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Promoting Resilience & Self-Regulation for Parents of Children Ages 2 to 7

February 3rd – 24th (Thursdays) 10:00am – 12:00pm

These classes give parents the tools & stress management strategies to help their children learn to recognize and manage their stress and emotions.  They will learn how to cope with stress and to better express their feelings & emotions, promoting social-emotional development & self-regulation.

Learn about stress from a child’s point of view as well as your own stress response, coping skills & the positive effect of taking time for self-care.

These classes are from “Kids Have Stress Too!- Strong Minds, Strong Kids” –  Psychology Canada

Learn effective ways to promote positive emotional development and self-regulation in young children.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

February 03, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

February 10, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

February 17, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

February 24, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adult Participant : 4/12

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How To Talk So Teens Will Listen (Online)

February 3rd – March 3rd  (Thursdays)  7:00pm – 9:00pm

These are important years for deepening the trust between you and your teenager.  In this class we will explore how to:

Creating a space where you can listen and respond helpfully to your teenagers (ages 12-17) concerns.
Express your own strong feelings without being hurtful.
Take action and clarify expectations without resorting to threats and punishments.
Encourage your teen to take responsibility and be thoughtful about their choices.
Work out problems together. Talk about sex, drugs and more without preaching.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

February 03, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

February 10, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

February 17, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

February 24, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

March 03, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Adult Participant : 15/20

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Sleep Strategies (Online)

February 10th (Thursday)  9:30am – 11:30am

Ideas and tips to help your child be a better sleeper. From bedtime to morning. This class supports parents of children ages 1-5.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

February 10, 2022

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Adult Participant : 9/20

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How to Talk So Little Kids 2-7 Will Listen (Online)

February 16th – March 16th  (Wednesdays) 6:30pm – 8:30pm

How do you respond to the toddler who won’t brush his teeth? The preschooler who pinches the baby? The child who throws everything she can reach? It’s hard to be a little kid. It’s hard to be an adult responsible for that little kid. And it’s really hard to think about effective communication when the toast is burning, the baby is crying and you’re exhausted. Help is on the way. Join us for this five week program to navigate and thrive in these important years. Ideal for parents/caregivers of children ages 2 – 7 years old.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

February 16, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

February 23, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 02, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 09, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 16, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Adult Participant : 11/12

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Siblings Without Rivalry (Online)

February 17th (Thursday)  9:30am – 11:30am

Is it really possible to reduce the rivalry between our children? This workshop covers, reducing anger between siblings, encouraging cooperation and support, looking at the role we play as parents, and when and how to intervene consciously. For parents of children 3-12.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

February 17, 2022

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Adult Participant : 16/20

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Challenging Behaviours in Young Children (Online)

February 24th (Thursday) 9:30am – 11:30am

Is your child hitting, biting, kicking, or has other behaviours that are challenging? Ideas and tools to help parents take control and stop the aggression. For parents of children ages 1-4.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

February 24, 2022

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Adult Participant : 7/20

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Circle of Security Parenting (Online)

March 1st – April 19th (Tuesdays) 7:00pm – 9:00pm

This is a 8 class course. Minimum attendance at 7 classes is required for certificate of completion.

The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 01, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

March 08, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

March 15, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

March 22, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

March 29, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

April 05, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

April 12, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

April 19, 2022

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Adult Participant : 3/12

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Peace Through Breath and Rest MARCH Sessions (Online)

March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th (Tuesday Evenings) 8:30pm – 9:30pm

Open to all you hard-working, tired, and needing to unwind Mommas!

Give yourself the gift of unwinding and relaxing this month. Fill yourself back up with nourishing breath work and deep relaxation, that will help calm your nervous system and deeply rest your mind, body, and soul. All you need is to be in a quiet and comfy space with a pillow, a blanket, and a warm cup of tea. Each session will offer one breathing technique and a guided body scan meditation, into deep rest.

This set of five, one-hour classes will be guided over Zoom with Catherine Nelson-Reid, our Peaceful Parent facilitator.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 01, 2022

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

March 08, 2022

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

March 15, 2022

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

March 22, 2022

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

March 29, 2022

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Momma : 0/25

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Potty Talk (Online)

March 3rd (Thursday) 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Toilet learning tips to make this milestone stress-free for you and your child. For parents of children 2-4.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 03, 2022

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Adult Participant : 6/20

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Promoting Resilience & Self-Regulation for Parents of Children Ages 2 to 7

March 3rd – 24th (Thursdays) 10:00am – 12:00pm

These classes give parents the tools & stress management strategies to help their children learn to recognize and manage their stress and emotions.  They will learn how to cope with stress and to better express their feelings & emotions, promoting social-emotional development & self-regulation.

Learn about stress from a child’s point of view as well as your own stress response, coping skills & the positive effect of taking time for self-care.

These classes are from “Kids Have Stress Too!- Strong Minds, Strong Kids” –  Psychology Canada

Learn effective ways to promote positive emotional development and self-regulation in young children.

This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

*If more than one caregiver will be taking the class, please register for each participant*

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 03, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

March 10, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

March 17, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

March 24, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adult Participant : 0/12

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