Presence not Perfection: 4-Hour Workshop

with Cheryl Blackington, M.Ed.

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $80 per couple or $50 for single

Location: Renew Mama Studio
5161 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
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Parenting is full of joys and challenges and can produce a considerable amount of stress for everyone involved. It is very difficult to be kind when you feel like you are going to explode or you just want to hide under the covers.

Our Mindful Parenting workshop will emphasize mindfulness skills that will help you gain clarity, step out of reactivity, and respond more effectively to the challenges (and joys) of parenting. You will also begin to cultivate a deep sense of compassion for yourself and all members of your family.

Topics Will Include:

  • Establishing and maintaining connection with your child
  • Recognizing the needs of yourself and your child’s
  • Building the groundwork- what are the values and skills you wish to teach your child?
  • Developing self compassion and self care habits
  • Mini practices – mindful moments
  • Growing happiness and gratitude
  • Working with strong emotions

No experience necessary! We hope you will join us for an inquiry into the present moment with kindness and curiosity.

Cheryl Blackington, M.Ed.
Mindfulness Instructor
Grand Rapids, MI