Education goes beyond the classroom to include parents. All presentations will be held at forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart.
Just for Dads
By Julie Metzger, RN, MN
Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 8:30-10:00 a.m. | Ackerely Conference Rooms
A parent talk just for dads to explore the unique aspects of parenting a daughter. Julie will explain the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of girls and how dads can create important communication bonds with their daughters.
Julie Metzger, RN, MN, is the author of two books, Will Puberty Last My Whole Life? and This is Me – A Journal for Girls. She has been trying for nearly three decades to turn the “facts of life” talk into a candid dialogue between parents and children. Her class on puberty debuted in 1988 and the class continues today at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Great Conversations is the name of her company.
By Mary Person
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | 8:30-10:00 a.m. | Ackerely Conference Rooms
Mary is the founder of Anchor Mindful Teaching and will lead parents though an introduction to mindfulness, including the history and neuroscience research behind the benefits of mindfulness meditation, simple practices to help adults live a more mindful life, and strategies to guide children through the attention and emotion regulation challenges they face in their home, school and social lives.