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STRONG Parents Podcast – Episode 3

Counsellors Kim Marie Smith and Erika Shaw are the creators of Standing Strong, a holistic health and wellness program for children and teens. With over fifteen years of experience working with children and families, Kim and Riki share their insight, experience and expertise in this entertaining and supportive podcast. If you're a parent looking for support and you believe in taking a village approach to raising children, this is the podcast for you! EPISODE 3 - NOTICING EARLY SIGNS OF ANXIETY Welcome to the STRONG Parents Podcast! Are you noticing early signs of Anxiety in your child... In this weeks podcast episode we explore the challenges parents face when they start to recognise the early signs of Anxiety in their children. It's often difficult for

STRONG Parents Podcast – Episode 2

Counsellors Kim Marie Smith and Erika Shaw are the creators of Standing Strong, a holistic health and wellness program for children and teens. With over fifteen years of experience working with children and families, Kim and Riki share their insight, experience and expertise in this entertaining and supportive podcast. If you're a parent looking for support and you believe in taking a village approach to raising children, this is the podcast for you! EPISODE 2 - WHEN YOUR CHILD RESISTS SUPPORT Welcome to the STRONG Parents Podcast! What to do when your child resists support...   In our second podcast episode we explore the challenges parents face when children resist the support they are trying to provide including counselling, mentoring, extra curricula activities and support

STRONG Parents Podcast – Episode 1

Counsellors Kim Marie Smith and Erika Shaw are the creators of Standing Strong, a holistic health and wellness program for children and teens. With over fifteen years of experience working with children and families, Kim and Riki share their insight, experience and expertise in this entertaining and supportive podcast. If you're a parent looking for support and you believe in taking a village approach to raising children, this is the podcast for you! EPISODE 1 - CREATING A SUPPORT NETWORK AROUND YOUR CHILD Welcome to the STRONG Parents Podcast! In our first episode we explore the challenges parents face with creating a support network for their children. Taking a village approach to parenting is not always easy and in this episode we explore the challenges

Experiencing Conflict After Separation?

Parents love their children and want the best for them. However, after separation, parenting often gets much tougher. Keeping Kids in Mind is a 5 week course brought to you by Communicare and Catholic Care for separated parents who are experiencing on- going conflict. The course is designed to: • assist parents to see through their children’s eyes the experience of parental separation. • develop greater understanding about how to support children following family separation The course covers the following topics: - Grief and Loss after Separation - The Hidden World of Children - Rebuilding Resilience - Bridging the Gap - Looking Back and Moving Forward Dates: Wednesdays, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March & 1st April 2020 Venue: Communicare 28 Cecil Avenue Cannington Time: 12.30pm-2.30pm

News- Relocation!

confidence, self-esteem, resilience, teen girls
Dear Standing Strong Families, It is with huge excitement, we let you know Standing Strong HQ will be relocating to a beautiful new premises. Our bigger, brighter and more secure new centre will be located at 16/885 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park. We understand this new location will make travelling easier for some families however, more challenging for others. We sincerely apologies to those of you who will find it difficult traveling and hope you will understand our purposes for moving. There are many reasons for our decision to relocate: Improved safety and security for our girls, parents, staff and facilityEasier access and parkingSize and layout; We currently support over 60 girls in our Junior Club program every Saturday so additional space will be a

Teen Mentor Information Event

confidence, self-esteem, resilience, teen girls

ARE YOU a fun, motivated and enthusiastic person passionate about helping young girls believe in their DREAMS? Would you like to be part of a very special team who are helping girls to live happy, healthy and inspired lives? If YES than we want to meet you!!! We are currently looking for more volunteer Teen Mentors to join our dynamic team and will be holding a special information session: Date: Tuesday 17th November Time: 7:40pm-8:40pm Location: 11/1251 Hay Street West Perth Limited Spaces- Booking are essential on 0432 977 810 or admin@girlsstandingstrong.com We hope you can join us to find out more about Standing Strong and how you can help inspired the lives of teen girls in Perth! Like to hear more? We’d love to chat… Please call on 0432

Help your daughter find her inner strength

teen confidence, self esteem, anxiety, body image

“My low self-esteem is starting to interfere with my life and prevent me from doing things I love. How can I learn to worry about myself less?” “People are just waiting for me to mess up so they can spread gossip and lies about me” “I was bullied at my last school and since moving schools it’s happening again. Why can’t I make friends? Is there something wrong with me?” These are the deep, honest, real thoughts coming from teenage girls. These are actual statements from the 11-14 year olds that contributed to our Girl Talk suggestions box when asked what they would like to discuss in our classes. They are typical, average kids who are going to school and have good families and appear

Information Event for Families

Would you like to learn more about Standing Strong and our programs? Would you like to meet our team and see what goes on inside our Club? Do you have a daughter aged 11-17 years who would benefit from: Improved confidence & self-esteem Improved communication skills Greater understanding of her emotions and thought processes Access to inspiring and supportive role models New friends and a wider support network Improved health & well-being Greater resilience & self-belief If yes then this is the perfect opportunity for you both to come along and experience the magic of Standing Strong first hand. On Saturday 8th August from 12noon-1pm we will be hosting an intimate information event for families and we invite you to come along. During this special one hour event we will be

Benefits of Meditation for Teens

As we all know, the teenage years are some of the most stressful and confusing times of our lives. There are so many factors contributing to the way teens feel from their school environment, friendships, family life, to the biological changes going on in their bodies. Learning to manage these stressors and find balance can be extremely difficult, for both teens and parents. At standing Strong we believe in using natural alternatives to ease the physical, emotional and biological challenges of the teen years. This is where meditation comes in. It is more than just sitting quietly, it is a development of mindful awareness. What specific benefits can mediation provide? Improves concentration. According to studies conducted, meditation can actually improve how quickly and clearly brain cells communicate with one another

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