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Wellness Blog

Parent/Caregiver Book Club: Featuring “Good Inside” by Dr. Becky Kennedy

For parents and caregivers. In this weekly book club, parents/caregivers will read & discuss chapters of the featured book “Good Inside” by Dr. Becky Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy highlights various parenting principals and how to use these to build connection and address behaviours within families. Throughout this 8-week group, principals will be explored together through discussion… Read more »

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Fostering Self Esteem in your Child

Parents/caregivers We all know how important self-esteem is for our children and teens (not to mention ourselves). Explore some strategies that we can implement in our everyday parenting. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Balancing Empathy & Expectations

Parents/caregivers Understand the impact that empathy and expectations can have on the behaviors of children and teens. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Communicating with Your Child

Parents/caregivers Learn why it matters that we manage our emotional reactions “in the moment” and gain some strategies for doing this. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Positive Interactions With Your Child

Parents/caregivers Discover the difference between praise and encouragement and learn new strategies to encourage your children in today’s world. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Connecting With Your Child

Parents/caregivers Explore the difference a moment of connection with your child makes when your goal is to modify their behavior. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Herbert St. Groups

Learn more about the groups for pregnant and parenting individuals under 29 years of age here. Village – Herbert Walk and Roll – Herbert Prenatal Parenting – Herbert Pre and Postnatal Public Health – Herbert Postnatal Education – Herbert Speakers Corner – Herbert Village Drop-in

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Transition to Parenting

For parents with children aged 0-2 years in need of post-partum mental health support. There is no training for becoming a parent. Although exciting, the transition to having a new baby at home can also be challenging. Transitioning to Parenthood is an 8-week series where you can talk with others who have a new baby,… Read more »

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First Time Parents

Parents and caregivers of babies aged 0-6 months. First time parents/caregivers are welcome as well as those just looking for a refresher! The First Time Parents Group is a 10-week, parenting support and educational program for first time parents and caregivers. Come together and build a community! Join us to talk about breastfeeding, introduction to… Read more »

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Growing Healthy Together

For pregnant people and their support people Join our Program Coordinator, Registered Dietitian, other pregnant people, and their support people, to talk about your healthy pregnancy! Through this program we offer referrals to other community support, information about healthy eating during pregnancy, tips on cooking and making meals and much more! *Participants do not have to… Read more »

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