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Parenting Workshops

Parenting with Purpose       (Every 2nd Saturday,  4 sessions)    Starts October 27, 2018

Do you often find yourself feeling rushed, frustrated and overwhelmed as a parent?  If so, you are not alone!  Life is busy and this can make your job as a parent even more challenging!!!

This 4-part parenting series will explore how you can be more mindful as a parent and set yourself and your child up for success.  The program covers parenting styles, discipline, communication, child development, and strategies for dealing with stress and anxiety among others.  Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and discuss personal challenges and triumphs.  For more information or to register, contact Empathic Life Solutions at 506-866-6940 or email info@empathicsolutions.ca

Helping Children Deal with Loss        (6 weeks, 2 hour sessions)

There are many myths about dealing with sad emotions that confuse children, such as “Time heals all wounds,” “Replace the loss,” “Be strong for others,” “Bury your feelings,” and “Don’t feel bad, have a cookie, you’ll feel better…” This program for adults will help you to replace these myths with practical guidance to help children deal with death, divorce, etc.

Helping Your Teen Manage Stress           (3 weeks, 2 hour sessions)

The teen years are filled with change, growth and stress! This program helps parents learn to recognize symptoms of stress in their teenagers, typical stressors during these years, and how to help teens deal with these sometimes overwhelming challenges. Various strategies will be explored to help teens manage their stress that can last a lifetime!