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14Dec No Comments
Social Calm

Social Calm

At this time of the year, there are many opportunities for connection. Social gatherings, family visits and celebratory meals mean that we get the chance to reconnect with old friends, meet new ones and share traditions with families. Opportunity or...

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#HolidayCalm

#HolidayCalm

Our focus for the month of December is #Calm. This month can feel harried and crazy, even if it is filled with stuff we really want to do. And of course, every month has bits and pieces of things that...

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15Dec No Comments
5 tips for enjoyable holiday time

5 tips for enjoyable holiday time

Only a few days left, and the kids will be home for the break. How long will it be until some adult in your house is nagging at kids to get off of technology or help with the housework? How...

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17Dec No Comments
Parenting is: Creating time for your family

Parenting is: Creating time for your family

As the last weeks of 2015 play out, we are reminded of our theme: This year, we've spent time recognizing and shifting excuses, taking responsibility for our own behaviour and our parenting. In doing this, we've modeled for our kids...

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Parenting is: model intentional spending

Parenting is: model intentional spending

AND WE'RE OFF! The countdown to Christmas (or Chanukah - or whatever your family tradition) has begun! For many families, this means lists and shopping, parties and concerts, wrapping and traveling. It usually also means SPENDING! As Emily Holland writes...

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6Dec 2 Comments
Surviving Holiday Meltdowns

Surviving Holiday Meltdowns

Despite prayers and wishes to the contrary, we cannot control our children’s behaviours. We CAN control our own and that is especially important when Holiday celebrations become holiday disasters. Here are 5 tips to get you invited back next year:...

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