Parents, Something New!
At the tip of your fingers is Pinterest.
You can easily search out resources, tips and activities on Pinterest to help you move through the challenges and joys of the elementary and high school years. Please check out links to sites on conflict resolution, school anxiety, loss and grief, self-esteem, developing friendships, community resources and more. If you have any favourite sites let me know firstname.lastname@example.org!
November 13, Wednesday is World Kindness Day.
The Random Acts of Kindness link on our parent57 Pinterest Board gives simple ideas of how to be involved with your kids.
“No act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
Kidproof Home Alone (8+) Saturday, November 23 1 – 3
Give your kids the confidence and tools they need to be alone for short durations of time. $35.00
YMCA Celebrates National Child Day!
Saturday, November 16 10am – 1pm. Come down to Massey Drive as YMCA child care staff celebrate all things kids with FREE fun, crafts, games and activities for ages 0 – 12. www.nbcy.org
Learning Circle Literacy Program
Prince George Native Friendship Centre The focus is on Adult Learners (aged 18 and up) who require additional assistance with their education and skill development goals. One-to-One tutor services, pre-prep GED sessions, and Basic Computer training. Also available is a lending library. No cost. Educational workshops available. Contact 250-564-3568
Mediate BC is now offering distance family mediation aimed at helping British Columbians undergoing separation or divorce who find it difficult to talk to each other in person because of distance or conflict between them. Mediators use email, teleconferencing etc. and there is asliding scale based on income. Family Justice Counsellors are available to assist eligible families with parenting issues at no charge. More information is on their website www.mediatebc.com under Family Mediation Services. Pamphlets available by emailingMediation.Advisor@mediatebc.com.