Parenting today delivers unprecedented challenges to parents. Coping with everything that is expected of you to be a wonderful parent on top of the pressures and demands of modern life is a big task.
Madeleine can provide a range of services that can support you and your family, school, community to raise likeable, responsible, respectful children in an age of over indulgence.
It is hard to grow resilient, respectful, competent children. Children who grow up with too much end up having trouble in life as they:
Changing and influencing – have you always wondered how to make things work better?
Take time out in a beautiful setting to work with the group, supporting and inspiring each other.
This residential retreat combines with the ‘How Much is Too Much’ subject matter, whilst learning skills that you can transfer to your workplace or home.
The retreat is suited to teachers, community workers, policy advisors, and volunteers who may come from the education, health, leadership, service and engagement sectors or wider…and parents!
The fee of $995 per person is all inclusive of:
Plus a great vibe at a beautiful, relaxing location.
Dates: 14th-18th Feb 2022
Price includes GST.
**Early Bird cost $500 if booked & paid for before
**21st November 2021**
To book and reserve your place:
Madeleine on tel:027 211 6469
Parenting today delivers unprecedented challenges – are you wondering what went wrong and somehow ended up living with a child you don’t recognise belonging to you?
Get a new perspective, an easy-to-understand model to follow and tools to help you to raise likeable and respectful children in an age of over-indulgence.
This workshop will be a confronting one that will expose you to the risks that children face in this modern overindulgent world.
Many children have become used to being the constant centre of attention and are unable to delay gratification and aren’t competent in everyday skills.
They have few self-care skills and skills relating to others, can’t take personal responsibility and don’t know what is enough or what is “normal” for others – these children end up having a difficult time of it in life and you will too.
You’ll take away new insight and knowledge plus strategies that you can apply that very night to help your child to be a responsible, likeable and respectful person.
By the end of the session, you’ll be able to:
• Reflect on the current context parents are faced with today
• Find the relevant research
• Practise the parenting tools and discuss the model
• Know where to go to get support
Aimed at parents, grandparents and caregivers
of children of all ages.
Cost: $20 incl. GST
Date: 12th August 2021 730pm-930pm
Venue: 249 Taranaki Street
Mt Cook, Wellington
Click link below for booking
This is part of Wellington High School Community Education Centre 2021 programme
Raising Resilient Children in an Overindulgent World
Why not join us as we work through the 6 building blocks of the ‘Parenting Road Code’ to develop individual strategies for you as a parent?
All the while developing the language and communication to be able to provide the balance between care and structure that our children need.
Date – Friday 13th August
Time – 9.30am-2.30pm
Venue – The Collective Community Hub, 1/33 Johnsonville Road
Cost – $90 (includes a copy of the Parenting Road Code Workbook)
Please bring food & share lunch
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