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Workshops coming up! Hope to see some locals join us!<br><br><b>GUIDING CHILDREN WITHOUT PUNISHMENT OR REWARD</b><br><br>
Tools for Meeting the Needs of all Family Members<br>
In a Compassionate and Connected Environment<br><br>
Sponsored by Northwest Attachment Parenting<br><a href="http://www.nw-ap.org" target="_blank">http://www.nw-ap.org</a><br><br>
Workshop Focus<br>
 Why not punish or reward children?<br>
 Communication methods<br>
 Tools for empathic connection and understanding<br>
 Balancing Body, Mind and Spirit<br><br><br>
Date: Friday September 12th<br>
Time: 6 pm – 9:30 pm<br>
Location: Whispering Winds<br>
2920 NE Connors Avenue, Bend<br><br><br>
Suggested Donation: $10 - $25 per person, Scholarships available, please inquire<br><br>
Space is limited, reserve early!<br>
Please call Renee at (541) 389-2914 or email <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> with your name, phone and number attending<br><br>
About Children - babes in arms are always welcome, with older children we request that parents consider if they will be able to bring their full presence to the event. If not, please reflect on making arrangements for childcare.<br><br>
Presented by Amy Bean LPTA, LMT and NAP’s Director. Amy has been exploring gentle parenting and Nonviolent CommunicationSM (NVC) for three years. She has found compassionate communication to be an amazing consciousness in her parenting, personal and professional relationships, as well as with her Self. A variety of ideas in Amy’s parenting “toolbox” contribute to balance and joy within her role as mama, woman and partner in parenting. <a href="http://www.dancing-giraffe.com" target="_blank">http://www.dancing-giraffe.com</a><br><br><br><br><b>HEART CENTERED CONNECTIONS</b><br><br>
A weekend introduction to Nonviolent CommunicationSM<br>
Based on the work of Center for Nonviolent Communication Founder and Director of Educational Services, Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D. For more information please visit <a href="http://www.cnvc.org" target="_blank">http://www.cnvc.org</a><br><br>
Providing the guidance, space and support to:<br>
 Enhance relationships and communication with others and yourself<br>
 Learn to listen with and speak from your heart in the language of feelings and needs<br>
 Practice giving and receiving empathy<br><br><br>
September 13th & 14th, 10am – 6 pm<br>
Saturday and Sunday<br><br>
Whispering Winds Retirement Center<br>
2920 NE Connors Avenue, Bend OR<br>
Ponderosa Room<br><br>
Requesting joyful donations based on your experience of the weekend and ability to contribute<br>
No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.<br>
25% of proceeds to benefit Freedom Project and Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication<br><br>
Reserve your space! Please include name, number attending, phone and email or snail mail address. You will receive a confirmation call or email.<br>
Call: Renee at (541) 389-2914 Email: <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br><br>
Co-Facilitators: Rusty Thomas – CORE Team Member of Freedom Project<br>
Amy Bean - Director of Northwest Attachment Parenting<br><br>
Amy and Rusty have 8 years of combined experience in learning, practicing, integrating and sharing NVC, both are on the certification track with the Center for Nonviolent Communication. Their individual paths to NVC are very different (Amy via parenting, Rusty via prison), yet have brought them both to a shared place of compassion, empathic connection with others, mindfulness and desire to create community in which the feelings and needs of all are valued.
 

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Coming up this weekend! Hope to meet some MDC locals! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 
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