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3 Tips For Parenting A Teen with Anger
News Posted On Apr 01, 2022

3 Tips For Parenting A Teen with Anger

The teenage years can be challenging for most parents and guardians. Your teenager is figuring out how to be an adult and enjoying childhood at the same time. They can be moody, unpredictable, and adventurous. It is a lot to take in for your youth and…

Rahwa's Story
News Posted On Mar 01, 2022

Rahwa's Story

Rahwa is a single parent and an immigrant. She always said to herself, “I can handle everything on my own.”  At one point, things became uncontrollable and she felt like collapsing. This is when Rahwa decided to seek professional help. Rahwa connected…

Why Active Listening is Important in Parent-Child Relationships
News Posted On Mar 01, 2022

Why Active Listening is Important in Parent-Child Relationships

How can I make my child feel heard? What can I do to listen more proactively to my teen? Parent life can be tough and busy. You want to give your full attention to your children and listen to their stories, but there is a long list of chores you have…

3 Fun Snowy Day Projects for Children
News Posted On Feb 01, 2022

3 Fun Snowy Day Projects for Children

While children love nothing more than playing outside on a bright and sunny day, this always isn’t possible. Something like a boatload of snow or rain can ruin the plans of your children and force them to stay inside where it is warm and dry. However,…

Raising an Encouraged Child
News Posted On Jan 18, 2022

Raising an Encouraged Child

An encouraged child has the courage to try, learn from mistakes, and be comfortable with others and themselves. This sense of hope and confidence will be with the child as they approach life and its frustrations. Misbehaviour decreases because the child…

Aminata's Story
News Posted On Oct 01, 2021

Aminata's Story

“It’s all about love,” believes Aminata. Love and culture - the driving forces that put Aminata’s two grandchildren into her care. “We have a parable that we say in our language, "There is no bad bush to put your kid away because of their bad…

Back to School: 8 Tips and Tricks
News Posted On Aug 30, 2021

Back to School: 8 Tips and Tricks

Back-to-school season can be stressful and hectic—key parts of your child’s day such as eating a nutritious lunch can be easy to overlook. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of tips to help your transition to the new school year be as smooth…

Low Cost Summer Activities
News Posted On Jul 16, 2021

Low Cost Summer Activities

Are you looking for fun, inexpensive things to do with your family this summer? There are now more places open and more activities to choose from. Here are some activities in our city that won’t break your bank: The City of Edmonton outdoor pools are…

Free Summer Camp for Parents:
News Posted On Jun 16, 2021

Free Summer Camp for Parents: "Me" Time

Are you looking for fun and free things to do this summer? Meet other parents and learn about structure, routine, child development, emotional support, community resources, and more at The Family Centre’s free summer camp for parents! This is your…

Easy At-Home Crafts and Fun Games for Father’s Day
News Posted On Jun 12, 2021

Easy At-Home Crafts and Fun Games for Father’s Day

Who said we can’t have fun at home during Father’s Day?! We can still celebrate Father’s Day even with COVID-19 restrictions. There are many creative and cool crafts we can make at home. There are also fun and easy games we could do in our backyard…

Easy At-Home Crafts for Mother’s Day
News Posted On May 01, 2021

Easy At-Home Crafts for Mother’s Day

During the pandemic, many of us have stocked up on arts and crafts supplies. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to put your creative skills to the test! There are many funky and fun crafts that you can make with the resources you…

Fun and Creative Ways to Connect Online for Family Day
News Posted On Feb 01, 2021

Fun and Creative Ways to Connect Online for Family Day

When the new year begins, we often get back into the swing of life and schedules. Family day is an important time that reminds us to relax, slow down, and spend quality time with our loved ones. Connection with our families is more important than ever…

5 Benefits of Building a Healthy Attachment with Your Newborn
News Posted On Feb 01, 2021

5 Benefits of Building a Healthy Attachment with Your Newborn

Being a new parent can be amazing, but it can also be scary and overwhelming. At times, it can be difficult to understand what your baby wants. A strong attachment will make it easier to understand your baby’s cues. Building a strong bond is beneficial…

What to Do When Your Child is Being Bullied
News Posted On Oct 01, 2020

What to Do When Your Child is Being Bullied

Although bullying affects the majority of Canadian children, it is not a normal part of growing up. If you notice bullying, you must get involved and teach children how to connect with people in healthy ways. What should you do if you suspect or know…

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