Step up and speak out

Step up and speak out

Topic: Step up and speak out:   Something wrong? When there is something wrong or a situation our teens are uncomfortable with, this is the moment when typically, they need to speak out.   Speaking out can look differently depending on the situation.  For some it is a...
Resilience in our Teens

Resilience in our Teens

Resilience in our Teens In this month’s Building Leadership presentation, Máire Cassidy explores the all-important habit of resilience; the ability to bounce back from adverse situations.  The good news is that emotional resilience is a learned ability, so our...
How your teen’s brain can focus on flourishing or anxiety

How your teen’s brain can focus on flourishing or anxiety

In this month’s Building Leadership talk, Máire Cassidy explores the teenage brain, its plasticity, emotional responses, and hormones. As adults we can experience our teen’s outburst; tears and irritability, enthusiasm and over-excitement.  How do we know when...
How to help our teens build Lasting Friendships

How to help our teens build Lasting Friendships

In our first zoom talk in our series of Building Leadership, Máire Cassidy shares with Rosemont parents some ideas on the topic of “How to help our teens build Lasting Friendships”. Friendship is the source of some of the great heartaches and joys for our...