For the Love of Learning Episode #4
Connected Families & Connected Learning
Monday February 23, 2015 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm EST
Julie Bond Genovese
“TRUST CHILDREN. Nothing could be more simple or more difficult. Difficult because to trust children we must first trust ourselves, and most of us were taught as children that we could not be trusted.” ~ John Holt
Tonight, we’ll be speaking with 3 amazing visionaries who combine connected parenting with connected learning. Each of the women on our panel tonight bring with them a unique approach to integrative learning.
Bios of Tonight’s Guests:
Zahra Lightway is famous for empowering parents to inspire their children to lead fulfilling lives through direct parent coaching and designing alternative homeschool programs.
She was a public school teacher and administrator for 11 years, has a Master’s degree in Education Administration and founded her own school in Texas before changing direction towards helping parents create their own progressive programs.
Julie Bond Genovese
Julie Bond Genovese is an inspirational speaker, creative living coach, blogger, artist, unschooling mom and best-selling author of her award-winning memoir, Nothing Short of Joy, endorsed by Wayne Dyer, Dr. Christiane Northrup & Dr. Bernie Siegel. Julie has been featured on TV & radio including Anderson Cooper Live, NBC LX & Oprah.com. Being born a dwarf, with degenerative arthritis, was not the poison Julie originally believed – it became the cure. As she began to view her challenges as sacred choices made by the soul, everything shifted. Julie mentors spirit-led creatives on how to live outside the BS (Belief Systems,) use self-expression to transform life’s grief and energize ginormous joy.
Julie’s free 60 pg. ebook, “Release the Blocks So Creativity Rocks!” is available for download at her website www.nothingshortofjoy.com.
Josha Grant is currently a Clinical Mental Health Counselor working with families and children who have experienced developmental trauma. She is also a parenting and self-awareness coach who advocates using parenting as a tool for personal growth. She can be found at Compassion Focused Parenting on Facebook, facilitating parenting support groups and providing one on one consultations and counseling. As a mom of two teen agers who are facilitating their own education, she is constantly challenged to expand her own ideas about parenthood. She believes that compassion, for self and child, is the corner stone for parenting from the heart.
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