Parent/Child Mother Goose
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is a group experience for parents and their babies and young children which focuses on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs and stories together. Parents gain skills and confidence which can enable them to create positive family patters during their children's crucial early years, and give their children healthy early experiences with language and communication. There is no cost to parents who participate. For a list of organizations throughout BC that deliver the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® to families, here is a hyperlink showing a list of organizations offering the Program. http://nationalpcmgp.ca/
Here is a list of organizations that deliver Parent/Child Mother Goose
Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program
A Parenting Program for parents of children birth to age 5. Meet with other parents of young children; share questions, concerns and ideas about being a parent; learn about child development, safety, health and behaviour; discuss real-life parenting situations; work together with the support of a trained facilitator; discover positive ways of parenting. To find an organization that delivers the Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program, click on the following link. http://www.bccf.ca/families/programs/nobodys-perfect.
Here is a list of organization that deliver Nobody's Perfect
BC Child Care Resource & Referral Program
Child Care Resource & Referral Program (CCRR) offers quality child care referrals, resources and support to all child care providers and families in over 400 communities across the Province of British Columbia.
Infant Development Program
The Infant Development Program serves families with children, age birth to three years, who are at risk for developmental problems.Locate the Infant Development Program in your community.
BC Government has launched a Families First website. click here
Find services, learn more about the Families First Agenda, and share your ideas. Click here to see the full agenda
Pacific Post Partum Support Society
The society offers telephone support and weekly support groups throughout the lower mainland. Pacific Post Partum Support Society
StrongStart BC Early Learning Centres
StrongStart BC programs are located in school facilities and fulfil government’s election platform and throne speech commitment to use underutilized school spaces to deliver early learning services. StrongStart Early Learning Centres.
Ministry of Education
Additional Parenting and Child Development Information Links:
Positive Parenting (Videos) www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/child_protection/positive_parenting.htm
Welcome To Parenting
This website has a variety of topics including reading and language development in children ages 0 through 9 years. It describes listening, talking, reading, and writing expectations for each age-range. Everyday activities are given to help parents encourage their child’s language and literacy skills.
Your Child's Development Milestones
Quit Smoking Community
Information and Tips For Parents From Centres of Excellence for Early Childhood Development
Responding to Children's Needs
Discipline-How much is enough?
School Transition - Starting school on the right foot
Aggressive Behaviours-1 Better management through understanding
Aggressive Behaviours-2 When should we be worried?
Aggressive Behaviours-3 More support, for better prevention
Parents' Practices - Aboriginal Parents - When responsiveness and beliefs enter the picture
Parents' Practices - When responsiveness and beliefs enter the picture
Sleeping Behaviour - Good sleep, for good growth
Alcohol use during pregnancy - A dangerous “cocktail”
Alcohol use during pregnancy - Aboriginal Parents - A dangerous “cocktail”
Parent-Child Attachment - A bond of trust
Parent-child Attachment - Aboriginal parents - A bond of trust
Literacy - First steps toward reading and writing
Your Childs Brain (Structure) - Building a strong structure
Your Childs Brain (Stimulation) - Showing you care is smart!
Breastfeeding - More than loving contact
Breastfeeding - Aboriginal Parents - More than loving contact
High-quality child care services - A stimulating and caring environment for children
Crying - Listen: they're talking to you!
Divorce and Separation - Paying attention to your child's needs
Eating Behaviours - A recipe for healthy eating habits
Emotions - Helping your child identify and express feelings
Language - Your baby’s first steps toward learning to speak
Preventing Reading Difficulties - It spells success!
Preventing Math Learning Difficulties - It adds up to success
Numberacy - It adds up to more than counting
Nutrition - Developing healthy eating habits during pregnancy
Social Cognition - Helping your child understand people’s thoughts and feelings
Peer Relations - Sowing seeds of friendship
Peer Relations - Supporting children to develop friendships
Child's Play - Learning that comes naturally
Physical Activity and Young Children - A fun and healthy habit
Physical Activity and Young Children - Aboriginal Parents - A fun and healthy habit
Temperament - Understanding your child's temperament
Temperament - A life-long influence
Tobacco Use During Pregnancy - Getting off to a good start with good information
Vaccines - Your child's best shot against disease