Infants

Doesn’t Parenting Come Naturally?

There are those who believe that when parents come to understand the importance of the relationship between themselves and their child, when they are truly attached to the child, then parenting, knowing what to do, will come naturally and instinctively. … Continue reading






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Protect Your Kids From Disease

Hello, The kids are back to school and that means all kinds of changes in their daily reality. One is that being in groups in school means that they are exposed to many more germs. But, serious disease is preventable … Continue reading






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How To Find a Qualified Parenting Educator

Hi, Today, parenting information is everywhere and it can be a challenge for parents, for workplace wellness directors and for meeting planners for determine who would be a qualified, credible speaker for their event. There are two things that you … Continue reading






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What Do You Want For Our Children in 2013?

 It’s almost the New Year and time to think about 2013. It is always the time that I look at all our children and hope and wish for a better world for them. And now that I am a grandma … Continue reading






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How Great@Home–Great@Work Can Benefit My Workplace

“We have a range of resources for the parents in our workplace. Why should we choose Great@Home–Great@Work?” Good question. Family friendly workplaces already understand that supporting parents in the workplace is a good business decision. Because problems at home always … Continue reading






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How to Children Open the Door to Life-long Friendships

Hi, For the past six weeks I have been attending the Baby Days presentations put on by the Public Health Nurses in Richmond BC.  My job is to soothe whichever twin needs adult arms, my daughter takes the calmer one … Continue reading






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Effective Parents Make Effective Employees

 Effective Parents make Effective Employees  For most parents, September marks the beginning of the New Year. School is back in session and the routine for the rest of the year is in place. Even parents of babies and preschoolers treat … Continue reading






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New Grandma Plays with the Infants

I wrote today’s newsletter for me. This is the day I will meet my two grandchildren who are going to be born later today. They are all I can think about at this time so I decided to remind myself … Continue reading






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Becoming Grandma: 3

The day is getting closer. Soon I will be a grandma.  What kind of grandmother will I be, I wonder. When I was a girl my grandparents lived on the other side of the country. I was in Ottawa, Ontario … Continue reading






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Guidelines for offering kids choices

Hi, The beauty of parenting workshops is that the practical, useful and down-to-earth information stays with parents. I have often heard from parents months and years after a workshop. They will let me know how the workshop shaped their parenting … Continue reading






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