Mothers & Daughters (Preteens)
May 2017
Sil ReynoldsEliza Reynolds

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Mothers & Daughters (Preteens)

Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Preteen Years (Ages 10-12)

We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.

May 05, 2017 – May 07, 2017
Rhinebeck, NY
Sil Reynolds, Eliza Reynolds
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SM17-0902-831Sil Reynolds, Eliza Reynolds,

Sil Reynolds and her 26-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration. We take the time to nourish our relationship and learn how to respect and understand each other more completely. Through ritual, storytelling, art, and exercises in communication, we gain tools that build bridges and keep those bridges strong through the teen years.

Mothers have time with Sil to share the joys and challenges of mothering a preteen, including working on strategies for keeping the bond strong and finding the balance of holding on and letting go. Daughters have time with Eliza, and her team of teen assistants, to express their feelings and share their vision—not only as daughters, but also as emerging teens and young women. With participants from around the country, the group comes together to create a wonderfully supportive community.

Throughout the weekend, mothers and daughters learn new ways of being together in mutual respect and love—and have fun!

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Enrollment is limited for this program; register early.

Things to Bring:

Bring photographs and symbols of daughters, mothers, grandmothers, surrogate mothers, and female mentors.

4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m. Buffet dinner
7:30 p.m.–7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Workshop
7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Open classes in yoga, tai chi, and meditation
7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Commuter check-in (if not registered the previous evening)
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
Noon–1:00 p.m. Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

The Children's Program will not be available for this workshop and is not available on the Rhinebeck Campus until May 27, 2017.

Sil Reynolds

Sil Reynolds, RN, is a nurse practitioner, therapist, and workshop leader. For more than 30 years, she has worked with mothers and daughters of all ages, helping them to create balanced and meaningful lives. She and her daughter Eliza Reynolds are authors of Mothering & Daughtering.

Eliza Reynolds

Eliza Reynolds, coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering, is a 25-year-old workshop leader, speaker, “professional big sister,” and graduate of Brown University. A certified teen mediator and affiliate of Adventure Game Theater, she also leads Mothering & Daughtering workshops with her mom, Sil Reynolds.