Montessori Parenting Workshop
Join 40+ year Montessorian – and local – Sonnie McFarland for a 6-sesson Montessori Parenting Course at Watershed!
Sonnie and her late husband Jim wrote the award-winning book, Montessori Parenting: Unveiling the Authentic Self. Integrating the Montessori Method and how parents/caregivers can observe, reflect, and act towards children with understanding and confident resolve.
Cost: $200 for the full 6 sessions. Covers an individual or a couple with book included. Childcare will be provided at Watershed while parents are taking the workshop at a reasonable cost. More information coming.
Join us on the following dates from 4pm – 6pm:
January 29, 2019
February 5, 2019
February 12, 2019
February 19, 2019
March 5, 2019
March 12, 2019
Sonnie & Jim McFarland
From the moment they met on a blind date more than 45 years ago, Dr. Jim and Sonnie McFarland knew their lives were brought together, to not only learn and grow as a couple but to share unconditional love with the world. For more than a half century combined the McFarland’s have studied, practiced and taught peace education topics including: community building, conflict resolution, effective parenting techniques, healthy interpersonal communication and self management awareness. Their greatest desire is to provide instruments to help all people, adults and children, to unveil their true authentic nature and manifest love throughout their lives; thereby creating a peaceful world.
Sonnie is recognized around the globe as a visionary and pioneer in the field of education for peace and consults nationally and internationally on community building, effective parenting, adult centering techniques and peaceful living skills for children and adults. She has worked in education for more than 40 years as a Montessori classroom teacher, head of school and consultant. She was active on a multitude of boards and educational committees, has written and published articles in numerous magazines and has authored several books. In 2011, she was awarded the Living Legacy Award by the American Montessori Society.
Shining Mountains Press
At Shining Mountains Press we believe in the natural beauty of life. We dedicate our work to creating a centered sense of peace within every individual, adults and children alike, building sustainable cooperative communities and encouraging all people to honor their authentic nature as well as their neighbors.
As a family owned business, we work together to meet the needs of our clients, we share a passion for respect and we delight in sharing this love with others.