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The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting

Raising Children with Courage, Compassion and Connection a lecture and discussion

Lecture: Tuesday, April 22, 7:00–9:30 p.m. Children's Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz Street Follow-up Discussion*: Tuesday, May 6, 7:00 - 8:30 pm Children's Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz Street | *follow-up discussion is for participants who have attended the April 22nd lecture.


Based on eight years of ground-breaking research, Dr. Brené Brown offers a new perspective of the subject of perfect parenting. She writes, "We all know that perfect parenting does not exist; however, we still struggle with the social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. It's not true. It's actually our ability to embrace imperfection that will help us teach our children to have the courage to be authentic, the compassion to love themselves and others, and the sense of connection that gives true purpose and meaning to life."

Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is an educator, writer, activist and researcher. She is a member of the research faculty at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work where she has spent the past eight years studying shame, empathy and vulnerability and how these powerful emotions affect the way we live, love, parent, work and build relationships.

 

 

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Going Baroque
Two Thursdays, January 11 and 18, 7:30–9:00 p.m. | Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard at Greenbriar. Parking information distributed to subscribers.

 

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