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Beyond Reflective Listening

Beyond Reflective Listening

When a child feels upset and possibly angry with something you have done, reflective listening may not be enough. You want to attempt to understand the false, self-limiting beliefs that create the feelings. When you are listening reflectively and notice that your child remains defensive and upset, it might be time to ask some questions. Children can have mistaken ideas about the world, especially about relationshi...
posted: Oct 1, 2019  |  views: 166  |  comments: 0
Your Baby\'s Immunizations

Your Baby's Immunizations

Infants are at a much higher risk for serious health issues from diseases that can be prevented by vaccines. This is why it is important to immunize your child according to the schedule recommended by the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control. To provide your child with the best possible protection, immunizations are routinely offered at 2, 4, 6, 12 and 18 months of age. Immunizations can be stressful for both ...
posted: Oct 1, 2019  |  views: 180  |  comments: 0
The Importance of Inclusivity

The Importance of Inclusivity

We are a month back into the school year and perhaps already used to early mornings and packing lunches. New kids and new teachers are getting used to my atypical, neurodiverse, different, unusual, quirky, non-verbal, highly sensitive, curious, funny (as in ha ha and strange) goof ball of a special kid. According to the National Symposium on Neurodiversity, “neurological differences are to be recognized and resp...
posted: Oct 1, 2019  |  views: 210  |  comments: 1
Family Cycling

Family Cycling

Vancouver Island is home to an increasing number of families who are choosing to commute by bicycle. Many are concerned about climate change and want to reduce their carbon footprint. With European style cargo bikes becoming more readily available in Canada, people are taking advantage of our region’s bike-friendly climate to hop out of their cars and onto bikes—kids, pets, grocery bags, and all. In the quest to ...
posted: Oct 1, 2019  |  views: 226  |  comments: 0
A Bowlful of Fall

A Bowlful of Fall

October marks the beginning of the cozy season. The nights grow long. The sky takes on a constant shade of grey, and even the sunshine seems faint. It is the perfect time to embrace warm and comforting foods. Soup is quick, easy and warm. Exactly the right sort of food for a cool fall night. While there are endless options for healthy and delicious soups, here are 3 recipes that feature one of the stars of October: T...
posted: Oct 1, 2019  |  views: 198  |  comments: 0





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