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  • FAMILY ACTIVITIES ABOUT HUMOR & LAUGHTER

    Try some of the ideas for fun family activities and let us know how you liked it. Make up a funny story - every family member writes a random sentence (or a few) on paper and then put

  • FAMILY ACTIVITIES TO COPE WITH THE LOSS OF A PET

    This is a list of ideas of things you could do by yourself or with your family and friends to process Take a long hike as a family. Frame a special photo of you and your pet.

  • ART PROJECTS FOR FAMILIES

    Tear & Draw Take a paper that you don’t need (newspaper, stand paper, print paper). Tear the paper into random shapes, around the size of 1/4 letter size. Look at the shapes and think of what they remind you? Draw or paint inside of your shape. You can keep your shaped drawings and later glue them on to another paper and draw additional elements to complete the artwork. Paint Splashes Take a blank paper. Stain the paper with random splashes of paint / cold coffee / ink. Let the stains dry. Go back to your paper and try to find shapes, animals, or objects in the stains. Create your own unique art with the stains: you can draw, add more paint, glue elements, etc. Artistic Stroll Visit a museum and try to find the pencil lines and “mistakes” in famous artwork, write about that and share with your class! Take your sketchbook and pencil and go to a local market. Observe unusual objects and draw something inspired by those objects.

  • MORE THAN ONE KIND OF FAMILY

    She wiped her tears and said “I don’t know… I just feel like, now I don’t have a family anymore, I must eventually, they found a new harmony, so I said to Tammy: “You know, there is more than one kind of family one dad and their kids, some have just one mom or just one dad, but that doesn’t mean they are not a family

  • HELPING FAMILIES IN CONFLICT IN AUSTRALIA - PROF. PATRICK PARKINSON

    He is a specialist in family law, child protection, law and religion, and the law of equity and trusts His books include Australian Family Law in Context, Tradition and Change in Australian Law, Family Law and the Indissolubility of Parenthood, The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes (with Judy Cashmore Parkinson served as Chairperson of the Family Law Council, an advisory body to the federal Attorney-General He was President of the International Society of Family Law.

  • HELPING PETS & THEIR FAMILIES AT THE END OF THEIR LIVES - DR. ERICA DICKIE

    Dr. Erica Dickie is a veterinarian, mother of two young boys, and lover of all animals. She was drawn to palliative and end of life care after losing her heart pet Smokey January 2019. Feeling the depths of the loss, she felt her true calling was clear: she wanted to support pet parents through this most difficult time with compassion, understanding, and grace. This started her path towards becoming a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Veterinarian and opening her mobile pet hospice practice (Black Creek Mobile Veterinary Services @petcomfortvet) in 2020, advocating for the good death revolution. She is passionate about honouring, validating, & normalizing pet loss and grief. Watch the two videos of our interview with Dr. Dickie about how to prepare to say goodbye to your beloved pet.

  • MUSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH FOOD

    SOUND EGG HUNT What You Will Need An even number of Plastic Eggs (Easter Eggs) or any small containers A Variety of foods that can fit in the eggs/containers with different textures that will produce different sounds when being shaken in the egg/container (uncooked pasta, candy, cut up veggies, fruits, etc.) Masking Tape (to close the eggs) and to label the egg/container Pen and Paper How to Play Assemble 2 eggs containing the same food item. (Beforehand) Label each egg with a number and write down which numbers match with each other. (Beforehand) Once all the eggs are assembled, have your child start shaking the eggs to discover the different sounds. Have your child see if they can find the matching sounds. For an extra challenge: Don’t tell your child what food was put in the eggs/containers and see if they can guess what food is in each pair. Check out these fun songs about food:

  • MUSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH HUMOR

    Musical Clothes What You Will Need A bag full of clothing (the wackier, the better. Include things like wizard hats, capes, party props, etc.) Chairs Music player How to Play Arrange the chairs in a circle for everyone to sit. When the music begins playing, the bag with the clothes and props is passed. When the music stops, the person with the bag has to pull out one item from the bag and put it on. Continue until the bag is empty. Whoever has the most items of wacky clothing on, is the winner! Check out these funny videos:

  • MY EXPERIENCE AS A CHILD OF DIVORCED PARENTS

    They badmouthed me and my family behind my back and were unable to understand how difficult my life was To add insult to injury, when I was invited to my few friends’ houses, I saw families that treated each To the kids going through a parent’s divorce: even though it is frightening to see your family crumbling Little by little I have accepted that my family is different, and I have learned not to judge my parents the cards I was dealt, and I have learned that sometimes it is best to keep your distance from your family

  • MUSICAL ACTIVITIES - DRAW THE MUSIC

    Supplies needed for this activity: One big paper (A3) or four small papers (A5) Crayons or paint with

  • MUSICAL ACTIVITIES ABOUT LANGUAGE

    Explore New Cultures & Languages Multilingual Songs Music Activities for ESL Children Explore New Cultures

  • PARENTAL ALIENATION - DR. JENNIFER HARMAN

    If you're going to watch one interview about divorce - this is the one I recommend! We have interviewed so many wonderful experts on divorce and each one of them has Brough a unique and thought provoking perspective on the subject. However, being a child who experienced the abuse of parental alienation I feel that this is the most painful affect of divorce to kids. Please take the time to watch all the videos of our interview with Dr. Jennifer Harman on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhv2slCLcFZzKtN4IJJhI-eOD0bOTEOu0 Dr. Jennifer J. Harman is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University. She is an award-winning teacher and researcher based on her research on the topic of parental alienation, which has been the primary focus of her research for the last 10 years. She has published over a dozen peer-reviewed, scientific articles and studies on the topic, as well as several book chapters and a book. She has conducted training programs for mental and legal health professionals in several U.S. states on the topic of parental alienation, is the President of the International Council on Shared Parenting, and is on the Board of Directors of the Parental Alienation Study Group.

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