middle school survival guide
The Middle School Survival Guide is a seminar for parents of middle schoolers, hosted by parenting educators, coaches and experts from the Seattle area.
General Safety; Red Flags; "Not My Kid Syndrome," New Safety Tools.
Technology; sites and apps 101, Family contracts, monitoring.
Stress; long-term effects, signs to look for, coping skills.
Sexuality; New Norms, Accepting discomfort, What to cover.
Drugs & Alcohol; Having and holding limits, science and the middle school brain!
Join your Middle School Survival Guides; Kim Estes from Savvy Parents Safe Kids, Jo Langford of Beheroes.net, Sheri Gazitt from TeenWise, Amy Lang of Birds+Bees+Kids, and Yvonne-Monique Aviva from Parent Tool School.
This class is designed to help parents of 'tweens navigate the first years of middle school by giving you (and, by extension, your kids) information, tools and tips about the kinds of social, sexual and personal obstacles your family will encounter.