Here are links to two interesting articles:

The first is a blog post from the BC Council for Families website. It discusses some of the advantages of allowing kids to get bored, and how boredom encourages creativity. Take a look!

The second article appeared on the Maclean's website. Author Ken MacQueen writes about his interview with injury-prevention expert, Mariana Brussoni. They discuss the benefits of allowing children to play unsupervised. Take a look!

Vancouver Westside Childhood Development Hub offers Wednesday Workshops to support adults who work with young children. This season, parents are also welcome to register and attend the workshops! Workshop topics include: information regarding post partum depression, art therapy, music, technology, and difficult conversations. Read through the poster below for more details and then click on it to take you to the Westside Hub website to register for a workshop.

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