On Thursday, November 2 at 7 p.m. Brookwood School proudly welcomes best-selling author Dr. Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist specializing in play therapy and parenting skills and author of The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears, to share simple, effective strategies that build connection through fun, play, and empathy. Whether it's the monster in the closet or the fear that arises from new social situations, school, or sports, anxiety can be especially challenging for children.
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Minimalist Parenting, written by Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest is an invaluable guide to making family life simple and fun. The new book offers a fresh approach to tune into your family's unique values and priorities and confidently identify the activities, information, and people that truly merit space in your life. Isis Maternity & Parenting invites you to celebrate the Minimalist Parenting Book Launch at their Boston location inside the Prudential Center, Boston. All proceeds will benefit the March of Dimes.
How far would you go to save a dog in need? Over the past ten years Greg Mahle has driven over 8,400 miles a month, more than a million miles in all, bringing abused, abandoned and homeless dogs from the deep south to forever homes in New England. Greg's story is told in Peter Zheutlin's book [amazon:1492614076:inline]
Celebrating its six year anniversary, Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids is pleased to welcome writers of note who will once again speak to parents on issues of parenting, raising healthy children, and navigating the ups and downs of family life.
Mark your calendars for our next 4 to 14 Speaker Series event when we host bestselling author Richard Louv on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are now available.
Tickets are $10 and are now on sale.
How far would you go to save a dog in need? Over the past ten years Greg Mahle has driven over 8,400 miles a month, more than a million miles in all, bringing abused, abandoned and homeless dogs from the deep south to forever homes in New England. Greg's story is told in Peter Zheutlin's new book [amazon 1492614076 inline]
The Friends of Marblehead Public Schools (FMPS) is proudly hosting author and teacher Kaitlin Roig-Debellis at the Marblehead Veterans Middle School Performing Arts Center. Kaitlin Roig-Debellis is credited with saving the lives of fifteen first-grade students at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14th, 2012. Her inspirational talk is suitable for everyone age 10 and older.
North Shore Nursery School enthusiastically welcomes music and brain scientist turned writer, and impassioned conversationalist Christine Koh for a night of discussion on Thursday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Join us Tuesday, October 8, 2013 as Brookwood School welcomes Paul Tough, author of the New York Times best-selling book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Click for tickets: Paul Tough, October 8, 2013.
Tough will discuss cutting edge research that shows character, not intelligence, may be the most important attribute when it comes to children finding success in school and in life. The program, part of Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids, begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a book sale and signing.
John Badalament, author of the acclaimed [amazon 1577316606 inline], will speak at Glen Urquhart School on Thursday, April 25. Badalament is a Harvard-trained educator with 20 years of experience as a teacher, dean of students, and counselor in school and clinical settings for children, teens, and adults. His work has been featured on ABC News, NPR, in Men's Health, Mom Magazine, L.A. Times, and the Boston Globe.