Could you use a parenting resource kit to help with your child’s development?

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Even at the best of times, parenting has its challenges. While technological advances are increasing rapidly and what is considered acceptable is constantly redefined, it could be that as parents you have trouble finding resources to meet your needs.

Look no further! We offer parents resource kits on health and wellness on all aspects of parenting. Each of these kits contains a series of articles, fact sheets and reference materials to help you:

  • Truly understand the common problems faced by parents, through books, articles and fact sheets written by experts in the field;
  • Assess your situation by means of questionnaires, checklists and other self-assessment tools to determine the best course of action;
  • Establish an action plan to solve the problem through counselling, tactics and tools to help you take action and monitor your progress.

Parenting for 6-12 year olds kit

This kit covers the stages of physical and psychological development associated with this age group, in addition to providing resources to address key issues that children this age may face, such as:

  • Discipline
  • Self-esteem
  • Bullying
  • Schoolwork and study habits
  • Health and safety

In addition, the kit also includes a behaviour contract, two books and a DVD:

  • Kids are worth it by Barbara Coloroso
  • How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
  • Parenting with humor – is it possible? By Loretta Laroche

Parenting for teens kit

This kit helps parents of teens to apply appropriate parenting and family communication skills when getting the message across can be a challenge. It offers information on issues that teens commonly grapple with, including:

  • Self-esteem
  • Peer pressure
  • Conflict resolution
  • Drugs, alcohol and sex
  • Eating disorders

The kit also includes a DVD and two top parenting books:

  • Parenting with humor – is it possible? By Loretta Laroche
  • Get out of my life … but first could you drive me and Cheryl to the mall? By Anthony E. Wolf PhD.
  • How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

To request a kit, contact your EAP at workhealthlife.com

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