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General Parenting Resources

We offer workshops that can help:

  • Anger and Stress Management

  • Communication and Relationship Skills

  • Effective Discipline

  • Single Parenting and Parenting from Two Homes

  • Parenting a Child with Special Needs

  • Parenting Siblings

  • Parenting a Spirited Child

  • Understanding Challenging Behaviour

  • Parenting Tweens and Teens

  • Supporting Your Child's Mental Health

    and more!

Check out our Workshops or view our Event Calendar to see what workshops are being offered at this time.

For local resources, visit the MyDufferin directory of services.


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Positive Discipline Guidelines – Positive Discipline

If you don't know what you're doing…you might be a good parent

Parenting practices change with every generation, culture and even child – Laura LaRocca, Orangeville Banner, 2019

You might be a good parent if…

A tongue-in-cheek approach to what makes a good parent – Laura LaRocca, Orangeville Banner, 2019

13 tips to help fight summertime boredom Putting the fun in summertime boredom – Laura LaRocca, Orangeville Banner, 2019

How to amp up your teen or tween's excitement for a March break family vacation A little preplanning and flexibility can go a long way to helping you make great new memories – Laura LaRocca, Orangeville Banner, 2019

How to discipline a toddler? 12 tactics that actually work – Laura Bickle, Today's Parent, 2023



Association of Parent Support Groups in Ontario (APSGO)

"Kids Are Worth It" (Barbara Coloroso)

Family Education Centre

The Natural Child Project

Plant Love Grow

Alyson Schafer

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Many of our book recommendations are available through your local library! We encourage you to take advantage of the local resources available to you. If you would like to support the author, you can click the book titles below and you will be taken to the Amazon book listing for your convenience.

Kids Are Worth It! Barbara Coloroso

Hold On to Your Kids Gordon Neufeld, PhD and Gabor Maté, MD

Raising Human Beings Ross W. Greene, PhD

* Please note that these links are shared for information purposes only and the sharing of this information should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation on the part of The Parent Support Network.

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