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Parents…Are You Struggling to Raise a Child You Find Challenging?
Teachers…Are You Struggling to Teach a Child You Find Difficult?

Do normal parenting and teaching techniques backfire?
Does lots of negativity and arguing ensue?
Does escalating punishments or consequences get results?
Are simple requests ignored?
Does everyday life feel like a struggle?
Does your child positively use his or her intelligence and intensity?

Can your child identify more corporate logos than common plants? A recent survey found children could name legions of corporate logos but not 10 common plants. “Nature Deficit Disorder” is compounding ADD/ADHD symptoms.

Frank Grindrod previews The Transformational Power of Nature Mentoring in this short, free teleseminar, and recommends this resource: Coyotes Guide to Connecting with Nature: For Kids of All Ages and Their Mentors. Here’s the replay of the call: REPLAY Free Introduction: “Nurture in Nature” with special guest Frank Grindrod, founder of Earth Work Programs

Learn how a simple 180° shift in how you use YOUR energy will TRANSFORM your challenging child from a nightmare to a DREAM in as little as 5 minutes a day…see results immediately!

The Nurtured Heart Approach™, also known as the Inner Wealth Initiative, is a paradigm shift in parenting and educating. NHA is a relentlessly positive and simple approach to working with others’ intensity. It is about creating relationships that energize and support success and positive choices; creating an environment that reflects success. This is not about catching kids doing things right; this approach creates opportunities for children to see their own inner wealth. Many disciplinary methods are upside-down, encouraging poor choices by inadvertently giving more energy and relationship when children are testing their environment. Learn how you can instill inner wealth in children and guide them to ever-increasing levels of success. This approach is based on a technique developed by Howard Glasser, author of The Inner Wealth Initiative, and was originally created for kids with challenging behaviors such as ADHD, but it has been found to help children of all ages and abilities flourish.

Families, schools, human service agencies…anyone who works with children…are coming to see the amazing benefits of learning this approach.

We have been recognized as a Nurtured Heart School, and we are training teachers, parents and others in this unique approach that is committed to building inner wealth of the children and community members we all share.

To learn more, we recommend reading the book, The Inner Wealth Initiative by Glasser, Grove and Block.

WHO: Adults
WHERE: Anywhere in the Pioneer Valley, Massachusetts
WHEN: Organized as requested
HOW MUCH: Depends on size of group and location

For current schedule, visit our Calendar.
Click here to register.

I’ve known Frank through the Earthwork Program which my son attended on a monthly basis last year. My son and I also attended an Earthwork family camping weekend together. Each experience was both incredibly moving and revelational for me as I saw the masterful and magical way that Frank works with children.

He embodies the Nurtured Heart Approach. It’s not just a “method” he uses, but a natural extension of his being. Frank remembers what it is like to be a child. He knows how to let kids be kids and have fun. But he also has gift for seeing straight into their hearts. He looks right past any difficult behavior and draws out what is best, most loving, and generous in each child. Whether it’s through bushcraft skill building, exploring nature, stories, games or conversation, Frank skillfully cultivates these traits in each child until they can see for themselves and their own beauty.

Simply by observing Frank I have become a better parent. My wish would be for every parent, grandparent, and teacher to learn how to work with children from Frank. The world would be a much more peaceful place.

Penny Rosenzweig
Marlborough, MA
Mother of an 8, 4 and 1 year-old