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Our Strength-Based Approach

Our Strength-Based Approach

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Signed to be Kind

Be intentional, not random with your family’s acts of kindness.

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Today’s children are growing up in a much different, much more complex and more rapidly changing world than you.

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You know parenting is your most important job, but realize it’s the hardest...

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... We believe the answer is building resilience through a strength-based approach... and the first step could be intentionally building on kindness.

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Make an intentional commitment to put kindness first with your family. Sign the pledge to commit being more kind to yourself, within your family, to your community and the world. Whoa… pretty big undertaking? It’s ok! We will send you simple ideas to take the ‘randomness’ out of being kind. Signed to be Kind is a simple step that could be part of a larger shift towards Natural Strength Parenting.
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Embrace a unique approach for our unique times.

Natural Strength ParentingTM a framework woven into all our programs at Beech Acres Parenting Center.  It uncovers the natural gifts of children by unleashing the power of parents and caregivers.  Start with building strengths, like kindness and inspire your kids with an approach that is intentional and mindful.

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Our approach highlights and celebrates families’ strengths. We help parents develop the strengths they want to use as parents, and support them in growing their kids’ strengths as well.

Shine a Spotlight on Your Child’s Strengths

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Natural Strength ParentingTM guides parents to be proactive rather than reactive. We help parents identify the values they want to pass on to their children, and stay focused on how to grow their kids into the adults they want them to become.

Draw a Family Crest

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Our method encourages parents to be present. We help them develop the tools to stay engaged with their kids in the face of competing demands, and remain calm when disruptions arise. Even better, we help parents teach their kids that too.

Printable S.T.O.P. Activity

Video to learn how to S.T.O.P. in the moment for parents & younger kids

Video to learn how to S.T.O.P. in the moment for elementary school kids

Getting Started

Understanding your Character Strengths is a key component of Natural Strength Parenting™, our unique approach to parenting. Completing the VIA Survey of Character Strengths will help you identify and understand the 24 strengths everyone has inside them.

You may have taken personality tests that focus on your negative or neutral traits, why not take an assessment that focuses on your best?

Get started by completing the free assessment here. After you’ve completed the assessment you can scroll to the bottom to see your results.

Once you and your family have completed the survey click here to learn more about Natural Strength Parenting™ or call to schedule a parent coaching session.

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Interested in one-on-one support?

  • Try our proven model, designated Promising Practice (meaning it works!) by Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP).