If you have a mother, are a mother, or know a mother, then you will have some things to write about during this workshop. Tammy Coia helps participants explore the complex landscape of the mother-child relationship. 

When it comes to the mother-child relationship, we all have so much we could write about. During this important one-day workshop, we will explore our very first relationship -  the relationship with our mothers.

Whether you reflect back on this connection with joy or sorrow, join other creative, curious writers and delve into this topic. Writing personal stories about this unique bond can be an avenue to challenging myths and healing psychological wounds.

Tammy shares how writing about her painful relationship with her mother has not only strengthened their relationship, but deepened her understanding of their relationship dynamics. Leave this workshop with a deeper understanding of yourself and the person you call mom.


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About Tammy

Tammy Coia has been a speaker, author, teacher, curriculum and writing consultant for over two decades. Tammy's motivational and reflective seminars and classes have made her one of the elite teachers in the memoir writing field. She is the President and founder of TLC Writing Workshops, an international company providing programs and products that turn memories and words into meaningful memoirs.


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Community Contribution:

Participants will give back to the community by bringing an item from the Island Library "wish list". (Island Library is a branch of the Whatcom County Library System.) Community is a vital part of all REC Retreat events; each event benefits communities and organizations in unique ways.

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Lummi Island

is part of the San Juan Islands archipelago, located just south of the Canadian border. It's a stunning drive from: 

Bellingham 15 miles

Seattle 113 miles

Vancouver 43 miles 

Portland 221 miles

"Make it a weekend"... if you would like to extend your stay, you can select an overnight package ... choose to dine at the historic Beach Store Café for dinner on Saturday night, spend the night in the deluxe accommodations at REC Retreats, relax in the hot tub and by the cozy fire,  and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast on Sunday. Make your reservation now, as lodging is limited. (included: lodging, breakfast  excluded: dinner)

Daytime-only participants are warmly welcomed to join us for dinner at the historic Beach Store Café before catching the ferry home. 

Returning TLC Writing Workshop participants receive $25 off. For details, please contact REC Retreats.

Tammy and REC Retreats will be offering four TLC Writing Workshops in 2018. Register for all four = $550. Contact REC Retreats to register for the series of writing workshops.

TLC Writing Mother's Legacy
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Thanks in advance! By registering, you are agreeing to bring an item from the Island Library's "wish list".