Parent's Corner

The Big Disconnect by Catharine Steiner-Adair, EdD As the focus of family has turned to the glow of the screen - children constantly texting their friends, parents working online around the clock - everyday life is undergoing a massive transformation. Easy availability to the Internet and social media has erased the boundaries that protect children from the unsavory aspects of adult life. Parents often feel they are losing a meaningful connection with their children. Children are feeling lonely and alienated. The digital world is here to stay, but what are families losing with technology's gain? Read More

Circle of Security At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Read More
Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines Get Active Your Way, Everyday for Life! Read More
They Don't Think Like We Do In our relationships with other people, we imagine that what goes on in their heads is something like what goes on in ours. When it comes to small children, this is often not true. As parents, we need to understand how our children think, so we don't misinterpret uncooperative behaviour as willful defiance. They aren't always doing this just to drive us crazy! Read More
Childproofing Your Home Childproofing your home can seem like a huge task, but when you consider some of the statistics regarding child injuries in the home, you'll realize that even the smallest prevention measures go a long way. Read More