Category: Parent Resources

From Self Acceptance to Happiness!

Happiness can exist only in acceptance. George Orwell At Kids Now we love quotes. They are literary treasures that give us clues on how to live a good life. This quote by George Orwell in particular is very good because … Continue reading

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Happiness is inside you!

Every time we turn on the TV or check our social media feeds, we are exposed to so many images of what our dream life, body, career,  should be. We take these images and messages in and then we doubt … Continue reading

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Helping Young Teens Deal with Stress 

Article By Joanne Foster, EdD   Adolescence can be both challenging and complicated, a time of possibility and peril. Indeed, it can be a stressful time of life. Through the early and mid-adolescent years—from eleven to eighteen—changes are happening all … Continue reading

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Double Your impact NOW!

  Kids Now is excited to announce the launch of our latest campaign to help raise funds that will ensure the continuation of our program for kids in grade 7 & 8! You can really help us double our impact so … Continue reading

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Should a parent pay for their child’s misconduct?

  The city of Shawano in Wisconsin and the local police will fine parents as much as $681 if they can’t stop their children from bullying. Our Chief Kids Officer, Janet King, was asked to speak about this on Global … Continue reading

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ACTIVITY • Do you know you?

Getting to know yourself is the first thing we need in order to know where we are going, what we can do, and what we need to work on. However, in our experience of working with kids, we often find … Continue reading

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March Break to do list

Kids Now would like to wish everyone a safe March Break! Here’s our list of things to do in order have the best break yet… Make a craft     Arrange social engagements     Read a favourite passage from … Continue reading

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what happens when we notice the good stuff?

This excellent article is by Search Institute Recognizing and emphasizing strengths in young people isn’t a naïve way to ignore problems, challenges, and risks. Rather, it taps their motivations and capacities to learn, grow, and improve. When adults view young … Continue reading

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Parents & Kids: Cooking for the Soul

Article by Helen Young During pre-teen years, a variety of issues can affect our children. Today, youth are very susceptible to depression, body image issues, loneliness, and bullying. So what we can do to help? A lot! We needn’t stand … Continue reading

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Parents & Kids – Building Meaningful Connections

Tips for Building Meaningful Connections between Parents and Kids By Joanne Foster, EdD   Connections make us stronger. From infancy through adolescence, and on into adulthood, parent-child connections are important for personal growth. They provide a foundation for developing understandings, … Continue reading

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