Kim John Payne has been a school counselor, adult educator, consultant, researcher, educator, and a private family counselor for over 20 years. Author of Simplicity Parenting: Being at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst (2009) Payne regularly holds trainings to help simplify four realms. He advocates for parents to declutter, schedule, unplug, and increase the rhythm in the home. On Thursday, March 16, Payne will hold a Simplicity Parenting training at the Mountain Laurel Waldorf School in New Paltz. Tickets are $20 at the door or $15 in advance. Advance ticket sale ends March 10. (845) 255-0033.