Saturday, May 1st 2021
1:30 – 2:30 pm EDT
This seminar approaches motherhood as a positive and enriching experience. Every year a speaker offers encouraging wisdom to mothers of all ages and stages.
This year we welcome Germaine Maxwell, RN, beloved Mamma G, first cook of Chilawee Trails Camp for Girls. Germaine spreads laughter and optimism wherever she goes. Join us for this fun event! Register for a chance to win awesome prizes (see here for an example of these)!
Our event will be virtual over Zoom. Register to receive the Zoom link and to be entered into our prize draw.
Neeje continues to support girls and women of all ages throughout this pandemic nationally and this year we also want to help our sisters in Venezuela. One scholarship costs $500 CDN. See here for more details.
“Laugh your way to a happier you … and them!“
Past Topics and Speakers Include:
2020: Jocelyn Freundorfer, MA, Managing self-perceptions: Mothering during the covid-19 self-isolation
2019: Paddy Dupuis, BA, “Finding Joy: A How-To Guide
2018: Veronique Fohr, MSc, “Parenting with personality: yours, mine and theirs”
2017: Martine Messier, “How to Maintain and Strengthen Family Relationships”
2016: Dr. Kathleen Lalande CPsych, “Fostering a love for learning: strategies to help kids learn more and moms stress less”
2015: Barbara Padolina, Dir. of Character Ed., Hawthorne School for Girls, “Minding the Adolescent Mind: Living with Teens”
2014: Christine Muggeridge: “Home Essentials”
2013: Daughters Brown “It’s worth it – a mother’s legacy”
2012: Bridget Bagshaw “Stop in the name of love: Making time for loving”
2011: Irene Freundorfer “Motherhood, a lifetime adventure”
2010: Nicole Scheidl and Karen Assaly “Yummy Mummy or Dashing Diva”
2009: Patricia Dupuis “Authority, Respect & Friendship: Parenting Pre-Teens & Teens”
2008: Barbara Padolina “Mission Possible: Putting Family First”
2007: Eleanor Warren “Balancing Life on a Tightrope: Juggling the many roles of womanhood”
2006: Mary Goyens “Happiness in the home begins with Order”
2005: Patricia Dupuis “Discipline: the key to emotional development in children”
2004: Irene Freundorfer: “Turning a house into a home: the importance of affection in family life”
2003: Irene Freundorfer “Mom, You’re Incredible! – no one quite like you” and Nadia Callochia “Tips and Techniques for Styling Mom”