Tag: Parenting

Finding calm after the pandemic through Self-Reg

In late 2016, a group of us traveled to the People for Education annual conference in Toronto for parents, guardians and educators. We were blown away by the keynote speaker who talked about the stress of living in an era where youth know “how to keep going,” but generations had

Still needing to be heard

University of Waterloo’s Dr. Dillon Browne spoke to youth, then caregivers, about mental health after the pandemic. One key takeaway: Listen.

Beyond High School is providing urgent help to graduating students

Urging students to plan beyond high school is a step forward in community wellness.

Be an Emotion Coach for the Teen in Your Life

Dr. Maisha Syeda and Maria Ibanez of Western University explain the difficulties teens have in regulating their emotions and how caregivers can help.


Ann Douglas spoke to parents and guardians in mid May. Her message is to ask for help and be the help someone else needs. That’s the beginning of The Virtual Village.

Ann Douglas: Compassion is Key to Hanging onto Mental Well-being during COVID-19

Author Ann Douglas is well known for her compassion for today’s parents. She shares her thoughts on getting through the trials of COVID-19 with Erin Mills Connects.

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