Fall Transitions for Parenting

In today’s blog, we will be talking about fall transitions. I know, I hear you thinking, already time to transition to fall? Fall does not start September 22nd this year. However, each year as August draws to a close, I hear the challenges families face with adjustments to bedtime routines, morning struggles, packing lunches, and…

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Stop the mommy wars and let’s build a village of those striving for improvement!

Stop the mommy wars and let’s build a village of those striving for improvement! We have all heard the term “Mommy Wars”. And likely have felt attacked by something a person has said or wrote on a Facebook post. Today, I want to touch in with this idea that one way of seeing the world…

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Day 3 No/Little Screen Time

Hi! How is it going in your challenge? We have had grandparents from Calgary. As I write this, I hear my children laughing from the basement while engaged in play with grandpa! And then my oldest runs upstairs with his grandpa’s tablet.   Here is some of the games we have come up with today….

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5 Day No/Little Screen Time Challenge

Welcome! Today is World Read Aloud Day!  Check out our facebook video with a mostly signed Animal Boogie (Miss K has two ear infections and is not feeling well). At the end of the video, I am inviting you all to join in a 5 Day No/Little Screen Time challenge! Today, there are 2/3 of…

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Weekly Positive Discipline Tool

In many of our Positive Discipline Parenting classes, we have parents with toddlers and young preschoolers! I find that parents love the tool of “Small Steps”. This tool can be used even with an older baby. Lets use the example of an older baby of 10 months of age. This child can help out and…

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Baby Sign Language Promotes Early Language Development

A little needs to hear a word 200 times before verbally expressing the concept. However, when using Baby Sign Language (ASL signs) a child is comprehending a single word using both their visual and auditory ways of learning! Research, over 28 years worth, shows that ASL signs supports verbal English! Plus, using Baby Sign Language…

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My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language

In a playful, educational and language-rich environment; parents and children will build their American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary through whole child development activities: sensory bins and bottles, puppets, shakers, flannel board stories, music, movement and so much more.       My Smart Hands™ Level I These classes are 8 weeks in length and 50…

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Baby Sign Language in Saskatoon (My Smart Hands)

Registration is now open for Baby Sign Language in Saskatoon! Join us for Level I or Level II starting in September. Benefits of Baby Sign Language: • Helps Reduce Frustrations and Tantrums • Increases Parent/Child Interactions • Allows Baby to Communicate • Kick Starts Creativity • Empowers Child & Their Families • Children Express Interests…

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What is Positive Discipline Parenting in Saskatoon

Would you like to: -Discipline with Kindness and Firmness? -Reduce Power Struggles? -Encourage Personal Responsibility? -Find More Joy in Parenting? We’ll cover strategies that are both insightful and researched based, including: -Strengthening your Lovebugs Problem Solving Skills -Focusing on a no so Perfect Parenting -Routine Charts -Connection before Correction -Mistakes as Learning Opportunities Classes are…

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Positive Discipline Parenting in Saskatoon

Are you open to learning something new about raising children? Do you want to learn in a fun way? If so, join us for a 6 week session designed to give parents the opportunity to learn the underlying motivations of children’s behavior and the role you play in influencing behavior. Have fun while learning new…

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