Grandparents’ Day September 8 2013

Grandparent’s Day 2013 Happy Grandparent’s Day! Sunday September 8, 2013 marks an important day to recognize, appreciate, and celebrate Grandparents all over the world. Recognizing Grandparents What is a Grandparent? Grandparents play widely different roles from family to family and…

Food, Families, Health and the Environment

We do a lot of thinking and discussing here at Parent Support Services (PSS) on anything and everything that can have an impact on the well being of children and families. Lately we have taken some of those discussions and…

Hallowed Eve – tips for Halloween

Halloween: A Night for Treats, not Tragedies To keep children safe on Halloween, parents and caregivers are encouraged to plan ahead so that children have a wonderful time.  Your planning, “rules”, and stories will be different depending on the age…

“No One Stands Alone”

  I had the opportunity to organize and attend three days filled with events for Parent Support Services on Father’s Day weekend. It was invigorating and powerful to be put in the position to educate the public about what we…

Diversity and Kids

Great new site to check out. Embracing Diversity: Sharing our Songs and Rhymes. “An online community resource to inspire sharing across cultures.Congratulations to Bob Prittie Metrotown BranchBurnaby Public Library, 6100 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.“The songs and rhymes are wonderful!”http://www.bpl.bc.ca/kids/embracing-diversity