Mentor Equipping: Helping the Helper

“Even the Helpers Need Helping: Self-Care for Mentors” featuring guest speaker, Lindsay Anderson, Mental Health Counselor, Nooksack Valley Elementary Schools Why adult mindfulness and self-care are vital for us as we mentor youth How to notice the signs that we may be...
Students need you to HEAR them

Students need you to HEAR them

In this month’s Mentoring Minute, we’re focusing on one need that we all have in common… HOPE. As mentors, we have the opportunity to bring HOPE to students when we meet with them face to face. In one hour, we can bring HOPE to them when we remember...
Tired of being tired?

Tired of being tired?

Sometimes we just need a good story: “When I am having a hard time or a really stressful time, I get to go to my mentor and forget about all my problems, or even talk it through with them. Most of the time we play games or exchange surprise treats for each other. It...
Empowering through Problem Solving

Empowering through Problem Solving

adapted from: Love and Logic Magic for Lasting Relationships Students Don’t Need: someone to solve their problems for them anyone enabling(reinforcing) their weaknesses “Having mother nurse our wounds and beat up our bullies was fine when we were five,...