents. YOU ARE … Continue reading

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Discipline and Setting Limits

NewSong LA Church Flyer on Discipline Join me at NewSong LA Church on Sunday, April 21, 1:00 to 3:00pm where I will lead a workshop on “Discipline & Setting Limits”. All are welcome. See attached flyer for more information. Hope … Continue reading

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“The two things…

“The two things we can give our children are ROOTS & WINGS.” Jonas Salk

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Questions from an Empty Nester in a New Land

When the kids finally left home, many questions came to my mind ~ What does it mean to be a “mother” now? What does it mean to be a “father” now? What does it mean to be a married couple … Continue reading

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