New neighbourhood Safety Tips

Moving to a new neighbourhood represents a big change for everyone in the family. It’s an exciting time but may also create some stress and confusion for family members, especially children. Communicating with your children about the new home and neighbourhood...

Teaching Teens About Healthy Relationships

Setting boundaries is an important part of any relationship and help protect oneself against abuse. Our boundaries reflect our personal values and our self-understanding. Setting boundaries is all about respecting oneself and being respected by others. It is never too...

What Parents and Sitters Need to Know

  Whether you are returning to work or need a few hours to yourself, leaving your child under the care of someone new can be a daunting task for many parents. Following are some guidelines that can help parents when hiring a babysitter: Invite the sitter to a...

Travelling unaccompanied

Throughout the year many children may travel unaccompanied on a bus, train, or plane to visit a parent, grandparents or other family members. Appropriate planning with the travel companies is the best way to guard against any potential unpleasant experiences and help...