A FREE virtual Cafe to help our parenting community come together (while keeping their distance) to process and implement the shift in our daily lives during the pandemic.Topics vary.
What people are saying:
"Thanks so much for the conversation, the tips, the listening etc. It's great to feel this support virtually." "Thank you for the rays of hope."
"So grateful, I was able to receive so much from this kindness." "Thank you. It is helpful to connect."
"Thank you all for these offerings, and honesty and openness"
**We'll be back with new 2020/2021 programs in the fall. Stay tuned.**
CONNECTIONS CAFE is funded in part by
Highlights from 6/30 Session:
w/ Karen Vargas & Chasity Malatesta, BISD's Multicultural Advisory Council
and Spencer Bispham & Sarah Bukair, Youth Social Justice League
Highlights from 6/23 Session:
w/ Ian McCallum, BIFC's Director of Coaching
Highlights from 6/9 Session:
w/ Peggy Koivu, Certified Positive Discipline Facilitator &
co-founder of Odyssey Multiage Program
Highlights from 5/19 Session:
w/ Courtney Oliver, LMHC and Helen Burke (BYS)
Highlights from 5/5 Session:
Highlights from 4/21 Session:
Visit www.virtuescards.org and share The Gifts of Character
Highlights from 4/7 Session:
Highlights from 3/31 Session:
Highlights from 3/24 Session:
Connecting with kids in new ways
Navigating fake vs. real news
Anxiety for both kids and adults
Pressure of keeping kids on track without falling behind
Keeping kids engaged with their work
Teaching the value of boredom
Navigating sadness among kids over missing out. Particularly high school seniors and college kids
Balancing the necessary sense of independence against structure for tweens/teens/college kids
Time with kids
Interactions between siblings
Time for house projects
Getting outside more
Time to read
Quality family time
WHAT WE'RE OFFERING YOU We've lined up guest speakers to moderate discussions on a variety of topics from boosting your immune system to behavioral tips to how to keep your kids engaged and off screens beyond learning time now that their extracurricular activities are shut down.
WHAT WE WANT TO KNOW FROM YOU What's pressing on your mind related to parenting during this pandemic? We want to know how Raising Resilience can best serve our parenting community as we share this wild journey together.
If you would like to help us keep
CONNECTIONS CAFE free for our community,
we invite you to make a donation.
Thank you for your consideration.