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Parenting Now: Online Panel Recap

posted by Scott Williams

On May 20, 2020, we held the first of three online panel discussions celebrating our 70th anniversary. CTV’s Rosie Del Campo moderated a panel of local experts as they discussed the challenges and opportunities that parents and families have during the pandemic.

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Positive Parenting “Snap Shots”

posted by Diane McGregor

KW Counselling Services has been offering quality positive parenting programs throughout Waterloo Region for over 50 years. Accredited under the Canadian Centre for Accreditation Family Life Education Standards, our Parenting with Passion programs cover a wide range of topics designed for parents and other adults interested in the wellbeing of children and adolescents. 

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Explaining Same-Sex Families to Kids

posted by Scott Williams

According to Stats Canada’s 2011 National Household Survey, there were 64,575 same-sex couple families in Canada in 2011 (up 42.4% from 2006). That same year, 9,600 children were living with same-sex parents.  Here are some tips for answering questions and having conversations with kids.

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Community Report: Exploring the Future of Parenting Education

posted by Diane McGregor

For the past two years you have been hearing about (and engaging with us) in our design project, Exploring the Future of Parenting Education. The wait is over! Our final community report on the project is now available.

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Parenting Education Resource Fair

posted by Ade Ogunlewe

Parenthood is one of life’s most important journeys. It’s a journey of life-long learning, rich with tales that must be shared and celebrated.  At KW Counselling Services, we believe that by building connections bound by shared and unique experience, we can strengthen the fabric of our communities.  

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