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October 2019

Parenting in the Middle Years (6-12yrs)

October 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Zoom – at home BC Canada + Google Map

Parenting in the Middle Years (6-12 years) 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 technology guidelines, and strategies for effective, positive discipline in the middle years will be covered.   The goal of this series is to provide parents with a forum to learn, to share and to…

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Circle of Security

October 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Burnaby Family LIfe, 4535 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC
Burnaby, BC
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Circle of Security Workshop Starting Monday October 21, 9:30- 11:30 for 8 weeks, Information Children, YMCA Child Care Resource & Referral, and Burnaby Family Life will be starting the evidence based Circle of Security  attachment parenting program. This COS series will be held together with our partner organization Burnaby Family Life at Pioneer Community resource Centre (5th Floor), 4535 Kingsway, Burnaby FREE with Childminding (18 months and above) Space Limited You will learn how to : better understand your child(ren)’s emotional…

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The First Months, The First Year

October 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - December 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Bob Prittie Library (Metrotown), 6100 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby, V5H 4N5 Canada
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The First Months, the First Year The first months and year of parenting can be an exciting and wondrous time, but it can also be a time when parents feel overwhelmed, exhausted and isolated while juggling many emotions. Come and meet other like-minded parents, have FUN, and enjoy meaningful conversations based on topics such as understanding your emotions, setting realistic expectations, parenting tips, self-care, sleep, parenting roles and more. Pre-registration required.  This is a  funded series - no charge. Some…

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January 2020

Next Circle of Security…..

January 14 @ 9:30 am - March 3 @ 11:30 am
Parent Support Services, 5623 Imperial St #204, Burnaby, BC V5J 1G1
Burnaby, BC Canada
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Circle of Security Workshop This COS series will be held together with our partner organization Parent Support Services.Starting Tuesday January 14th we will meet Tuesday mornings 9:30-11:30 for 8 sessions until March 3, 2019 FREE with Childminding (18 months and above) Space Limited A secure attachment between child and caregiver is critical to a child’s current and future well being. Research shows that secure children have: Increased empathy, Greater self esteem, Better relationships with parents and peers, enter school more…

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Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom – at home BC Canada + Google Map

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,  the link between brain development and behavior, understanding child development, having appropriate behavioral expectations, the importance of connection, and responding to children’s misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to strong emotions, coping…

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April 2020

Circle of Security (Zooming in)

April 20 @ 10:00 am - June 15 @ 11:30 am
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Starting Monday April 20th we will meet Monday  mornings 10:00-11:45 for 8 sessions until June 15th. With the latest COVID 19 updates we will be offering this using Zoom technology. Simple to use and we can certainly walk you through the process. A secure attachment between child and caregiver is critical to a child’s current and future well being. Research shows that secure children have: Increased empathy, Greater self esteem, Better relationships with parents and peers, enter school more ready…

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We are carrying on “Keeping Calm to Carry On” – Reframing Covid 19 –

April 29 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 11:00 am
Zoom – at home BC Canada + Google Map

Covid 19 has created an unusual and unsettling situation for all of us. We are in the midst of change and uncertainty, which can create worries, fears and many questions; and yet we can positively move forward especially when we know we are not alone. Join us on Zoom to examine topics including managing fears and anxieties, self-care, how to support our children, balancing work and parenting, homeschooling and any other topics that you are concerned about. We will limit the group…

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May 2020

Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers (Zooming in)

May 1 @ 10:00 am - June 5 @ 11:30 am
Zoom – at home BC Canada + Google Map

Parenting in uncertain times.....in this interactive series, using ZOOM, we will  focus  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, the importance of connection, understanding emotions  and responding to children’s misbehaviour in ways that promote growth and self regulation. Responding to strong emotions, coping…

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June 2020

Stress Busters

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - June 30 @ 2:00 pm
Zoom – at home BC Canada + Google Map

Information Children and Burnaby Neighbourhood House will be offering the Stress Busters online workshop for all families.   ·         Are you feeling overwhelmed, agitated, isolated? ·         Are you experiencing and increase in both parent and child meltdowns and tantrums? ·         Do you have worries of leaving the house, staying safe and going to the playground or park? ·         Are you finding it difficult to balance your self-care and "me time" with the demands of your children?   With summer beginning and two more months without school, we would…

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July 2020

Online FREE New Parent’s group – The First Months, The First Year!

July 16 @ 10:30 am - August 20 @ 12:00 pm
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Thursdays 10:30 AM -12:00 PM: July 16th - August 20th, 2020 The first months of parenting can be an exciting and wondrous time, and there is so much to discover and learn! It’s a time of self exploration and it can also be a time when you, as a new parent, feel overwhelmed and exhausted while juggling many emotions. We will explore different topics related to becoming a new parent. We will explore conversations based on topics such as understanding our…

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