Back To School Season. Worries can be heightened at this time. Youth counsellor gives insight into some thoughts kids often have and shares practical mental health tips parents can use to be supportive.
Category Archives: Parenting Teens
Self Care for Parents with Child with ADHD
Seven strategies to keep your mental health and emotional needs in focus. A how-to article for parents who are raising a child with adhd.
Building A Family Culture of Gratitude
“Can you buy me .?” they ask again. Would you want to have an atmosphere of more gratitude in your family? Get tools today to make thankfulness a yearlong celebration.
Get the Most from Parent-Teacher Meetings
Get the Most from Back to #School Nights. To help you prepare reflect on 6 key topics that might be relevant for your first conversation with your child’s #teacher. #backtoschool #howto #edmonton #stalbert #sherwoodpark #stonyplain #alberta #therapy
HIDDEN GEMS IN SIBLING RELATIONSHIPS
Persistent fighting can be discouraging for parents who want everyone to get along. Learn how to see the love and possibility that’s masterfully hidden.
How To Raise Kids Who Can Succeed
8 Secrets to success revealed for parenting. Do you want to know what you can do to give your child the success advantage? Read and grab handout at the end too.
The Stressed Parent’s Guide To Homework Without War
The conflicts that surround getting your child to do homework can feel exhausting, and you may think “This is breaking down my relationship with my child”. We offer solutions and resources to help you.
How This Mom Makes Her Kids Get Along
Discover how to raise siblings without the rivalry – ok, not real, well, at least with less physical and emotional injury and keeping more of your sanity. Yes, we can offer that.
Winter Family Fun
Parents & Kids Enjoying Winter Together – A Customised Guide Snow, Sub-zero winter for 6 moths a year. Not all family members love that. According to Environmental Canada, snow fall can occur from October to April. Temperatures can range from 10 degrees to -35 degrees. Darkness is a companion. Many individuals become inflicted by lowerContinue reading “Winter Family Fun”
What’s Reasonable to Expect from Your Child’s Social Skills? – Info and Tips.
Selman (1981) proposed an idea of how children’s skills and perspectives on friendships develop over time. Outlined here as well are suggestions for how you, as a parent, can use this to guide and support your child’s social skills and strengthen your family relationships. Stage 1: Friendship Based on Proximity (3-7 years) Definition: Anyone whoContinue reading “What’s Reasonable to Expect from Your Child’s Social Skills? – Info and Tips.”