Parent Chat: Learning Responsibilities in the Home (ages 0 – 17) Plus Playtime

YW Family Resource Network 1715 17 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

How old should my child be when they start to help? What is age-appropriate chores? How do we find balance in children being expected to pitch in while still enjoying their childhood? We will be talking about helping our children learn responsibility and sharing chores around the home. Register with us for our in-person workshops […]

Free

Movement for Busy Bodies (ages 2 – 6)

YW Family Resource Network 1715 17 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

How do we promote active play? Invite your children to join you as we use materials from our home and learn how to move our bodies to stay active! Register

Free

Building your Parental Toolbox (ages 0 – 6)

YW Calgary Online (Virtual) 1715 17 Ave. S.E., Calgary, Alberta

Parents will learn more about healthy and unhealthy coping strategies that teens use when they are stressed, upset, scared, or feeling out of control and give parents tools to help their child use healthy coping strategies. Register

Free

Calgary, Alberta

YW's Effective Parenting Group is for parents/caregivers with children ages 5 and up who want to learn new skills and information about how to manage parent-child conflict and strengthen family relationships. It focuses on how to effectively manage strong emotions, challenging behaviour, positive discipline, and how to build effective communication and improve problem solving. Weekly […]

Story Time (ages 0 – 6)

YW Calgary Online (Virtual) 1715 17 Ave. S.E., Calgary, Alberta

Join us as we read aloud to the children and learn about the benefits of this fun and easy activity.  Different stories will be featured each week. Register

Free
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Financial Literacy Workshop series | Week 1: Learn About Your Assets

Calgary, Alberta

Part of YW’s Financial Literacy Workshop series, the Assets session is based on the Sustainable Livelihoods research published by the Canadian Women’s Foundation and Eko Nomos. The Sustainable Livelihoods approach focuses on working from an individual’s strengths rather than their deficits. With an understanding of the five assets areas and how they are interconnected, individuals […]

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Loose Parts Play (ages 0-6)

YW Family Resource Network 1715 17 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

Fuel your child’s creativity and sense of exploration with us. We are exploring loose parts together which are open-ended materials that have unlimited possibilities. Then bring these ideas home with you for extended play at home.   Register

Free

Building Resilience Against Bullying (ages 7-17) Plus Playtime

YW Family Resource Network 1715 17 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

This workshop will help parents and caregivers identify bullying behaviours, recognize the signs that their child is being bullied, and teach their children skills to stand up for themselves and others. This workshop will focus specifically on physical and verbal bullying and is geared to parents of preschool and elementary-aged children. Register with us for […]

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Car Seat Safety (Plus Playtime) ages 0-12

YW Family Resource Network 1715 17 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

This FREE Child Safety Seat information session is intended to provide parents and caregivers information on how to correctly install a child safety seat and to transport children safely in a vehicle. It also provides an overview of the law in Alberta regarding occupant restraints and is taught by trained volunteers through the Community Services […]

Burnout: Completing the Stress Cycle (ages 0 – 17)

YW Calgary Online (Virtual) 1715 17 Ave. S.E., Calgary, Alberta

Stressful situations impact our bodies and brains daily. We go into survival mode when facing threats, but our body does not always return to a sense of safety. Learning how to complete the stress cycle is important to our health. Come learn with us ways to complete this cycle and reduce burnout. Register

Free