Tag Archives: Parenting

Giveaway for Mothers

May is Moms’ Chance to Win Alberta Moms you can win a $25 giftcard this May.  Help for Families Canada is pleased to support the celebration of motherhood while appreciating its subscribers. Contest Opens May 1, 2019 and ends May … Continue reading

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Loss Deeply Impacts Children’s Wellbeing

Death is final. Recovery is a complicated process. Supporting young children through their healing journey can be confusing; parents questions, “am I doing enough?” Here are #tips to help. Continue reading

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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
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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Straight Talk on Fatherhood – Man to Man

When life is stressful as a man, husband, father, sometimes you need some core principles to refer and hold on to. Dads you matter. Be there, fully.
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Surprising Tools Your Dollar Store Has To Help With Homework

Homework, without the tantrums or tears is possible, if you are prepared. Preparation for this conflict-ridden, unavoidable responsibility, can be easier than you think. The secret weapon is your local dollar store. I tell you what treasures to look for there.
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How to Reduce Conflict at Family Holiday Gatherings

The chain linking family and fighting can be broken. Recognise the warning signs and stop fights before they explode. Continue reading

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7 Keys to Disciplining Your Anxious Child

Living with a child with anxiety can put an entire family on edge. It is not uncommon for parents to worry about their own parenting skills as they work on raising their child through emotional turmoil. Self-doubt, self-blame, and confusion can blur our effectiveness as moms and dads. We want to help and not hurt. But, there are keys, uncomplicated strategies, that can transform you into a confident parent.
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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 … Continue reading

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