Monthly Archives: May 2015

RIISE Podcast: Two Indy School Moms Talk Parenting Styles

Listen in as Lynne and I discuss discipline and other parenting styles…    {Listen to Podcast} And, then be sure to join us for ourParenting Webinar on June 2 at 7:30pm, as Lynne teaches us that: Open Minds, Open Hearts Can Open Mouths – How to Have Fearless Conversations with our Children.

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6/2 Parenting Webinar: Open Mouths, Open Hearts Can…

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Open Minds, Open Hearts Can Open Mouths-How to Have Fearless Conversation With Our Children Tue, Jun 2, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Parenting Webinar Webinar for Parents: {RSVP} https://riisewebinarparenting.eventbrite.com Being a student of color in an Independent school comes with its own challenges and pressures. Our children need to know that they can talk with […]

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Ready – Set – CAMP?

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from our friends at Farm & Wilderness… How to Prepare Campers for their First Overnight Camp Experience? Include them in gathering, purchasing, labeling and packing their gear and letter writing materials Encourage them to bring a personal comfort  object that is not priceless or irreplaceable Share your own reflections and whatever you know that may […]

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Thank you, #RIISEPPC15 for Encouraging Diversity on 4.25!

Saturday, April 25, was an incredible day for encouraging diversity in independent school education. Thank you to all of our attendees, schools, sponsors, speakers, and to Abyssinian Baptist Church for hosting RIISE Parent Power Conference 2015! Participating Schools: Riverdale Country School*, The Town School*, Birch Wathen Lenox School*, The Chapin School*, Columbia Grammar & Prep […]

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RIISE In The News

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We are so honored to have our lifestyle network recently featured in a few digital publications! Read, share, and by all means comment! Thank you. DNA Info Black Enterprise Mommy Noire Navigating Independent School Education? 5 Tips for Families of Color

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Mom of The Year?

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When I stood up and asked keynote speaker, Glenn Singleton about the implications of media framing and constructing our cultural stories and experiences,  particularly in the city of Baltimore, Glenn immediately took those attending The Dalton School’s Conference – Diversity to Community, back to a particular slide in his presentation which flashed an all to […]

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