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The importance of 1-on-1 time with children

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 | 0 Comments
According to a recent Statistics Canada study, in 1986 workers devoted 4.2 hours a day to family activities. By 2005 that had dropped to 3.4 hours. Between 2006 and 2008, family time plummeted 30 percent in the U.S., according to a report read more »

Do you know if your child is stressed?

Monday, November 26th, 2012 | 0 Comments
While programs like ballet and hockey and advanced math enrich our children’s lives and offer them skills they will use to build better selves, children need a healthy dose of parent time to really be rounded out into balanced beings. Just in time read more »

Public Workshop on “Hyperparenting”

Friday, November 16th, 2012 | 2 Comments
Are you a hyper parent? What if you are? What can be done about it? Learn about this common parenting blunder at a rare open-to-the public workshop by foremost brain-based parenting expert, Jennifer Kolari. When: Monday, December 3, 2012 from 7-8.30 pm Where: Bialik Hebrew read more »

Bullying and other mental health issues

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 | 0 Comments
On Wednesday, February 6, Connected Parenting’s Jennifer Kolari will tackle bullying and other mental health issues in a “not-to-be-missed” seminar at Swansea Public School. Does your school need to hear this talk? Find out how to book a workshop here. read more »

November 19 – “Parenting Teens” seminar

Saturday, November 10th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jennifer will be speaking at Victoria Park Collegiate Institute on Monday, November 19 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Her main focus will be Parenting Teens – Saying ‘No’ when the world says ‘Yes’… read more »

Talk about tweens

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jennifer explains how to deal when you start to notice your tween is rolling her eyes at you and treating you as if you’re so, like, not cool. Effective parenting tips here: read more »

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