Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic   By: Jessica Dym Bartlett and Rebecca Vivrette/   Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated social and economic stressors can undermine children’s development and well-being. Not only must they cope with major changes to everyday life, such as physical distancing and home confinement, but their…

Social Connections

Back in March we started our blog series on the Strengthening Family Framework and the Five Protective Factors.  If you missed it, you can read our blog on Parental Resilience here.   This month we’ll talking about Social Connections and why they are so important to your family. According to the Center for the Study of…

Parent Cafes

By:Sarah\ Our Parent Cafes Started October 3rd and will continue till the end of December. Some of you may be wondering what a Parent Cafes is and what to expect. Parent Cafes are a great way for parents to network with other parents and have meaningful, guided conversations about what matters most, our families and…

Parenting can be hard. Really hard!

By: Sarah Meikle/   Parenting can be hard. Really hard! I’m reminded of that each week. As parents we juggle pretty much everything like cleaning, cooking, laundry, baths, playtime and for some, work outside the home, too! As much as we love our children and wouldn’t change things for the world, at times it can…