Why Emotions Matter 1-5 Year Olds

The way we interpret and respond to our feelings has a major impact on our behaviour, choices, and how well we cope with and enjoy life. Think about the wide […]

Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

It’s amazing, even surprising just how different children from the same family can be. Their personalities, likes, dislikes, and the ways they react to situations can all vary-a lot! These […]

Developing Communication Skills Ages 6-12

Good communication is always a two-way thing. Listening to children is just as important as what you say to them and certainly how you say it. This might not always […]

Solving Problems Ages 6-12

Life can and does throw all sorts of stuff at us. Effective problem-solving skills can mean the difference between being able to cope and keep moving forward, or feeling completely […]

Encouraging Independence 6-12

September 14, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education As children get older, they can begin to do  more and more tasks and make decisions on their own. Some […]

Managing Emotions Ages 6-12

Some children show a high level of emotional maturity while still very young. Others take longer to develop the skills needed to manage their emotions. This is normal – everyone […]

Words of Wisdom (WOW) Cafes

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These cafés generate powerful conversations that empower, inform, and energize youth about their journeys to adulthood. Give youth and young adults information about the Youth Thrive ™ Protective and Promotive […]

Raising Resilient Young People

Increasing Autonomy Ages 13+ Encouraging your young person to develop autonomy, while feeling secure doing so, and at a pace that everyone feels comfortable with, is most definitely a balancing […]

Communicating with Your Teenager Ages 13+

Your teenager is constantly moving in and out of change. They’re figuring out who they are, what they stand for, who they love, and what they want out of life. […]