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CGCC 2e Thursday: Jen Merrill on Self-Care

  • June 18, 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom


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2e Thursday

Lessons From the Practice Room:
Problem Solving Your Own Self-Care

Jen Merrill, music teacher, gifted family advocate, and author of If This is a Gift, Can I Send It Back?, will join us for a discussion on the importance of self-care for parents of 2e kids.

Successful musicians develop the ability to take a step back from their playing and isolate problems in the music so they can formulate a plan to solve those problems and improve. Parents of gifted and twice-exceptional kids can learn those same skills to objectively isolate problems in their self-care and fill those gaps, allowing them to better do the heavy lifting of parenting and advocating. Drawing from her background as a flutist, teacher, and homeschooling parent of a twice-exceptional son, Jen will share tips on how to isolate the rough spots and develop a practice plan to improve your self-care.

We will meet online using the Zoom meeting software, which will allow you to join the meeting on your computer, via an app on your phone, or by calling in on a dedicated phone number.

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