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19/05 May 2019

A mother’s legacy

by Sharon Simpson   Mothers of all ages can take themselves back to those days when they were caring for infants, toddlers and little children. It is amazing how quickly those memories can flood our minds as we reflect on when we became a mother. There are days that seem like they will never end […]

19/05 May 2019

Are you raising a blessing in disguise?

by Lynne Jackson   Life brings countless trials. For many parents, a prominent trial is the raising of a particularly sensitive, intense or strong-willed child who struggles more in life than other kids. Some of these parents grow increasingly discouraged by the challenge. But those who struggle will learn to view that challenging child as […]

19/05 May 2019

Take charge at home

by Katie Pearn   Our world has changed. We now live in a time where children are ahead of their parents when it comes to technology and the internet, leaving many parents feeling lost and underprepared for the risks associated with it. Some of these risks, like pornography and online predators, can have very real […]

19/04 April 2019

Helping transform lives for over 40 years

Sonshine Community Services   by Joyce Rempel The most dangerous time for an abused woman is when she attempts to leave her abuser. Emergency shelters in Calgary offer 21 days of support to women and children – but what does one do on day 22? This is where Sonshine Centre steps in. Motivated by their […]

18/11 November 2018

Facing burnout in your family

by Dr. Dave Currie   What is burnout? At the core, burnout starts showing itself with a person’s growing inability to emotionally cope and effectively carry out their normal life responsibilities. This causes us inner stress. Through the multiplication of life pressures, mostly real – although some only perceived – the person becomes increasingly exhausted. […]

18/04 April 2018

PURE FLIX – a family alternative

by Adrian Prasad With the steady rise and domination of streaming platforms such as YouTube and Netflix, parents today are finding themselves increasingly concerned with the topic of screen time. Along with the question of how much screen time a child should have, there is an added variable of how appropriate is the content provided […]

18/01 January 2018

Alberta Bill C24: what is parenting?

by Toks Balogun   Webster’s dictionary defines parenting as the raising of a child by its parents. Wikipedia further expatiates on this by stating: Parenting is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. Parenting refers to the aspects of raising a child […]