The Living Arts Workshop Connecticut

A hands-on, spirit-lifting workshop on The Living Arts: social, creative, domestic & nurturing

Friday, April 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. “Gathering the Good with the Living Arts”
and Saturday, April 14, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. “Living Arts Workshop”

4 Bluewater Hill South, Westport, CT 06880

For more information please contact: Vicky Sloat, phone: 203-232-5450

Presentations, Discussion Groups and Fun, Engaging Activities to include:

  • Photo essay on The Living Arts
  • Music and games
  • Practical life – Bringing meaning and joy to the mundane
  • Nurturing care – Simple ways to soothe and care for children
    and ourselves
  • Creative activity – Creating a simple seasonal craft project
  • Social exchange –Q&A on the day’s activities

About our Presenter, Mary O’Connell:

When her own children were young, Mary had a LifeWays home program with such a long waiting list that she decided a LifeWays center was necessary.  In 2002, she opened LifeWays Early Childhood Center in Milwaukee where she served as director for 13 years.

Mary has a business degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a student in the very first LifeWays training. She is a lead teacher and Training Coordinator for LifeWays North America and serves as Board President, and in 2010 co-authored Home Away From Home: LifeWays Care of Children and Families with Cynthia Aldinger.

Mary’s favorite thing about LifeWays is seeing both children and their caregivers thrive in a home-like environment that truly values and respects them.

Parents, caregivers, grandparents, teachers: Reclaim your joy!

Friday evening only: $10
Friday and Saturday: $75 includes lunch and snacks
Bring your partner or a friend! If you sign up two participants for the entire event, you can register both for $100 (a $50 discount!)

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