Mississauga

Upcoming events

    • 27 Oct 2014
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Credit Valley Hospital - 2200 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga, ON
    • 3
    This workshop is provided in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross and will include:

    ·        Recognizing an emergency
    ·        When to call EMS/911
    ·        Essential skills for treating a conscious choking baby
    ·        Baby/child CPR demonstration
    ·        Tips and tricks for child proofing your home

    Please note:

    FEE: $10 per person.  Fee is being collected on site by Canadian Red Cross instructor.   100% of fee goes toward Canadian Red Cross.  Min.  requirement of 15 participants.

    You will receive a $15 coupon to be used for future workshops at Canadian Red Cross.

    This is a non-certification workshop. This is a basic introductory workshop focusing on baby/child safety and is open to anyone taking care of babies and young children. 

    If you are attending as a couple or would like to come with someone else, please add number of guest when you register in order to show an accurate number of attendees.  

    About Canadian Red Cross:

    The Canadian Red Cross is Canada’s leading humanitarian organization that keeps people safe, informed and engaged through its ever-expanding expertise in disaster management, injury, violence and abuse prevention, community health services and humanitarian issues promotion. With the generous support of Canadians, we assist vulnerable people in Canada and also around the world as a respected member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
    • 06 Nov 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Webinar

    Parenting Webinar: Reduce morning power struggles and start your day on time!

    Have you registered for the Reduce morning power struggles and start your day on time!webinar?  Please register soon. Limited spots available.

    Do you have a child between two to four years of age? Do you struggle getting your child ready and out the door for childcare or school? Are you telling your child what to do over and over and getting little or no cooperation? Are you losing your cool and feeling frustrated or angry?

    Packing lunches, bags and getting yourself and your child ready and out the door on time can be a stressful experience. Join us and learn how to reduce power struggles and start your day on time. You’ll learn how to create a routine chart, give encouragement and use curiosity questions to teach your child self-discipline, self-reliance and the ability to think for themselves. These parenting tools may reduce your feelings of frustration or anger and help you be the best parent you can be. This webinar is free, interactive and includes a Q&A session.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with detailed information about accessing the webinar.

    Josephine Mayles is a Public Health Nurse on the Child Health Team at York Region Community and Health Services. She graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and has previously worked with the Healthy Babies Healthy Children program. She has facilitated parenting workshops in the community for 14 years and is a facilitator for the Nobody’s Perfect parenting program. Josephine is the mother of three strong willed children; twin boys aged six and a third boy aged four.


    Regards,

    Child Health Team
    York Region Community and Health Services

    • 14 Nov 2014
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Thornhill Golf & Country Club - 7994 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON
    For Parents & Professionals

    Participants will:     

    • Learn the latest research about Post Partum Mood Disorders (PPMD) and how interventions can directly impact mental health outcomes in parent and baby.
    • Understand your role in supporting a child with a mental health challenge. This session will also provide Strategies and tools in helping children with a mental health challenge to thrive.
    • Hear from Mothers who are making a difference around the world through support groups and Maternal Health initiatives.
    • Discover best practices for creating circles of support for families using "North York Moms" as a case study.
    • Discover how attachment and healthy brain development lead to enhanced children's mental health.
    • Learn how to support new families to create a Healthy Start by increasing awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

    Pricing:

    LWABaby Members - $75.00
    LWAPreschooler Members - $50.00
    Professional/Non-members - $130.00 (Early bird price is $90 before September 15th!)
    Conference & Gala - $150

    For information about the event, please go to:
    http://www.lifewithababy.com/FallConference2014

    If you are interested in attending the EVENING Gala, please register HERE.

     

    • 14 Nov 2014
    • 9:30 AM
    • Thornhill Golf & Country Club - 7994 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON

    This session will focus on :
    How to support new parents to prevent a PMAD where possible, how to support new moms and dads who are going through a PMAD, how to recognize the difference between PMAD and new mom stress and what research is telling us.

    Speaker BIO:

    Katherine Stone is the founder of Postpartum Progress Inc. (http://postpartumprogress.org), a national nonprofit focused on raising awareness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and providing support to the women who have them. She is also the creator and publisher of Postpartum Progress (http://postpartumprogress.com) the world’s leading blog on postpartum depression and related illnesses. The New York Times has listed her blog among its “must read” blogs for parents. Katherine won the 2014 Iris Award, given for excellence in parenting blogging in the category of Industry Influence – Philanthropic Work. In 2012, she was named one of the fiercest women in America as part of More magazine’s annual Fierce List. She also was listed among the most influential mom bloggers in 2011 and 2012 by Disney's Babble, and has been selected as a Health Hero by WebMD. Katherine has been featured by CNN, the Huffington Post, Yahoo, AOL, PBS, The Today Show, HLN, ABC News and the Washington Post among others.


    The pricing for the breakout sessions are $30 and open to members only.  If you are interested in the full conference go to 
    http://www.lifewithababy.com/FallConference2014


    If you are interested in attending the EVENING Gala, please register
    HERE.

    This session does not include lunch.  Babysitting available 2 minutes away offsite at Inventive Minds Kids Academy.


    • 14 Nov 2014
    • 10:30 AM
    • Thornhill Golf & Country Club - 7994 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON

    BIG-PICTURE PARENTING

    In this thought-provoking presentation, parenting author Ann Douglas will discuss the advantages of taking a big-picture approach to parenting (parenting with your hopes and dreams for your children and your family in mind). She will discuss the importance of tuning into your child’s needs, being mindful of your parenting decisions, building relationships with other parents, and practicing self-care. Expect a compelling mix of practical advice and lively anecdotes from this popular and engaging speaker.

    Speaker BIO:

    Ann Douglas is the author of numerous books about pregnancy and parenting, including The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, The Mother of All Baby Books, The Mother of All Toddler Books, and The Mother of All Parenting Books. The books in The Mother of All book series have sold over half a million copies in North America to date. Her most recent book--for parents who have a child with a mental illness--will be published by HarperCollins Canada in January 2015.Ann has written over 1000 pregnancy and parenting articles for such publications as Canadian Family, Canadian Living, Chatelaine, Today’s Parent, Parents Canada, Cottage Life, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, and The Chicago Tribune.A passionate and inspiring speaker, Ann delivers keynote addresses and leads small-group workshops at health and parenting conferences across the country.


    The pricing for the breakout sessions are $15 and open to members only.  If you are interested in the full conference go to 
    http://www.lifewithababy.com/FallConference2014


    If you are interested in attending the EVENING Gala, please register
    HERE.

    This session does not include lunch.  Babysitting available 2 minutes away offsite at Inventive Minds Kids Academy.


    • 14 Nov 2014
    • 1:30 PM
    • Thornhill Golf & Country Club - 7994 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON


    Slow down, Breathe, Let go and Be present:

    Self-nurturing tips for today's busy parent /

    professional


    Today’s parents and early learning and care professionals are so busy attending to the demands of life and those they care for that they nd themselves overwhelmed. Based on her book The Flowering House, life coach Paige Stirling Fox will lead participants through a series of exercises to increase self-awareness, self-nurturance and inner peace.

    Speaker BIO:

    Paige Stirling Fox is a writer, professional life coach, and facilitator, and currently works as an early literacy specialist for Ontario Early Years, York Region. 

    http://www.thefloweringhouse.com/


    The pricing for the breakout sessions are $15 and open to members only.  If you are interested in the full conference go to 
    http://www.lifewithababy.com/FallConference2014


    If you are interested in attending the EVENING Gala, please register
    HERE.

    This session does not include lunch.  Babysitting available 2 minutes away offsite at Inventive Minds Kids Academy.


Past events

22 Sep 2014 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
13 Sep 2014 Hockey 4 Heroes Fundraiser- Ball Hockey Tournament
05 Sep 2014 Custom Baby Name gifts : 2 for 1
12 Aug 2014 LWAB Online Sale Event : 2 for 1
23 Jun 2014 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
12 Jun 2014 Webinar - Depression and Anxiety after having a baby
08 Jun 2014 Beach Yoga & Wine Tour
23 May 2014 Host a Pampered Chef Party - Get Free Products
19 May 2014 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
01 May 2014 Show Your Love - perfect Mother's day gift
21 Apr 2014 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
17 Mar 2014 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
04 Mar 2014 Reducing Battles With Your Kids : Online
20 Feb 2014 FREE Infant Sleep Webinar
17 Feb 2014 *CANCELLED* Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
12 Feb 2014 Show Your Love - Online Sale Event
20 Jan 2014 CANCELLED Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
21 Oct 2013 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
28 Jul 2013 Storybook Gardens - CANCELED
15 Jul 2013 New & Expectant Parents Workshop ~ Mississauga
23 Jun 2013 Free - Canoe the Credit! Event in Mississauga
14 Jun 2013 Free - Mississauga Waterfront Festival
27 May 2013 Talking Tough Topics
29 Apr 2013 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
28 Mar 2013 Head Start Financial Advantage Workshop ~ Mississauga
25 Feb 2013 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
21 Jan 2013 Basic Infant / Child First Aid & CPR Workshop - Mississauga
21 Dec 2012 Disney On Ice: Worlds Of Fantasy Show ~ Special LWAB Offer!
16 Dec 2012 Jingle Mingle
08 Dec 2012 Nightmare Before Christmas Costume Part
05 Dec 2012 Winter Wonderland
27 Nov 2012 Let's Hang Out with Google Hangout
17 Nov 2012 Indoor Beach Party LWAB Toronto Holiday Party
30 Aug 2012 Trip to the Canada's Wonderland!
15 Aug 2012 Splash Pad play @ Brampton Soccer Centre
11 Aug 2012 Indoor Beach Party
09 Aug 2012 Cassie Campbell Spray Park
01 Aug 2012 2HEALTH Free First Aid & Child Safety Workshop
01 Aug 2012 Splash Pad play @ Brampton Soccer Centre
30 Jul 2012 Picnic @ Gage Park
26 Jul 2012 Cassie Campbell Spray Park
25 Jul 2012 Trip to the Splash Works in Canada's Wonderland!
21 Jul 2012 Book Club Meeting
19 Jul 2012 Picnic @ Gage Park
18 Jul 2012 Splash Pad play @ Brampton Soccer Centre
12 Jul 2012 Cassie Campbell Spray Park
10 Jul 2012 Picnic @ Gage Park
04 Jul 2012 Splash Pad play @ Brampton Soccer Centre
28 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
28 Jun 2012 Babes in Toyland
27 Jun 2012 2HEALTH Free First Aid & Child Safety Workshop
27 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
26 Jun 2012 Jumping Jacks indoor playground
25 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
23 Jun 2012 Appetizers and mocktails/cocktails
21 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
21 Jun 2012 Babes in Toyland
20 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
19 Jun 2012 Picnic @ Gage Park
18 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
14 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
14 Jun 2012 Babes in Toyland
13 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
11 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
07 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
07 Jun 2012 Babes in Toyland
06 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
06 Jun 2012 Bricks 4 Kidz Special Trial Class
04 Jun 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
02 Jun 2012 Moms Monthly Book Club
31 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
31 May 2012 Babes in Toyland
30 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
29 May 2012 2HEALTH Free First Aid & Child Safety Workshop
28 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
27 May 2012 Read and Play
24 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
24 May 2012 Babes in Toyland
23 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
21 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
18 May 2012 Trip to Canada's Wonderland!
17 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
17 May 2012 Babes in Toyland
16 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
15 May 2012 Stroller Walk
14 May 2012 Core-Fusion Bootcamp
12 May 2012 Brampton Mom to Mom Sale
11 May 2012 Read and Play
10 May 2012 Meet & Story time with Author Andrea Beck
10 May 2012 Babes in Toyland
09 May 2012 Sherway Gardens Mall Walk
27 Apr 2012 Thomas The Train Is Coming to Town! (FREE)
26 Apr 2012 New & Expecting Parents CPR Workshop-Mississauga
10 Apr 2012 Sky Zone Trampoline Park (walkers - 6 years)
29 Feb 2012 Part 4 BreastFeeding Support-Beyond Breastfeeding Exclusively
29 Feb 2012 Chapters- Circle Story Time
27 Feb 2012 Parent and Child Swim
24 Feb 2012 Read and Play
23 Feb 2012 Babes in Toyland
23 Feb 2012 Roots of Reading
22 Feb 2012 Part 3 BreastFeeding Support-Family Life Challenges
22 Feb 2012 Chapters- Circle Story Time
20 Feb 2012 Family Baking Day
17 Feb 2012 Read and Play
16 Feb 2012 Babes in Toyland
16 Feb 2012 Roots of Reading
15 Feb 2012 Part 2 BreastFeeding Support-Breastfeeding Challenges
15 Feb 2012 Chapters- Circle Story Time
14 Feb 2012 More Fun with Bounce PlayCentre
13 Feb 2012 Ladies Spa Night
13 Feb 2012 Parent and Child Swim
22 Dec 2011 Mommy and Me
15 Dec 2011 Mommy and Me
14 Dec 2011 The Perfect Gift and Indoor PlayLand
10 Dec 2011 The Teddy Bear Christmas Party
30 Nov 2011 Circle Story Time - Brampton
26 Nov 2011 Mommy Book club - Brampton
23 Nov 2011 Einstein Didn't Watch DVD's
23 Nov 2011 Circle Story Time - Brampton
17 Nov 2011 Stroller Walk at Square One - Brampton
16 Nov 2011 Circle Story Time - Brampton


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