Finding and Preserving Peace
We have entered into a very historical and life-changing moment, and we are all feeling the effects of our new reality. With schools canceled and moved online, parents have become some of the superheroes of this season.
Peace Within: Time for You, Tips for Peace
Every Monday | 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET
Start your week off right with an intentional guided meditation, some inspiration, and community connection. Enjoy a discussion of how to maintain a sense of calm in trying times, and learn from a larger community. When we can maintain our own personal sense of peace then everything else feels easier to manage. Take the time you need for yourself so you can be there for the people you love.
The Peaceful Path: Preventing Conflict at Home
Every Tuesday | 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
When we’re in close quarters with family or roommates, old conflicts can surface and new conflicts can erupt. Join this interactive session and learn simple, effective techniques to keep your home happy and calm, even when things get tough. Connect with a community and learn valuable skills you can use right now and for a lifetime.
Peace for Couples: Working Together, Better
Every Wednesday | 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET
Join by yourself or with your spouse or partner and enjoy this interactive session with a larger community. We’ll focus on the specific ways we can talk with one another so we can be heard and understood, and also understand what we’re hearing. Gain a new perspective on an old challenge, learn skills to prevent patterns from repeating, and develop stronger relationship skills.
Peace for Parents: Coping with Being Cooped-Up
Every Thursday | 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
This lively interactive session will offer easy-to-apply tips and techniques for managing a family in close quarters. Learn to prevent and manage conflicts with kids and get some great information on integrating play so everyone can have more fun. Connect with other parents and learn from a community!
Peace Through Play: Games & Activities for Families
Every Friday | 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET
It’s playtime Friday! Join this interactive session to get great ideas for playtime with your family. The games and activities suggested can be modified for a wide range of ages, use no materials, or common materials, and provide powerful opportunities for social and emotional learning, as well as heart connection. Join other parents in a conversation about what’s working for them and share your successes, too!
GET TO KNOW
Ashley McGuire is a Professional Peacemaker, Restorative Justice Practices Facilitator, Family and Business Coach, and Trainer for K-12 schools. She designs and facilitates experiences for communities, families, schools, and businesses to restore relationships, repair harm, increase communication and conflict management skills, and develop more meaningful ways to be connected with one another. Ashley is a social/emotional specialist who focuses on experiential learning and has developed programs for universities, K-12, nonprofits, family-centered and faith-based organizations, and corporations. Ashley is also a writer and a keynote speaker.
Peace Peddlers | Professional Peacemaker