Presented at Brownell Library on September 25, 2012 and led by Emily Robson and Anne Nearhood, our panel helped parents and tweens/teens better understand how communication skills can help every day. Mike Dib, PhD presented “Key Points on the Difference Between Students Entering Middle School and Leaving Middle School in Regards to Peer Expectations.” Erin Williams, LMSW presented “Tools for Parents: How to Talk to Your Tween/Teen Without Resistance.” Teens with the Grosse Pointe Congregational Church Youth Group presented their Public Serice Announcement video “Teen View on the Impact of Parents and Peer Expectations.” Read more: Who Are Your Kids Listening to? Parent vs. Friend
Four Ask the Experts Presentations, March, 2010
Wed, March 3
The 40 Developmental Assets: Building Blocks for Your Child’s Future
Presenter: Kim Steggles, MA
The 40 Developmental Assets are building blocks which ensure that all children are healthy, caring and productive. As a parent, you can and should be the most influential asset builder in your child’s life. In this workshop, you will learn simple techniques for building the 40 Developmental Assets on a daily basis.
The first annual Cupcake Challenge judging day events were held on Sunday, March 7 at The Hunt Club in Grosse Pointe Woods.
A Family Center Ask the Experts presentation on 02/05/2010.
Held at the Grosse Pointe Club on December 10, 2009, this sold-out event raises funds with silent and live auctions and an excellent dinner.
The 2009 ChariTea Bear’s Tea Party was held at the Farms Pier Park Community Center on Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Farms.
Children & adults enjoyed a dress up Tea Party with ‘tea’ refreshments. Activities included: games, storytelling , stuffing & dressing a 15” animal of choice. Each family is requested to bring 1 new teddy bear to donate. Each donated “comfort bear” will be distributed to local pediatric cancer & hospital programs.
The 2009 Symposium for for parents and professionals was a 1/2 day-long series of lectures by experts. This year’s topic was “Tackling Today’s Technology: Preparing, Managing and Protecting the Virtual Worlds of Toddlers, Teens and Tweens.”
Parenting Symposium: “kids are worth it!” Held March 8, 2008 at Grosse Pointe South High School with Keynote Speaker: Barbara Coloroso