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10/17/2014 to 10/19/2014
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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10/17/2014 to 10/19/2014
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

Pages

Omega Institute 5 Mindfulness Practices for Children, and Caregivers, Too by Traci Childress
Traci Childress, codirector of the Children’s Community School in West Philadelphia, shares mindfulness practices she integrates into the school's curriculum and practices with her two young children. More
How To Work Through the Fear of Love
How do you love without fear? David Richo, a teacher and a psychotherapist known for drawing on Buddhism, poetry, and Jungian perspectives in his work, describes how to face the fear of opening up to love in your life. More
Girls need the confidence to recognize that all of their feelings are important, and that they will still be valued in relationship for having them. Rachel Simmons, author of The Curse of the Good Girl, tells us about Dana, who began to recognize and talk back to the "good girl voice" within, the one that told her to keep her feelings to herself. More
Attachment parenting is often thought of as an approach to parenting young children. Nurse practitioner, therapist, and coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering, Sil Reynolds, explains why it's vital to continue attachment parenting through the teen years. You will be challenged for being close to your daughter—and not just by your daughter. You may also get the message from family, friends, and educators that you are hovering. More
Omega Institute Why Girls Need Yoga
In a survey as part of an ongoing study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 40% of 9-and 10-year-old girls surveyed have tried to lose weight. According to a study from the National Institute on Media and the Family, at age 13, 53% of American girls are "unhappy with their bodies." By age 17, this percentage is 78%. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders reports that at least 8 million people in the United States have an eating disorder and 90% of these are women, whose conditions began in their teens. More
After three decades of marriage, Kate Feldman and Joel Feldman still practice what they teach and, using the conscious relationship method, they continue to find new ways to deepen their relationship. One of their favorite tools is recognizing that everything in life, even the small things, can be seen as foreplay. More
More and more children are looking to their peers for cues about how to be in the world. Where they really need to be looking, according to child development expert Gordon Neufeld and physician and mind-body wellness expert Gabor Maté, is to their parents. More
Susan Cain, author of the New York Times best seller Quiet, reflects on how time alone is important for both children and parents, introverted and extroverted, in this interview by Sil Reynolds, coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering. More
What's Wrong With Me? by Omega Teen Camp Director Adam Simon
Helping Teens Overcome Feelings of Low Self-Esteem
Omega Teen Camp director, Adam Simon, encourages teens to overcome feelings of low self-esteem and become who they were meant to be. I was standing alongside a large covered tent at Omega Teen Camp (OTC), when I heard a plaintive voice repeating the question, "What's wrong with me?" More

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