I just read an article that said motherhood is an institution and it needs an upgrade. Fatherhood, too, is an institution that hasn't necessarily served men, their partners, and their kids, well. But stepping out of the paradigm is tricky, too. There are no rule books, handbooks, guidelines, maps... but there are a lot of … Continue reading Growing Great Children presents Dad’s night at the Distillery, May 28, 6pm – 7:30pm
Spring Fling – Dust off your Bling! A new take on Glamour & Glitz takes place Saturday, April 7. Growing Great Children is hosting their annual ladies night out. Dress up or wear jeans, whatever you are comfortable in! Join us for a silent auction, shopping from a variety of vendors and dancing to music … Continue reading Growing Great Children presents Spring Fling – Dust Off Your Bling
Life with a zero to 6 year old (or several) is a circus, anyway. Why not embrace it? Growing Great Children host their annual free playdate at the Pemberton Community Centre.
Growing Great Children & Vancouver Coastal Health Present: Journeying within Parenthood: Making a Change Saturday June 4th 2016 10:00-12:30 Sea to Sky Community Services Meeting space in Pemberton Using the metaphor of a journey, participants will embark on choosing one small change or shift that they have wanted to make that will honour their preferred … Continue reading Journeying within Parenthood: Making a Change, free workshop for parents, Saturday June 4, 10am – 12:30
For Parents: Honoring Your Journey: The Rewards and Challenges Of Becoming a Parent Where: Sea to Sky Community Service Society. 1347 Aster St. Pemberton When: Saturday, April 9 10:00am-12:30pm Why: To honor your lived experience of adjustment in life after having a baby. To explore strategies to cope with the challenges we encounter. To seek … Continue reading Growing Great Children presents Honoring Your Journey: The Rewards and Challenges of Becoming a Parent, Sat April 9 10am
For Pemberton area mamas, this is probably the social event of the season. Growing Great Children's annual ladies night out at the Pemberton Meadows Golf Course is Saturday November 28. There will be Christmas shopping opportunities, DJ Pete, dancing, appetizers and one free drink included in the $20 ticket. The Meadows shuttle will be doing … Continue reading Save the date and get your tickets now, for Glamour & Glitz, Saturday 28 November
The ever-evolving MADE, celebration of Music Art Dance and Expression, has added some new twists this year, so be sure to mark Saturday October 17 in the calendar and get your art-fix in. Under one roof, at the Pemberton Community Centre. As Pemberton Arts and Cultural Council chair, Marnie Simon says: Come be inspired by … Continue reading Make it to MADE, October 17, for a day of kidlet fun or an evening of grown-up art appreciation
Well, who doesn't want to be a calmer happier parent? UPDATE: But I'll just have to wait to find out more. This presentation has been postponed until the New Year. We'll keep you posted!
Growing Great Children is hosting a free family event on family literacy... Hands on Play, Storytelling, Physical Play, Parenting talk on literacy, snacks provided. 1pm, Pemberton Community Centre.
When I fell pregnant, the universal response was "Congratulations!", quickly followed by "Sleep now, for you will never sleep again." It's probably fair to say that sleep deprivation is one of the biggest challenges associated with new parenthood. (It's also becoming a widespread health "crisis" for professionals, executives, non-parents, and regular folk, as lives get … Continue reading Event: Free Sleep Workshop, August 31