Here are some helpful resources for parents.
here are some blogs that provide excellent support on a range of topics for parents:
amiquebec.org AMI-Quebec helps families manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance, and advocacy. Most programs are free!
zerotothree.org ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.
anxietybc.com An excellent resource for parents which includes strategies for managing your child’s anxiety
melonsetclementines.com For all of your breastfeeding needs: Boutique, IBCLC consultations, café and workshops
motherwit.ca MotherWit Doula Care strives to provide the essential support services you need for your childbirth experience in Montreal, Canada.
childtrauma.org a not-for-profit organization with a wealth of resources online related to child trauma.
iaim-aimbcanada.org International Association of Infant Massage Canada promotes nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research to so that parents, caregivers, and children are loved, valued, and respected.
No Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson (2014)
Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child, Gottman, (1998)
How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk, Faber, A., (1995)
Discipline Without Distress: 135 tools for raising caring, responsible children without time-out, spanking, punishment or bribery, Judy Arnall (2007)
Parenting From the Inside Out: How a Deeper Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive, Siegel D., (2001)
The Attachment Connection: Parenting a Secure & Confident Child Using the Science Of Attachment Theory, Ruth P. Newton (2008)
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn and Why they Need to Play More and Memorize Less, Hirsh-Pasek & Golinkoff (2003).
The Go-To Mom’s Parent’s Guide to Emotion Coaching Young Children, Kimberley Blaine (2010).
Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential–and Endangered Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz, (2010)
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children. Ross W. Greene (2010).