Mindful Parenting in a Pandemic & Beyond

  • 07 Jun 2021
  • 7:00 PM
  • 28 Jun 2021
  • 9:00 PM
  • DGCEC's Zoom Platform


  • Please pay what you are able.
  • Please pay what you are able.
  • Please pay what you are able.
  • Please pay what you are able.


Wendy Heckert, Ed.D.

4-Part Workshop on Monday Evenings via Zoom

Intensive: Monday, June 7, 7:00 – 9:00pm, EDT

3 Interactive Sessions: June 14, 21, 28, 8:00 – 8:45pm Eastern Daylight Time

Connect with fellow parents while exploring ways to cultivate inner sanity and loving presence through practices of mindfulness and compassion.

Parenting is a life’s work in process. This process can be energizing and exhausting, fulfilling and lonely in the best of times. Parenting in a pandemic has placed an unusual strain on our lives and our children’s lives. While there is no quick fix to the unpredictability of life, practicing mindfulness and compassion can help us respond and relate to change with a greater sense of calm, empathy and agency. 

This workshop, spread over four weeks, offers each participant a space to explore mindful parenting in a safe, confidential and supportive online environment, as well as time to practice.

  • June 7, 7:00 - 9:00pm EDT:  Introduction to mindfulness and compassion practices such as bringing kind attention to our thoughts and feelings, listening from the wisdom of our hearts, and learning about the window of tolerance.
  • June 14, 21 and 28, 8:00 - 8:45pm EDT:  An opportunity to further integrate these practices into daily life, with a brief meditation and sharing of experiences and questions. 

Attendance is important to developing a practice and a supportive community. Please make a commitment to be part of each session.

Register HERE or call 502-614-5616.  Cost on a Sliding Scale:  $65, $85, $105 or $30-Scholarship Rate.  Limit: 15 participants. The Zoom link will be sent closer to the first session.

Dr. Wendy Heckert is a certified Compassion Educator and Mindfulness Meditation Teacher with over 15 years of experience in public education as a high school teacher, administrator and leadership coach.  She is the mother of two children, aged 13 and 11.  Wendy recently founded Growing Our Voice, LLC to provide quality mindfulness and compassion practices, resources and support that inspire people to grow a more compassionate and just world from the inside out. More about her and her work can be found at www.growingourvoice.com.

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