Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Parenting through Separation and Divorce

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How can I help my children cope with the stress of separation and divorce? Should I change the way I parent my children? Is there such a thing as a “parenting plan” for this situation? Under the expert direction of facilitators at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012

What’s a Kilimanjaro?

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One day a couple of months ago, a client asked me how my plans were coming along for my upcoming trek. As we were chatting I realized that, while there were significant differences, there were also many similarities between my trek and her journey to return to work after some time off because of mental […]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Secrets to Self-Esteem

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For people who have experienced mental health challenges and do not want to be defined by them. Covering the following topics: Re-thinking self-esteem Building connection to self Changing self-esteem Where:  Family Services Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa When:  Tuesday May 8th, 2012 1:30pm – 3:30pm Participation is free.  Please register by calling 613-725-3601 ext. 0

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Gathering Strength Group

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Gathering Strength is a group for Women 55+ who have experience controlling and/or other abusive behaviour by their partner and/or children. The group gives women an opportunity to learn from one another in a safe, supportive environment about: possible effects of these experiences on mind, body and spirit how our responses to this mistreatment can […]

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

LGBTQ Parenting Panel

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In celebration of Family Day and the AIDS committee of Ottawa’s (ACO) Snowblower Festival, ACO, Around the Rainbow and the Ten Oaks Project are hosting a panel discussion on LGBTQ Parenting.  The panel will be moderated by Hannah McGechie and Megan Green, and panelists include Taina Mayberry, Dawn Moore, Eric Stephensen and Lee Rose. Snacks […]


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