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8/27/2020
When: Thursday, August 27, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Where: Remote via Zoom
United States


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MWL Professional Parents Affinity Group is pleased to continue its partnership with Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (“LCL”) to offer this ongoing PARENTING discussion group! MWL is pleased to welcome Jill Carlson, MA LPCC, and a case manager at LCL, who will serve as our discussion group facilitator each month.  

 

These monthly gatherings are currently being held via Zoom to discuss, debrief, and destress!  We welcome anyone interested in discussing the joys and challenges of parenting through all stages of development, ranging from infancy to grown children. The group is open to all lawyers, judges and law students.  Feel free to attend one gathering or as many that fit into your schedule.  We will offer a variety of formats and topics related to parenting, depending on the needs of the group. Each month, we'll be sure to include some time for open sharing, stress reduction, information gathering and community building.

 

This month the group will be focusing on education and helping kids achieve in the times of COVID-19. The entire spectrum of parents are encouraged to attend, whether you have toddlers or teens. 

 

The article below speaks to some of the difficulties of schooling and being a working parent:

 

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/07/please-open-schools/614605/

 

All gatherings will take place on the 4th Thursday of the month @ noon–1 pm via Zoom.   (The Zoom link and call-in number will be shared prior to each session with those who have pre-registered.  Link above.)  The discussion group is free. All members will be asked to commit to confidentiality.  

 

 

 

ABOUT MWL PROFESSIONAL PARENTS

The MWL Professional Parents Affinity Group hosts monthly luncheons and events, which provide a relaxed environment for MWL's working parents to meet with one another, network, and share their experiences, challenges and successes, as it relates to their families and their professional careers. Based on member input, upcoming gatherings will feature both focused discussions led by a speaker, as well as more casual opportunities to meet and network with one another. The group plans to meet on the 4th Thursday of every month at noon in the MWL offices. All members are welcome to join and get involved. For more information, please contact MWL Affinity Group Co-Chair Alona Rindal (alona.rindal@usbank.com) or MWL Executive Director Debra Pexa (dpexa@mwlawyers.org).

 


 

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