More On Lying

Here is a link to a couple of great videos By Dr. Kang Lee of the University of Toronto talking about Lying and child development. One about what lying in young children tells us about their development (that they are quite bright!!) and another about the cultural development of lying and white lies, in different cultures people tell different kinds …

Islands Wellness SocietyMore On Lying

Videos on Hand Expression of Breastmilk

Thanks to All who made it out to last month’s Baby Steps, as promised I wanted to put up some resources about Breastfeeding that were given to me by Jessiquita Madrid,¬†who is a wealth of knowledge on all things milk. First here are three¬†videos on hand expression of breastmilk which relates to the conversation about various Breast pumps etc which …

Islands Wellness SocietyVideos on Hand Expression of Breastmilk

Fabulous Facepainters at Hospital Day!

A BIG thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who came and helped out with our face painting last Saturday for Hospital Day! So many happy faces were decorated because of your skillful and artistic work! Katie Borsario, Shiela Karrow, Betsy Cardell, Alma-Rose Siddell, Xiila Guujaw, plus all the others who stopped in and helped out, and to the Hospital …

Islands Wellness SocietyFabulous Facepainters at Hospital Day!

What’s in a Name?

Great article about the importance of recognizing quality care is more than just “Day Care” Wonder if this means we should find a more encouraging term for “babysitters?” too? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katherine-rose/day-care-disrespect-why-w_b_5353816.html

Islands Wellness SocietyWhat’s in a Name?

Family & Resource Consultant Job Opening at IWS!

The Haida Gwaii Child Care Resource & Referral program provides support, resources and referral services for child care providers, parents and caregivers in all communities on Haida Gwaii. We partner with community groups to provide workshops, training and professional development opportunities. We aim to promote quality childcare choices that meet the needs of local families. We are part of the …

Islands Wellness SocietyFamily & Resource Consultant Job Opening at IWS!

Mental Health First Aid Canada

A new study shows a growing number of Canadian children and youth are seeking help for mental health disorders at hospital emergency rooms. Now is the perfect time to take our Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth course. Learn how you can help the young people in your life get the resources they need if they …

Islands Wellness SocietyMental Health First Aid Canada