• 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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  • 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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  • Research on Sharing

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    Although preschoolers can appreciate
    sharing as a social norm, they don’t
    really embrace the principle until they’re
    at least 7, according to the study,
    published in the journal PLOS One.

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  • The Myth of the Only Child

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    As couples are starting families later
    in life and they are facing increasing
    economic pressures, more and more
    parents are wondering whether or not
    they will have that second child.

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  • Parenting is Collaboration

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    Parenting is a so much about teamwork,
    and more often than not, partners parent
    differently. When parental differences can
    be aligned, this collaboration provides
    opportunities for sharing, creativity, and
    understanding one another better.

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  • UBC study – Fathers and Chores

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    A very recent study out of UBC, soon to be published
    in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological
    Science, reveals data showing that in homes where
    fathers pitched in, daughters held broader career
    goals.

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  • Parenting In A Digital World

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    ” It is the personal paradox of our time:
    never before has there been so much
    opportunity for families to plug in and
    at the same time disconnect.
    ” Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD

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  • Mindful Parenting

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    Mindfulness is a term used to describe a way
    of striving to be more aware and present in
    our day to day lives. We live such hectic lives
    that being mindful helps us to slow down and
    absorb the moments in a deeper way than we
    normally might.Applying mindfulness to parenting
    can bring many benefits to the parent/child relationship.

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  • Understanding Temperament

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    At Information Children workshops we talk
    a lot about temperament. Understanding more about
    who your child is and how they react to the world around
    them can help you become a more effective and empathetic
    parent.

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