Book Launch & Celebration! A Look at the Creative Practices & Applications of Mindfulness
TBD Wellesley Books Take mindfulness beyond the buzzword and spark powerful learning environments! This resourceexplores how mindfulness can improve teaching and learning, and helps students develop 21st century skills including creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, and communication. Readers will learn how to cultivate a personal mindfulness practice that reflects their individuality, and how to create a community of care and respect through mindfulness. Mindfulness is the building of three capacities: awareness, advancement, and authenticity. Built upon these core capacities, Mindful by Design provides 24 detailed exercises for teachers and students, including step-by-step mindfulness lessons embedded into specific curriculum areas, ready to implement immediately. This book demystifies mindfulness and allows educators to inspire powerful learning environments
Single Dads Resilient Parenting Group: Navigating New Challenges for You and Your Child
Mondays at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1 Later @ Longfellow, 9 Tech Circle, Natick
We've brought this highly rated program back! Spread the word to divorced and single dads your know! Advance registration is required for this small group for single dads which is led by two fathers -- Jon Mattleman and Chris Minidis. Click here to learn more and to register.
Challenge Success Presents: The Well-Balanced Student
February 26 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Blake Middle School Library
When we are too focused on grades and performance, we deny our children the time and energy they need to tackle the demanding work of growing up. In this interactive video presentation with Challenge Success Co-Founder Denise Pope, you’ll learn how you can establish a healthier home environment for your school-aged child, reduce academic stress without sacrificing achievement, and increase your child’s resilience, creativity, and well-being. After viewing the video, we’ll break into small groups for age-specific discussions.