Mindful Mothering


Mindful Mothering

Practical Tools for Staying Awake and Aware During the Biggest Adventure of All

Monday, Nov 7, 2011 , 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Various
IONS, Museum of Motherhood
Museum of Motherhood
401 E. 84th St. (lower level)
New York City NY 10028
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Join us for this day of lecture, discussion, and experiential mindfulness practices that you can take home and use right away…

Pre-Register Online $55  l  Day of Conference $74

Schedule of Events

8:30 - 8:50 a.m. Registration

9:00 - 9:10 a.m.
Welcome to MOM. Joy Rose
, Executive Director, Motherhood Foundation, the MediaMom™, and the president and founder of Mamapalooza, Inc. a company by women, promoting mothers for social, cultural and economic benefit. Inspired by her experiences as a wife and mother in the arts.

9:10-10:00 a.m. The World's Story of Motherhood: Who Does It Serve? Taking Authorship/Authority of Our Motherhood Story. Lisa Reagan is the co-founder of Families for Conscious Living and the executive director of the online Kindred Community, with consciousness leaders and parent bloggers who are rewriting the story of motherhood.

10:00–11:00 Mindful Motherhood: The Art and Science of Staying Awake During the Grandest Adventure of All! Cassandra Vieten, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist, director of research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Associate Scientist at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, and co-investigator on the University of California, San Francisco's Mindful MAMAS Study. She is co-author of Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life, and author of Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child's First Year. and

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Break and Museum Tour

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Lu Hanessian is the author of acclaimed book Let the Baby Drive: Navigating the Road of New Motherhood, an award-winning journalist, former NBC anchor/host and Discovery Health Channel host of "Make Room for Baby". Her newest book is a children's book called Picnic on a Cloud. She is currently finishing her second parenting book, Return to Tender.

Sign Up for a Small Group Consultation with Psychologist and Mothering Expert Jessica Zucker, PhD! One hour small group consultations from 12-5. Sign up During Registration to meet in a small group with Dr. Jessica Zucker, a clinical psychologist based in Los Angeles specializing in women's health with a focus on transitions in motherhood, perinatal and postpartum mood disorders, and early parent-child attachment. Jessica is a published author and is a contributor to The Huffington Post and PBS' This Emotional Life.

12:30 – 1:45 LUNCH BREAK

1:45– 2:30 p.m.
Karen Brody is founder of BOLD, a global arts-based movement inspiring communities to improve maternity care, playwright of BIRTH, and creator of FEAR to FREEDOM, groundbreaking childbirth preparation.

2:30-3:30 p.m. Jeanne Ohm, DC is the publisher and editor of Pathways to Family Wellness, a magazine supporting mindful living and conscious choices. Jeanne is an international speaker on the wellness lifestyle and has trained wellness practitioners in the care of pregnant mothers and infants for over twenty years. She is the executive director of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

3:30– 4 p.m. Break and Book Signings

4–5:00 p.m. Question and Answer Discussion with Speakers and Audience

5 –5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks on Mindful Motherhood by Cassandra Vieten, PhD

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