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Middle School Made Easy (Spring '17)
Sat, May 13, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
Attention Parents of 6th Grade Girls:
Set Your Daughter Up for Success!
Middle school is an important milestone. There is great anticipation, but great anxiety too. How will my daughter handle the new academic expectations? Will the pressure to fit in get the best of her? Will she get caught up in all the girl drama?
We’ve designed this special one-day program exclusively for 6th grade girls.
Help your daughter walk the halls of middle school with confidence! Our panel of experts will share the secrets to:
Organize for school success
Create good, meaningful friendships
Form a positive mindset
Stay true to herself
Parents: Be your daughter’s best supporter.
You play a critical role in your daughter’s emerging independence. To learn strong parenting tactics and help your daughter thrive during this time of transition, attend the special wrap-up session just for you.
MAY 13TH, 2017
Girls: 10:00 - 3:00
Parents: 2:00 - 3:00
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What does it cost?
Girls entering middle school, from any school district (10:00 - 3:00)
Parents of girls are invited for a special wrap up session (2:00 - 3:00)
A day of learning and laughter
Fun, interactive presentations by experts in their field
Organizing for School Success (Lynette Apley, Simply Placed)
Fantastic Friendships: The New Social Landscape (Sheri Gazitt, Teen Wise)
Teens Tell All (Current middle school students join us for lunch)
Becoming Independent but Staying Close (Erin Aitken, Mother-Daughter-ology)
- Art Project- Vision Board
A special wrap-up session exclusively for parents
Lunch, snacks, and drinks
Discovering Friendship, a book by Sheri Gazitt
How will my daughter benefit?
She will learn:
The best organizational practices to help her thrive academically
How to navigate the changing social landscape so she can foster healthy and meaningful friendships
The power of making pro-active choices so she can avoid living passively
The strength of staying connected to her family so she can strive for independence without completely pushing parents away
She will also:
Understand that she is not alone and that she has places to turn for support
Be prepared to make decisions that are healthy for her despite the media and peer pressure
Explore what she can expect in the next few years
Who are the presenters?
Sheri Gazitt, Founder of Teen Wise
Sheri is a community leader when it comes to giving advice to young girls and their parents. She helps parents understand their daughter’s perspective which allows a closer and healthier relationship to emerge. Sheri is committed to keeping up to date on the relevant issues through continued education. Most recently she trained directly with Rachel Simmons author of Odd Girl Out and attended the only Teen Girl Life Coach training in the US. She credits her three daughters for making her such an extraordinary teen and parent educator. They keep a close eye on her content!
Lynette Apley, Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant with Simply Placed
Lynette has a knack for helping others get and stay organized. Lynette’s passion for organizing and project management is evident in all facets of her life; from organizing at home and office, to coordinating projects for schools and local charities. Her over ten years of professional organizing experience have included numerous successes with clients – including offices, garages, kitchens, playrooms, and closets, as well as moving and packing services.
Erin Aitken, Founder of Mother-Daughter-ology
Erin is a mother of three daughters and a certified elementary school teacher. Erin has always had a heart for relationship building and lifelong learning. Her workshops are developed from this love of both. She brings years of experience from a classroom setting and life at home into every element of every workshop with a hearty dose of learning, laughter, and love.