Category Archives: Guidance

Positive Discipline Parenting Course

As parents we know children don’t come with a set of directions and effective parenting skills are learned, not inherited. Michele and I are excited to offer the Positive Discipline Parenting course based on the extensive work of Dr. Jane … Continue reading

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Digital Identity

This week I joined the grade 6 students as they explored their use of the Internet and how their online behaviour is related to their own online identity. The focus of the lesson was to begin formulating a plan of action for; … Continue reading

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Positive Parenting Workshops #3 and #4

Please join us for the upcoming Positive Parenting Workshops #3 and #4 Positive Parenting Workshop #3 Please join Michele Moskowitz and Lolita Schmalenberg as they welcome Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kate Threlfall from the Southside Family Health Centre. Dr. Threlfall will offer … Continue reading

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How Playing can help a child engage and cultivate friendships

Re-engage with your inner child  and recall how  important play used to be to you.   Over the years, as we mature, we forget the creativity that is in all us and how it was ignited through playing.  Do you … Continue reading

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September 22, 2014 Parenting Workshop (Positive Parenting

Join the LS counsellors as we present an introduction to Parenting the Positive Discipline Way. (For parents who have students in grades Pre-k through 6). This will be a dynamic and interactive workshop. Parenting the Positive Discipline Way is a … Continue reading

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Big Brothers / Big Sister’s Peer Mentoring at CDNIS

The Big Brother / Big Sister program matches G11 & 12 students with students G3 – 6 in a one-on-one relationships to provide guidance. Through this special relationship, peer mentors provide advice and support and serve as role models for … Continue reading

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Parenting the child who has ADHD

Once again we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Jadis Blurton http://www.blurton-fdc.com as she talks to us about parenting our children who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) What  do  you  do  with  a  child  who  may  be  bright,  flexible, … Continue reading

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New Student Pizza Lunch

What’s a great way to make friends? By breaking bread together and sharing stories… or in this case- PIZZA! All new students in grades 1 – 6 are warmly invited to join Lolita Schmalenberg and Michele Moskowitz for the New … Continue reading

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Raising Girls

What a fantastic turn out we had for the Dr. Jadis Blurton session on ‘Raising Girls’. Over 150 mothers joined us for the two hour session. With humour Dr, Blurton debunked some of the myths about women/ girls, shared relevant research … Continue reading

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Moving on Up!

Transitions can bring both feelings of excitement and trepidation for a student but when that transition is a move to the next division in the school these feelings are often shared by both parents and child. With this in mind … Continue reading

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