Dear Mothers & Sons-
Imagine a day dedicated to YOU. A day where you can learn how to be better people for each other, experience interactive and handson activities, shop, meet new friends, see old friends and share two uninterrupted meals together. Can you imagine a day just for YOU?
Well...that day is December 1, 2018 and it is FREE! Join mothers and sons from across the New York Metro area for a day that will change your lives forever. A day that you will never forget!
Here is what you can expect:
*interactive and engaging workshops
* resourceful vendors
*yummy breakfast & lunch
Registration is quick and easy! Just click the 'REGISTER' button below and complete the registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VENDOR & SPONSORSHIP
We still have vendor and sponsorship opportunities available. If you are interested in receiving information about being a vendor or event sponsor (in kind or financial), email us at email@example.com
How to Tell Your Mother No & Still Live
Participants will learn how to have difficult conversations with your mother. This workshop will also provide tactics to use as well as role playing to further deepen the learning tools.
Managing Your Emotions
Participants will learn how much is too much when it comes to emotions. This workshop will also focus on mainstream stereo-types associated with boys and their feelings.
Manners & Etiquette for Boys
Participants will learn proper etiquette & manners for everyday life, restaurant manners & chivalry. Workshop will include skits and hands on activities
I'm About My Money: Understanding Money & How to Use It
What is money? What is money worth? What is money used for? Participants will learn money basics including saving, bank accounts and how many works.
Code Switch: Strategies for Boys & Young Men Growing Up in the Culture & Climate of New York City
New York is a tough city that is even tougher on boys. With the increased incarceration of boys/men of color, struggling schools and neighborhoods and other community and social issues, being a male in New York City can be extremely challenging. This workshop will discuss strategies and tips for being successful in the concrete jungle of New York City.
Creating Healthy Relationships Inside & Out
Healthy relationships are important for successfully raising healthy sons. Participants will learn how to maintain healthy relationships with themselves, food, their sons, other people' as well as; to manage their own emotions so they can model self control for their sons; and strategies for improving and strengthening current relationships.
Saving Our Sons: The Impact of Violence & Trauma on Young Males
Trauma and violence disproportionately impacts the lives of boys and young men of color. Consequently, there are often psychological wounds left by violence which leaves boys and their families deeply scarred and experiencing unrelenting stress that can carry over into the adult lives of boys. This workshop will engage mothers in conversations to discuss the impact of violence on boys and young men, strategies for prevention and ways mothers can support their sons impacted by violence.
Advocating for Your Son in School & in Life
Are you unclear about navigating your child's academic progress? Are you uneasy about contacting school staff? Does school jargon confuse you? Learn how to speak up to help your child succeed academically, socially and vocationally.
Help! I'm stressed out!
Mothers wear many has when raising children. Sometimes the competing priorities can get the best of her. This workshop will provide strategies for mothers to use when they feel stressed and overwhelmed.
Teambuilding General Session
MEET THE CREW
FOUNDER & VISIONARY
Rachel Dolcine, MPA, CPM
CEO, Compass Consulting & Training Solutions, LLC
“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill
"When a woman gives the birth to a son, she has a chance to give the world a real man" (Unknown.