Teaching Your Toddler About Consent

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jennifer was interviewed by author Devon Scoble for an article that appears in Yahoo Style.  To learn more about strategies on teaching your children about consent, click here read more »

Jennifer & The Great Parenting Show

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 | 0 Comments
Don’t miss Jennifer’s participation in Jacqueline Green’s Great Parenting Show throughout the Fall.  You can either  join the radio show live where you can interact and ask questions, or you access the replay for a limited-time.  The show is free and runs from read more »

Tribute to Chris Hyndman

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Such very sad news.  Chris was so warm and funny and always so kind to me on the show.  Chris really was as wonderful off set as he was on.  I will miss you, Chris… read more »

Something Special from Jennifer’s Recent Workshop

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jennifer recently presented to the school community of R.H. McGregor.  One of the parents was so taken with the workshop, that she created something very special.  To view, click here read more »

Why Aren’t Your Kids Listening?

Saturday, January 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jennifer shared her expertise with The Loop on how to get your kids to become better listeners.  To access the article, click here. read more »

Becoming a Happier Parent

Saturday, January 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jennifer’s tips are featured in Chatelaine’s article, “Three things you can do to become a happier parent”.  Access the article by clicking here read more »

Today’s Parent Video

Monday, December 1st, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jennifer is featured in a number of Today’s Parent videos.  After clicking here, click the ‘load more’ button at the bottom of the Today’s Parent page to learn more from Jennifer. read more »

Watch us on CBC’s Steven and Chris Show

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Watch us Tuesday, November 25th on the Steven and Chris Show! read more »

Helping Kids with Boredom

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Click here for more information on helping kids when they complain that they’re bored… read more »

Getting your Kids to Help with Chores

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Click here for more insight on how to get your kids to help with Chores read more »

Today’s Parent 60-second Commercial

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 | 0 Comments
View this fun little promotional piece from Today’s Parent on celebrating your family – click here read more »

Wipe Out Whining

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Kolari contributes to a great article in Today’s Parent.  Click here to read more… read more »

8 Secrets to a Successful Playdate

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Kolari contributes to a great article in Canadian Living. Click here to read more… read more »

This Is Why Your Kids Aren’t Listening

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Loop has published a great article full of tips from Jennifer Kolari on getting your kids to be better listeners.  Click here for valuable insight. read more »

Discover Your Resilient Self-Telesummit

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Please join me and 20 of the world’s leading parenting experts for the Discover Your Resilient Self: Tools to Increase Strength, compassion, and Renewed Family Joy when your Child has a Mental illness. Are you frustrated or discouraged with parenting advice that doesn’t read more »

Today’s Parent: Jennifer Talks with Stacey Stein

Sunday, June 8th, 2014 | 0 Comments
To read more about “the daddy phase”, click here:  http://www.todaysparent.com/toddler/daddy-phase/ read more »

Jennifer’s Interview on CBC

Monday, May 26th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Call of the Day:  It’s just a cookie.  Why is it so hard to say no?!  Access this link to hear Jennifer’s interview on CBC – http://www.cbc.ca/player/AudioMobile/Ontario+Today/ID/2457194680/  read more »

Jennifer on The Great Parenting Show

Monday, May 19th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Don’t miss Jennifer’s interview on Jacqueline Green’s Great Parenting Show at 1:00 on May 22, 2014.  The topic of the show will be “The Kids Aren’t Alright:  How to Parent in the Age of Anxiety and Entitlement. This Thursday, Jennifer is being interviewed read more »

Lessons in Sharing the Love

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lisa Bendall interviewed Jennifer Kolari for her article, Valentine’s Day for Kids, which appears in the February edition of Reader’s Digest.  Pick up a copy to see what special things you can do for your children to celebrate this special occasion.       read more »

Shopping with Kids (Nearly) Stress-Free

Friday, December 13th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Pick up some great tips on shopping with kids during this busy time of the year.  Toronto Star article written by Jacqueline Kovacs features Jennifer Kolari’s tips.  http://www.thestar.com/life/holidaygiftguide/2013/12/12/shopping_with_kids_nearly_stressfree.html read more »

Jennifer is Presenting in Vancouver, BC

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jennifer will be participating in The Vancouver International Children’s Festival. Jennifer’s presentation will  based on her book, Connected Parenting, and will be part of PEP Talks 2013. PEP Talks is a speaker series that strives to inspire parents and help them to read more »

Watch us on CBC’s Steven and Chris Show

Sunday, October 6th, 2013 | 0 Comments
We will be talking about something very relevant to today… censorship. With the Miley Cyrus controversy circulating multiple media outlets, we will be addressing concerns such as should your children be watching her? Should there be discussions about Miley’s behaviour and its read more »

Connect with Children During Tech-Free Time

Friday, September 6th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Kolari offers four ways for parents to interact with their kids and make the most of  tech-free time.  Four ways for parents to connect with their children. read more »

Set Ground Rules Early

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 | 0 Comments
See the Vancouver Sun’s article on advice from Jennifer Kolari regarding children and fashion:  Set Ground Rules Early to Encourage Age-Appropriate Dress read more »

The Truth About Lying: Parents Magazine

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Kolari is quoted in an insightful article on kids and lying.  “All kids tell whoppers sometimes. The way you handle it can determine whether the fibs fade or become a big, fat problem”.  Read more read more »

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