March & April 2021
- Grow & Learn Sessions (April 2021)
- Baby Talk (Mondays) - Spring 2021)
- Circle of Security-Starts April 22
- Positive Parenting Workshop Series (Mar 24, Apr 7 and 14)
- April Family Resource Network Programs
- Bundle of Support Group (Pre & Postpartum Support) May 11-June22
Grow & Learn
60-90 minutes in length and feature Parents will have the opportunity to ask questions and will walk away with valuable knowledge, resources, and information about local programs and services.
Session #1: Choosing Quality Childcare
Date & Time: Wednesday, April 22nd from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Information: If you're currently looking for childcare you won't want to miss out on this session. Learn all about what you need to look for when researching quality daycare or dayhome options for your child, and get your questions answered.
Session #2: Fostering a Multicultural Lens in Children
Date & Time: Wednesday, April 28th from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Information: Join us for an interactive conversation with a social worker from Action Dignity! Learn some of the easy ways to introduce diversity, race, and equality to our children. Helpful resources and ideas for parents will be shared including suggestions about which toys, books, and shows families can enjoy to help spark important discussions, and foster a multicultural lens in children as young as 6 months of age.
A community-based program for moms, dads, grandparents, and babies up to 12 months of age
Information: Connect with other parents while learning about different topics and areas related to your baby's development Hosted virtually with one of our Caregiver Support Facilitators, different parenting and/or developmental topics and resources are presented each week, along with time for questions and answers. Please register with a Public Health Nurse by calling (403) 365-5403.
Dates & Times: Mondays from 1:30 - 3:00pm
WebEx Link to Join Sessions: https://cityofchestermere.webex.com/cityofchestermere/j.php?MTID=m49206f5761814b4915c7b0c2b7907160 - Please use password "Baby"
Monday, April 12th - Breastfeeding: Join us with a breastfeeding specialist from Chestermere's La Leche League. Bring your breastfeeding questions, concerns, joys, or challenges, or just come to listen.
Monday, April 19th - Language & Development: How to encourage speech, and language development, and the importance of early literacy.
Monday, April 26th - Your Baby's Eye Health: Connect with an eye doctor who will share information about your baby's vision, and when to book their first eye exam.
Monday, May 3rd - Dental Health: Join us to learn from our Community Oral Health Specialist who will discuss the importance of oral health in babies, toddlers, and young children.
Monday, May 10th - Feeding Baby Part 1: Introducing solid foods with the Community Dietitian.
Monday, May 17th - Feeding Baby Part 2: How to make homemade baby food with the Community Dietitian.
Monday, May 24th - Statutory holiday, NO SESSION
Monday, May 31st - Baby Cues & Attachment: Bond with your baby by understanding, recognizing, and responding to your baby’s cues.
Monday, June 1st - Sleep & Bedtime Routines: Up all night? How to create healthy bedtime routines.