• Kids do Well if they Can

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    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’…..

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  • Your Child’s Speech

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

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  • Teaching Resiliency

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    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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  • Teaching Resiliency

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    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 in
    adverse circumstances to
    overcome the odds and grow up
    to become….

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  • Too Much

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    At Information Children we frequently hear
    from parents who are wistful for the day when
    their child can talk, or their child can walk,
    or from parents who can’t wait for the day
    when their child is toilet-trained or when
    their child can read to themself.
    Raising a young family today can be busy.

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  • June 23rd Fundraiser Thank You!

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    Thank you to everyone who supported Information
    Children and attended our Summer Fundraiser.
    And special thanks to those who donated their
    talents, their time and special gifts to the Silent
    Auctions:
    The Speakeasy Bar & Grill for use of their venue,
    Marlee Eheler for her time and organizational
    skills, James Alexander, John Docherty and the
    Contra-band for their great music,
    Tengo dancers, Deborah Lynn &
    Santiago Yanez for their passionate dance
    and donation of beginners tango workshop.
    Glenn Knowles of GEM Chocolates,
    Antonella Beifini of Citrus Hair Salon,
    Haley Automotive Group,
    the Vancouver Aquarium, Ron Gerhards,
    Starbucks Coffee, Ethical Bean Coffee,
    Louise Salvino, Kitsilano Liquor Store,
    Diane Van Dyke & Leonora Weishaupt,
    Selma Sailor, Jean Koepke,
    Miguelina Lopez, Lynda Lougheed,
    and Don Whitney, Sewell’s Safari.

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  • Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

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    In this interactive series, the focus is on understanding the unique challenges parents of children under age 5 encounter as their children move through the toddler and preschool years. Topics include but are not limited to: effective communication, the link between behaviour and temperament, understanding child development, having appropriate behavioral expectations, and responding to children’s […]

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  • Parenting is Hard Work (Birth – 5yrs)

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    This discussion based supportive series is for anyone who has ever wanted to talk about the job of parenting in a small group setting with other parents. Topics covered will be tailored to the specific needs of the participants. Some examples of topics covered are: managing temper tantrums, discipline vs. punishment, parent emotions, coping with […]

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  • Parenting in the Middle Years (6-12 years)

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    This is a supportive and educational series for parents of children ages 6 to 12 years. Understanding middle childhood development, encouraging social-emotional competency, responding to school and family life challenges, fostering positive peer relationships, communicating effectively, understanding temperament, and strategies for effective, positive discipline in the middle years will be covered. Parenting styles and coping […]

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  • Babies and Sleep – FAQ Presentation

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    The Baby’s and Sleep presentation is most relevant to parents of babies’ age birth to 1 year who are struggling with their baby’s sleep, or want to learn more about helping their baby develop good sleep habits, now or in the future. Frequently asked questions or challenges like the following are addressed: Why does my […]

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