(From Healthy Families) In the current issue of Family Connections, the quarterly magazine for family service professionals in BC, we explore some of the many facets of our complex family relationships.
(From Healthy Families) Does participating in parenting programs improve parent and child outcomes? That’s the question that researchers from Trent University in Ontario recently set out to answer. A Reappraisal of the Nobody’s Perfect Program was published online in the Journal of Child and Family Studies in February 2011. It is a follow up to [...]
(From BC Early Years Community Developers) Children’s Right to Play: An examination of the importance of play in the lives of children worldwide Bernard van Leer Foundation This working paper discusses why play is fundamental to the health and well-being of children and argues that both state signatories to the United Nations Convention on the Rights [...]
(From Healthy Families) Just in time for Mother’s Day, a new study from Dove gives moms across the country something to feel good about: a majority of Canadian girls identify their mothers as their biggest female role model. Six in 10 girls between the ages of 10 and 17 named their mothers when asked who [...]
(From CRRU). http://www.bernardvanleer.org/Young-children-in-cities-Challenges-and-opportunities?pubnr=1271&download=1 “This edition of Early Childhood Matters looks at young children’s experiences of growing up in urban settings. A quarter of the world’s children live in poor urban settlements – a fact which presents opportunities to deliver accessible services cost-effectively, but also poses many challenges. The challenges explored in these articles include violence [...]