Supportive Parenting During the Coronavirus

Supportive Parenting During the Coronavirus

Originally Posted: March 26, 2020 Written By: Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D. These are challenging and unexpected times for families struggling with a growing list of major life issues including job loss, illness, financial loss, cancellations, school closures, and...
Creating a New “Normal” in Response to COVID-19

Creating a New “Normal” in Response to COVID-19

Originally Posted: March 19, 2020 Author: Krystal Hawkins Monday, March 16, 2020 is the day the government of Saskatchewan announced school closures by the end of the same week. We were afforded four days of preparation before our children would be home indefinitely....
Play, Praise, & Coaching

Play, Praise, & Coaching

Originally Posted: October 3, 2019 By: Melissa Verheyen, M.A, C.C.C “Stop running.” “Please stay on the mat.” “Listen to the teacher.” “Sit on your bum.” “Keep your hands to yourself.”  These are all familiar phrases in my repertoire and perhaps in yours as well....
Empty Swings

Empty Swings

Original Post Date: September 24, 2019 Author: Melissa Verheyen, M.A., C.C.C.  The parks in my neighbourhood were empty this summer. The street in front of my house was quiet. My children’s laughter echoed in the silence of long summer afternoons. The words of an...