Is this REALLY the worst day ever? Check this list before giving up.

http://eponis.tumblr.com/post/113798088670/everything-is-awful-and-im-not-okay-questions-to this is a useful list to help remind us that we all need and deserve rest, relaxation and self-care in order to feel good in the world.

Islands Wellness SocietyIs this REALLY the worst day ever? Check this list before giving up.

Our Stories Behind the Stories this weekend in Masset

Looking for something to do in Masset this weekend? Check out Stories Behind the Stories Saturday, April 11, 1pm at Masset Maritime Museum Hosted by Literacy Haida Gwaii. How many children’s stories are written on Haida Gwaii? Have you ever wondered where authors get the ideas for their books? Come listen to some of our local children’s authors & illustrators …

Islands Wellness SocietyOur Stories Behind the Stories this weekend in Masset

Upcoming South-end groups for families

The Skidegate Health Center Maternal Child Health Program will be starting up some great new programs this spring. For more info call 250-559-4610. Come Sing All, a program where you can learn to sign to your baby will be on Wednesday’s 1:30 -2:30, held in the infant toddler room at the Skidegate Daycare. Begins April 15, and will continue until …

Islands Wellness SocietyUpcoming South-end groups for families

The Low Down on Language – By HG Speech Language Pathologist Jackie Taylor

As a speech-language pathologist (SLP) people generally assume that I work with kids that can’t produce certain sounds or are hard to understand. Or, if they’ve seen The Kings Speech, they also know that I cure stuttering through a variety of wacky methods. While I don’t operate quite like the SLP in The Kings Speech, I do work with children …

Islands Wellness SocietyThe Low Down on Language – By HG Speech Language Pathologist Jackie Taylor

Why Preschoolers Lie – And What To Do About It.

I’ve had a few questions lately from caregivers about what to do about preschooler fibbing. Here is a great little article I found that does a great joboffering some info. I have also ordered some kids books that can help parents talk this over. Lying: Why it happens and what to do about it by Anne Krueger Why preschoolers lie When …

Islands Wellness SocietyWhy Preschoolers Lie – And What To Do About It.

Jennifer Rice loves her IWS mug!

Had a lovely visit with our friendly MLA Jennifer Rice last week who took a mug with her as a souvenir of her visit (She loved the NDP orange :)) Today she sent us a pic of her with her “awesome mug” in Victoria. She says it is the envy of her colleagues.

Islands Wellness SocietyJennifer Rice loves her IWS mug!