Teens: Blossoming into Adulthood:
Parents! Sleep well during the teen years!
The framework for adult relationships is created in childhood and
adolescence. You have an exceptional opportunity to give promise to your
children of a bright future with healthy and joyful relationships.
Help your teens and preteens be confident with their sexuality by
appreciating their budding adulthood and understanding the true qualities of
Womanhood and Manhood. Help them develop principles for making lifestyle
choices, selecting friends, and building relationships.
It is never too early to prepare for the teen years. Parents of children of
all ages will find this workshop valuable.
"I wouldn't dream of dropping out."
What would it take for at-risk students to have this attitude?
This presentation outlines a program designed to create an environment in the
classroom and the home where dropping out is unthinkable. The program
addresses the core issues behind the impulse to drop out. The strategy of the
program is to provide an atmosphere for the students in which they can feel
valuable as individuals and valued by their communities. In this optimum
emotional state of safety and freedom they can engage enthusiastically in
learning and relationship opportunities where dropping out is never
The program is implemented through effective actions, including the following:
- Determining what the dropout students are fleeing from and the fears
and anger that drive them to do so;
- Exploring what the students feel drawn to and what they hope to find
- Adopting principles that can eliminate the sense of fear;
- Employing play and movement as a means to replace stress with
- Honoring the True Self of each person involved in this cooperative
- Supporting the collaboration of teachers and parents;
- Respecting Nature's requirements for brain development, physical
growth and maintenance, emotional strength, and healthy relationships;
- Exposing common cultural norms that actually impede and block progress
toward the goal—dropping out is unthinkable.
The presentation will include lecture, discussion, small group interaction,
and demonstrations of movement and play activities. Participants will have
the opportunity to develop their tools to implement the program, tools they
can begin to use the same day. Summary handouts will be provided. Each
participant will leave the workshop prepared to create a new paradigm for
Secrets for Success in Marriage (for Teens and Young Adults)
The seeds for success or failure in marriage are planted long before the
wedding. Even if you've not yet begun to think about marriage, you can
benefit from becoming well-prepared to make the most important decision of
your life with wisdom and confidence. We will discuss many secrets for
successful mariage that are not known in the common culture. You will learn
how to make an individual plan for yourself now that will lead you to a