• Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

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    With the burst of development in the early years,
    making sense of the flux of kids’ emotions and
    behaviours can be difficult for a grown up. Join
    us as we explore the ins and outs of parenting
    toddlers and preschoolers. This group will cover
    attachment and parenting styles, understanding
    and managing behaviours, supporting social skill
    development, and play.

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  • Tuning into Temperament (2-part workshop)

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    Join us for this informative 2-part workshop series as we learn how our personality interplays with that of our child’s, and explore strategies in supporting their unique way of being. This workshop series will cover: The 9 different temperament traits, The importance of attunement, Focussing on our child’s strengths, and Matching our parenting to our child’s temperament.

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  • Tantrums & Meltdowns

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    Join us as we explore how to provide connection
    and support for our little ones through their big
    feelings, keep them safe and set limits without harsh
    words, and avoid power struggles that cause conflict.

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  • Discipline, Punishment, Rewards & Praise

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    Join us as we build understanding
    around children’s behaviours, and
    explore alternative strategies to
    consequences and rewards that
    focus on lasting change.

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  • Family Mealtimes

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    Making sure our children are fed and healthy
    can be challenging! Read on to check out some
    helpful tips and strategies to make mealtimes
    easier for the family…

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  • Sleep & Bedtimes

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    Navigating sleep and bedtimes in the early years of childhood can be challenging. Join us as we build an understanding around
    typical sleep patterns, challenges in infancy, bedtime struggles in early childhood, and strategies to encourage better sleep for little ones. For parents/caregivers with children 0-5 yrs old

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  • Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

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    Join us in-person @ Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby for an interactive 6 week series as we explore the unique challenges that come with parenting these growing littles. Sessions will combine sharing evidence-based information as well as facilitating discussions around questions raised by participants.

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  • Understanding Sibling Relationships

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    Sibling relationships are often the longest lasting relationships in our lives. How do we, as parents and caregivers foster relationships that are strong and have lasting positive impact?

    Join us as we explore: the dynamics of sibling hood, the role of grown-ups in navigating the rivalry, and strategies to reduce fighting and build their bond.

    For parents and caregivers with children 2-8 yrs.

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  • Consent, Boundaries and Body Safety

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    In this foundational workshop, we will learn how to begin or continue practicing healthy boundaries, consent, and body safety. We will cover how adults can model safe relationships, pass along healthy body messages, and teach bodily autonomy. In this way, parents and guardians can create a home environment where there is an understanding of consent and a respect for the boundaries of self and others. 

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  • My Tween & Me

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    BC Council for Families developed My Tween & Me to provide parents & caregivers with the knowledge, tools & support they need during their child’s transition to adolescence. We will explore how families can strengthen their relationships with their tweens (7-12 yrs old), enrich their parenting experience, practice effective communication & guidance strategies, & prepare their children for the teen years.

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