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Parenting Girls safely through their Teens Talk

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Maple Walk School

62 Crownhill Road

Harlesden

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NW10 4EB

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Join Kim McCabe, author of 'From Daughter to Woman' as she discusses practical ways to make the teenager's journey safer, kinder and better.

About this Event

Do not miss this opportunity to reflect on your parenting and gain some tips to forge the kind of relationships you want with your children, even when things get tough. Teenagers are great people and in spite of all the reports on how teens are running into serious difficulties, you can have a great time parenting one through this wonderful stage of life.

Kim has an optimistic view on parents' ability to guide our girls through. These fickle and often frustrating young people can transform into the creators of an inspiring future.

In this seminar organised by Busy Rascals and held at Maple Walk School, Kim will share with you what she has learned in her years of working with preteen and teen girls. She will give you some easy-to-implement practical suggestions and will leave you with plenty of food for thought.

This talk is for anyone interested in steering their daughters happily through their teens, from parents of daughters age 8 - 18 years, flummoxed grandmothers and caring aunties too, and anyone who works closely with pre-teen and teenage girls. The talk will last an hour followed by a twenty-minute question and answer session. Kim's book willl be on sale and she will be available to sign copies afterwards.

What will be covered:

Why do girls lose confidence as they go through adolescence?

A simple practical tool for staying in close connection with your child even through the teen years

Anxiety, body image and peer pressure

Acknowledging a child’s maturing so they don’t feel they have to prove themselves

Best-selling author and psychologist Steve Biddulph says, "I can't believe how much depth and the range of ideas Kim has put into one book."

"One thing I know is that this is the type of book I can keep dipping in and out for a long time. I found it all insightful , without any preachiness. I was reassured from the outset ... this book has helped boost my confidence that I am doing a good job to help [my daughter]." - Zoe, mother of pre-teen girl

"Important piece of work. I have never understood the pressures on my daughter until today. It gives me a lot of tools to be a better dad." - Jim, father of teen girl

Please note that for security reasons, admission to this event is for ticket-holders only.

Start time: 7.00pm prompt, doors open 6:30pm

1 hr talk and 30 mins Q&A

Finish: 8.30pm (as we intend to start on time!)

Followed by 20-30 mins Book signing, where Kim's books will be available to purchase and signed.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

This event is being organised by Busy Rascals and held at Maple Walk School which is located in North-West London, 15 minutes’ walk from Willesden Junction Station.

Please click here to be taken to our website for directions, parking info and landmarks to Maple Walk School.

Is there a minimum age requirement for this event?

This event is for adults only

Is the talk for Dads too?

Dads are welcome and encouraged. Kim talks about the impact of the father-daughter relationship.

What if I'm not a parent?

Please come, children benefit hugely from the attention of adults who aren't parents. Teachers, youth workers, godparents, 'aunties' all have a powerful part to play in guiding our next generation.

My daughter is only 5, is this talk still for me?

Parents say they no longer dread the teen years after hearing Kim speak and they feel better prepared. They come away with tools they can put into immediate use whatever their child's age.

I've got sons, can I still come along?

Absolutely, much of what Kim talks about applies to boys as well as girls.

What are the Terms and Conditions (including Refunds policy)?

No refunds, sorry. Please click here for our full terms and conditions.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email the Organiser, Sharmine of Busy Rascals at sharmine@busyrascals.com

About the Speaker- Kim McCabe:

Kim is founder and director of Rites for Girls CIC providing tools for guiding girls and supporting parents.

For more information about Rites for Girls, Kim McCabe and her book, please visit www.ritesforgirls.com

About the Venue- Maple Walk School:

Voted as one of the Top Ten Best Value Prep Schools in the UK by the Telegraph newspaper, Maple Walk is a small, independent, co-ed school for children aged 4 to 11. A Good Schools Guide School, Maple Walk prides itself on delivering a traditional curriculum in a creative environment and offer a range of extra curricular activities. Classes are small, with specialist teaching in dance, drama, sport and music. For more info, click here.

About the Organiser/Host- Busy Rascals:

Busy Rascals aims to support parents and carers with their babies and children through various classes and events. We host parent and baby, toddler, preschool children mornings Monday to Saturday between 9.30am-11.30am (time depends on class times) at the Queensbury Pub, NW2 4RS. We also run adhoc workshops at Maple Walk School, NW10.

Please see here for further information about Busy Rascals.

To view our website, please visit www.busyrascals.com

Please also like our Facebook page or check for updates on our classes and events by inserting the URL www.facebook.com/busyrascals into your website browser.

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Maple Walk School

62 Crownhill Road

Harlesden

London

NW10 4EB

United Kingdom

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