Resources

Child Reading Book

Canadian Institute of Child Health

An organization that provides information, education and advocacy for the health of children and youth. www.cich.ca

Caring for Kids

The official website that provides parent-friendly information on topics relating to children's physical and emotional health. www.caringforkids.cps.ca

Family Service Canada

A national voluntary organization that represents the concerns of family and family serving agencies and organizations in Canada. www.familyservicecanada.org

Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs

An association of family programs that promote the well-being of families by providing national leadership, consultation and resources to those who care for children and support for families. This site has a section called "Making Choices" which provides professional evaluation of a variety of common parenting programs. www.frp.ca

Alberta Family Wellness Initiative

A comprehensive website of resources for parenting, teaching, and working with children and families, based on the latest research in brain architecture and best practices. www.albertafamilywellness.org

Healthy Parenting Free Online Canadian Home Study Program

An organization that provides information, and parent education online for parents and caregivers of children from 0 to 5. www.healthyparenting.sk.ca

Canada Adopts

An online adoption meeting place for adoptive and birth families based in Canada, with information, resources, discussion forums, reading list and links to blogs about all aspects of adoption and parenting. Canada Adopts

Special Kids Canada

An organization that offers parenting resources for parents of children living with special needs. This is a one-stop resource directory.www.special-kidz-canada.com

Brilliant Beginnings Canada

An organization that offers parenting classes direct to parents on-site and developmental play programs for children aged babies to preschoolers. www.brilliantbeginnings.ca

Attachment Parenting Canada

A national organization that provides research based attachment parenting information and classes for families, caregivers and organizations. www.attachmentparent.ca

Radical Parenting

Learn the parenting relationship from the point of view of the child. This site features kids of all ages and talks about their lives and realities for parents to better understand their challenges. www.radicalparenting.com

Family Fun Calgary

A website that offers fun events and resources around Calgary for parents and children. www.familyfuncalgary.com

PACT - Parents And Children Together

A unique program that provides a play experience for babies, toddlers and preschoolers at the same time as a parent discussion group led by a Parent Educator for parents. www.pactcalgary.com

Fussy Baby - Spirited Child Support Group

An organization that offers parenting support opportunities for parents raising fussy babies/spirited children. www.thefussybabysite.com

Natural Parenting Site

An Australian organization that offers parenting support, services and products for Natural Parenting. It's an online guide to Pregnancy and Birth. www.natural-birth.com.au

JB Music Therapy

JB Music Therapy Inc. (JBMT) provides music therapy services to Calgary and surrounding areas including Red Deer. www.jbmusic.ca

Renewed Parent

A Canadian resource of parent coaching. Renewed Parent - Parent Coaching

Our Family Wizard

Provides parenting resources during separation and divorce. Our Family Wizard

Universal Circle of Women

A new Canadian organization that empowers women to know themselves and connect/support/empower each other through face to face facilitated meetings. Universal Circle of Women

Fostering Solutions

We are an independent fostering agency who are passionate about ensuring positive outcomes for children and young people. Fostering Solutions

Positive Parenting Ally

A wonderful website that provides parenting articles on attachment parenting and attachment theory, positive parenting and unconditional parenting! Positive Parenting Ally

Take a Hike With Your Children book

A new book outlining different hikes and walks with children in the Canadian Rockies. Take A Hike With Your Children

Lets Learn Together

A new series of free normative parenting seminars for parents and caregivers in Calgary. Lets Learn Together

Grappling With the Growlies book

A wonderful book for children to help them handle their anger. Grappling With the Growlies