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Family Center Events and Presentations

Who Are Your Kids Listening to? Parent vs. Friend

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

Ask the Experts with Beaumont Professionals

CRW_4514spectrumFour 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.

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ChariTea Bear’s Tea Party 2009

All dressed up for ChariTea Bear's Tea Party.
All dressed up for ChariTea Bear’s Tea Party.

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.

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Annual Symposium 2009

Keynote Speaker Sadie Bolos presented "The 21st-Century Family"
Keynote Speaker Sadie Bolos presented “The 21st-Century Family”

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.”

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Parenting Symposium 2008

Keynote Speaker: Barbara Coloroso "Kids Are Worth It! Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline"
Keynote Speaker: Barbara Coloroso “Kids Are Worth It! Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline”

Parenting Symposium: “kids are worth it!” Held March 8, 2008 at Grosse Pointe South High School with Keynote Speaker: Barbara Coloroso

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