Nurturing the Power of Connection & Growing Together with Love.
This Circle is specially developed for girls ages 11+ and their mother, female caregiver, and/or role model mentor. In this circle, women and girls join together in combined and age-appropriate groups to strengthen their bonds through shared listening, creative expression, and skill building. Using the Once Circle Foundation's "Heart of the Matter" curriculum the focus is on promoting empathy, communication skills, stress reduction, setting limits and honoring boundaries, exploring meanings and messages about female identity, identifying relationship accountability, and experiencing affirmation together and within their broader female community.
Mother-Daughter Circle offers girls and their moms, caregiver, or role model mentor:
STRENGTH: Affirmed and strengthened in a caring circle, girls and women experience increased trust, confidence, and power to be themselves.
PURPOSE: By participating in meaningful, mother-daughter relevant discussions and capacity building activities, women reinforce their vital roles with their daughters and daughters receive the nurturing developmental and emotional support they need.
GROWTH: Girls and women grow together and strengthen their relationship to one another and connection to others as they share diverse strengths and capabilities that shape their lives and their communities.
SKILLS: Through discussions and creative arts activities, girls and women are seen for who they are, address and build skills in the areas of relationships and self-care, clarify purpose and goal setting, develop conflict and stress management skills, and more…