What is LENA Start? (ages 0-4)

Virtual - Family Resource Network Calgary, Alberta

Talking with your baby is the best way to help their brain grow. Family Champion Program is launching the next LENA Start program in fall 2022. Join us for an information session as we introduce what LENA Start is and how we can increase children’s language development and so much more! Register

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Changing Families: Amendments to Canada’s Divorce Act- Law Collaboration Session

Calgary, Alberta

Changes to Canada’s federal Divorce Act came into effect in March of 2021. Come join us to learn more about these changes and the impact they may have on Canadian families experiencing separation and divorce. In this session the Strengthening Families Facilitator will be joined by guest Legal Presenters and participants will have the opportunity […]

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

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Understanding Influences: Family Conflict and the Developing Brain

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

Conflict can have a profound impact on children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development. In this workshop we will explore the impacts of family conflict on the developing brain, and how we, as important adults in a child’s life, can resolve family conflict in ways that help children learn appropriate conflict-resolution skills and build resiliency. […]

Emotionally Safe and Enriching Environments

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

This workshop will explore a variety of ways to create and foster an emotionally safe environment for families and support parents and caregivers to feel empowered to teach our little ones their entitled rights to a safe environment. Register

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Sensory Play for Little Ones (ages 0-6)

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

The first three years are a time of tremendous learning and brain development, and little ones learn primarily through their 5 senses. This interactive workshop will explore a variety of ways that parents can play with their infants and toddlers and engage their senses to promote attachment and build their brains. Register

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What to Expect: Supervised Parenting Time Explained

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

Being ordered to have supervised parenting time with your child can bring up anxiety, but knowing what to expect and being able to prepare ahead can help us be more confident, present and comfortable. This workshop will provide an overview of what to expect during supervised parenting time, provide strategies to help make this time […]

Co-Parenting with Multi-Generations

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

Do you have a big family? Are you caring for both your parents and children? Does your family have different parenting styles? Whether you have a small or big family, it can be hard to balance your parenting beliefs with others who also care for your child. This parent chat session will explore the strategies, […]

Choosing Group Childcare (ages 0-6)

Virtual - Family Resource Network Calgary, Alberta

Starting your child in childcare can be hard for the whole family. In this session we will talk about childcare in Alberta. We will learn about different types of care, what to look for in quality care and how to prepare ourselves for the new start. Part one of two. Follow up is Preparing for […]

Choosing Group Childcare (ages 0-6)

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

Starting your child in childcare can be hard for the whole family. In this session we will talk about childcare in Alberta. We will learn about different types of care, what to look for in quality care and how to prepare ourselves for the new start. Part one of two. Follow up is Preparing for […]