Parental Tip of the Month:

“A parent is no more than a gardener, his/her job is not to shape the kids into something they are not, like a bonsai tree, but rather our job is to create a safe environment that allows the kids to let go and find their unique way to become whole as life unfolds in front of them.”
Yun of the Two Whos

 

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  • Kids do Well if they Can

    Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., is an American
    clinical child psychologist and author
    who encourages us to shift our way of
    thinking and change our philosophy from
    ‘kids do well if they want to’,
    to ‘kids do well if they can’…..

  • Your Child’s Speech

    By 10 months: Babbling (ba ba ba; na na)
    By 1 year: Single words (Mama; Dada)
    By 2 years: 2 word combinations ………..

  • Teaching Resiliency

    Resiliency refers to the capacity of
    human beings to survive and thrive
    in the face of adversity. Resiliency
    research has taught us how to
    help children…

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    June 21 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm

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A confluence of factors can lead to feelings of loneliness — these include: social isolation resulting from parental leave; postpartum mental health issues in either parent; exhaustion or sleep deprivation of early parenting; misalignment about parenting values and behaviours with friends and family; the social pressure to be the “perfect” parent; financial problems (so, fewer resources to spend on socializing) and a shrinking social network….