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September 2017

Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

September 25 @ 10:00 am - November 13 @ 11:50 am
Bob Prittie Library (Metrotown),
6100 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby, V5H 4N5 Canada
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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 misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to temper tantrums, coping with separation anxiety, teaching social skills such as sharing and turn…

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October 2017

Parenting in the Middle Years (6-12yrs)

October 3 @ 10:05 am - November 7 @ 12:00 pm
McGill Library,
4595 Albert St
Burnaby, BC V5C 2G6 Canada
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This is a free 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 with the stresses and strains of parenting will also be included.  The goal of this series is to provide parents with a forum to…

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November 2017

The 3 T’s – Temperament, Tantrums and Transitions

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
YMCA – Brentwood Community Resource Centre,
2055 Rosser Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5C 0H1 Canada
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Baby and Me Information sessions – Come and meet other like-minded parents and learn about your child's temperament, your child’s development, and healthy strategies to support your child through temper tantrums and transitions. Parent Coaching provided after session. Please contact the YMCA to book your appointment (604) 473-7947 ext: 2506. 4 spaces available.

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December 2017

SLEEP – Facts and strategies

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
YMCA – Brentwood Community Resource Centre,
2055 Rosser Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5C 0H1 Canada
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  Baby and Me Information sessions – Come and meet other like-minded parents and learn about healthy and normal Sleep expectations, your child’s development, and healthy strategies to support you and your child. Parent Coaching provided after session. Please contact the YMCA to book your appointment  (604) 473-7947 ext: 2506. 4 coaching spaces available.

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