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Constructive Play in Early Childhood

Surviving and Thriving During March (April) Break

March break has been a cause of joy and concern for parents since the mid-30s. Initially connected to the local economy, it was associated with the harvest, the height of flu season, college and university...
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7 Skills for Successful Foster Parenting

Thousands of children out there are in need of a stable home. Unfortunately, there are not nearly enough foster families available for all of these kids. Have you considered becoming a foster parent? To help...
positive qualities of a foster parent

What are the positive qualities of a foster parent?

Foster parents are a very diverse group of people who come in all shapes and sizes. We are as different as the children we look after: every colour, age, and personality type. These differences allow...
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Preparing Kids for Foster Siblings

One of the most common concerns when becoming foster parents is how to prepare the children at home for life with new family members. While it can be difficult to anticipate the specific needs and...
Happy Kids Building Rapport

Building Rapport with the Bio Family

As new foster parents, you may find yourself navigating relationships that are not only completely unique but also very complex. One of the most potentially problematic relationships, however, can be the one with the biological...
Happiness in Graduated Kid

Class of 2020 – Celebrating Graduation At Home

Graduation is a right of passage that is so fun to celebrate! We would normally be gathered in large groups, posing for pictures and celebrating with your child and their friends right now, but things...