• Happy Father’s Day

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    Happy Father’s Day
    Thinking of all the fathers, uncles, grandads,
    caregivers stepping into that role,
    children missing their fathers,
    folks with challenging relationships
    with their dads,
    those who long to be parents,
    caregivers missing their children,
    adoptive & foster dads…
    May you feel cared for, loved, and safe
    on this special day

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  • Happy Pride Month!

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    “Rise up like an ocean wave, be yourself:
    Free and Brave!”
    – excerpt from My Own Way, by Joana Estrela.
    Happy Pride Month! We love you, we see you,
    and we are SO proud of you. 🏳️‍🌈

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  • Tantrums, Meltdowns and Outbursts

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    Join us as we explore how to navigate tantrums, meltdowns and outbursts, and how we can stay connected to our little ones through their big feelings. Together we will learn why children have tantrums, what is taking place developmentally, what happens in the brain, and what are they communicating through their behaviour. We will look at practical strategies of how to provide connection and support for our children (and for ourselves) during these challenging moments.

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  • Online Storytime June

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    Join us for Online Storytime throughout the month of June, filled with songs, puppets, felt stories and easy art activities!

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  • Consent and Boundaries Workshop

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    As parents and guardians, we can worry about keeping our children safe – whether that’s from scrapes and bruises or hurt feelings. But what about protection from unsafe relationships and abuse? Body safety education can play a role in empowering children with preventative skills. We can teach our little ones to seek help or self-advocate if they feel unsafe or experience abuse.

    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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  • Ahoy Long Weekend!

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    We will be closed on Monday May 23
    for Victoria Day.

    You can still call our helpline (778.782.3548)
    and leave us a voicemail, or send us an email
    and we will get back in touch with you on
    Tuesday May 24th.

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  • Tuning into Temperament

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    Workshop: Tuning into Temperament: Monday May 30th @ 10am

    Every child has their own unique temperament. Learning how to tune into our child’s personality helps us to work with their specific traits and strengths, rather than in opposition to them. How do we support our “spirited and active” children with organizing their feelings? How do we create a sense of safety for our “cautious” little ones in new situations? Join us as we learn how our personality interplays with that of our child’s, and explore strategies in supporting their unique way of being.

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  • Connecting Before Correcting

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    “You cannot teach the mind
    before you have the heart.
    Connect before you direct.”
    – Dr. Gordon Neufeld.

    Read on to explore some connection strategies…

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  • Mother’s Day Blessing

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    Happy Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day Blessing: ⁠
    May those with children feel appreciated⁠
    May those grieving empty arms be comforted⁠
    May those mourning and missing the ones
    who gave them life⁠
    Be wrapped in goodness and love today⁠
    – Tamara Rice⁠

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  • Online Storytime May

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    Join us online for our Online Storytime with songs, stories, felt stories, puppets and easy art activities. Every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6pm

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