Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Natick Community-Senior Center 
117 E Central St,
Natick, MA 01760

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Catherine Brunell 
SPARK Kindness, Inc. 

This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Metrowest Health Foundation. 


Digging In: Responding to Everyday Stress with Grit and Resiliency 

A SPARK Kindness Parenting Workshop

Sunday, April 30 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm at the Natick Community Senior Center 

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Are you looking for positive ways to deal with stress in your life? As a parent, do you find it hard to take time for yourself? Would you like an opportunity to take a breath, connect with other parents and learn tools to manage stress? 

If so, join us for this FREE 1/2 day "boot camp/retreat" version of SPARK Kindness, where we invite you to take some time out to focus on how to begin where you are, pursue progress and not perfection, and build a positive mindset that allows you to react to everyday stress with grit and resiliency.

  • Join us and take time for yourself!  
  • This program is free and lunch is provided. 
  • Program is led by 2 talented, funny and insightful program leaders (bios below) and is made possible through a generous grant from the Metrowest Health Foundation.

The retreat is limited 50 participants, so sign up today! (We will keep a waitlist if necessary).  Hope to see you there! 

SPARK Kindness Team Members Leading this Workshop: 


Catherine Brunell (Program Leader) is an author, trained facilitator, retreat leader and a mother of 5. She has a teaching certificate from the state of Illinois and a Masters degree in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College. Catherine is interested in everyday well being practices because they are the hardest to master and are often the most beneficial.

 Dr. Amy Pettit (Program Consultant) is a licensed psychologist who completed pre- and postdoctoral training at Yale School of Medicine and Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School. She focuses on helping kids and families translate wellness advice into their day-to-day lives.