Blog Posts from September, 2015

How to talk about feelings with your toddler

Talking about feelings can be difficult, even when you’re an adult. Most of us will continue strengthening our skills in this area throughout our...

How to work with recruiters

Today’s post is about how recruitment firms work, what to know before you approach a firm and how best to work with one if you decide to include a...

Welcome to My Life: Why I volunteered as a High School Ambassador

Welcome to My Life is one of three after-school youth mentoring programs run by YWCA volunteers to help Grade 7 girls and boys gain the necessary...

How to Give Your Child a Lifelong Love of Language

As adults, we love playing with language. We like reading novels on the beach, playing Words with Friends on our daily commutes and doing the Sunday...

The Secret Power of Raising your Child’s Emotional Maturity

Every parents wants their child to be happy and healthy. Research shows that one of the key indicators of a child’s future quality of life is their...

Cultivating social competence: activities for preschoolers

Children are most likely to be secure, confident, and socially competent when they are surrounded by warmth and affection, but have also been taught...

Nominate a woman or workplace for a 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Do you know a woman whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Metro Vancouver? Do you know a business that supports...

5 preschool-friendly outdoor activities for fall

As summer draws to a close, it can be challenging to find fun kid-friendly outdoor activities. But outside play can be a great way to help children...