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Special feature
pdf file Community agencies, police, taking steps to combat Dufferin County opioid crisis

Family First Supplement
pdf file Difficult behaviour...bright future

DPSN Ask a Parent Newsletter
Hot summer days…cool parenting…happy children
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DPSN Ask a Parent Newsletter
Healthing eating strategies for summer family fun
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DPSN Ask a Parent
pdf file
Building strong families together

DPSN Ask a Parent
pdf file Let's learn from our elders

DPSN Ask a Parent
pdf file Developing a Sense of Trust in Children


October 16, 2014 article in the Orangeville Citizen
pdf file Seminar next week addresses care for special needs children


DPSN Ask a Parent
pdf file Advocating from Strenth: Bringing Our Best Selves to the Table


DPSN Ask a Parent August 2014 Banner column
pdf file What is your child's school story?


DPSN Ask a Parent July 2014 Banner column
pdf file Encouraging independence in our children


DPSN Family Matters June 2014 Banner column
pdf file Take time to enjoy the special people in your life


DPSN Ask a Parent January 2014 Banner column
pdf file Taking the Guilt out of Parenting


DPSN Ask a Parent November 2013 Banner column
pdf file Planning is important for Christmas in two homes


DPSN Ask a Parent October 2013 Banner column
pdf file Learn the truth about bullying
pdf file Bullying Resources—see our Resources page for additional resources.


DPSN Ask a Parent September 2013 Banner column
pdf file University takes adjustment for students and their families

DPSN Ask a Parent August 2013 Banner column
Teach the kids to be fiscally responsible
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion-story/4049146-teach-kids-to-be-fiscally-responsible-column-/

DPSN Ask a Parent July 2013 Banner column
Answering the plaintive cry of the bored child
http://www.orangeville.com/community-story/3917425-answering-the-plaintive-cry-of-the-bored-child/

DPSN Ask a Parent June 2013 Banner column
Celebrating the ever-changing role of fatherhood
http://www.orangeville.com/community-story/3846131-celebrating-the-ever-changing-role-of-fatherhood-column-/

DPSN Ask a Parent May 2013 Banner column
Summer camp and your child's mental health wellness
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion-story/2876397-summer-camp-and-your-child-s-mental-health-wellness-column-/

DPSN Ask a Parent April 2013 Banner column
We all benefit when mothers are supported
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion-story/2875635-we-all-benefit-when-mothers-are-supported-coulmn-/

DPSN Ask a Parent March 2013 Banner column
Healthy relationships need acceptance
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion-story/2875631-healthy-relationships-need-acceptance-column-/

DPSN Ask a Parent February 2013 Banner column
Resolutions are for any time of year—make positive changes now
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion-story/2075968-resolutions-are-for-any-time-of-year-make-positive-changes-now-column-/

DPSN Ask a Parent January 2013 Banner column
A different perspective on romance
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion-story/1933529-a-different-perspective-on-romance-column-/

DPSN Ask a Parent December 2012 Banner column
Planning for a positive family outlook
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion-story/1488506-planning-for-a-positive-family-outlook-column-/

DPSN Ask a Parent October 2012 Banner Column
Forgiveness is free, but trust has to be earned
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1520788--forgiveness-is-free-but-trust-has-to-be-earned-column

DPSN Ask a Parent September 2012 Banner Column
Plenty of free parenting workshops are available
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1507466--plenty-of-free-parenting-workshops-are-available-column

DPSN Ask a Parent Special Banner Column
Raising awareness of mental health
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1500988--raising-awareness-of-mental-health-column

DPSN Ask a Parent August 2012 Banner Column
Walking to school provides more than physical activity
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1492453--walking-to-school-provides-more-than-physical-activity-column

DPSN Ask a Parent July 2012 Banner Column
Encouragement helps build self-esteem in your children
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1408675--encouragment-helps-build-self-esteem-in-your-children

DPSN Ask a Parent June 2012 Banner Column
Mental health is important too
http://www.orangeville.com/community/life/article/1364498

DPSN Ask a Parent May 2012 Banner Column
Supporting the child with a 'spirited' temperament
http://www.orangeville.com/community/life/article/1349827

The Orangeville Banner April 26, 2012 by Chris Halliday
Parents urged to 'bully proof' children
http://www.orangeville.com/news/local/article/1341087--teachers-principals-are-bullies

DPSN Ask a Parent March 2012 Banner Column
Bringing parenting education and trends in Dufferin County
http://www.orangeville.com/community/life/article/1319533

DPSN Ask a Parent February 2012 Banner Column
Finding the formula for discipling with compassion
http://www.orangeville.com/community/life/article/1297023

DPSN Ask a Parent January 2012 Banner Column
Communicating with a child on the autism spectrum http://www.orangeville.com/community/life/article/1285720

DPSN Ask a Parent Dec 2011 Banner Column
How can they be so smart and act so recklessly?
http://www.orangeville.com/community/life/article/1266222

DPSN Ask a Parent Nov 2011 Banner Column
Parenting in a Digital Age
Part 1 - Parenting in a digital age requires guidance, limits
Part 2 - Parenting in a Digital Age

DPSN Ask a Parent Oct 2011 Banner Column
Respect yourself, respect others, and take responsibility for your actions
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1238850

DPSN Ask a Parent Sept 2011 Banner Column
Parenting Workshops Really Can Make a Difference
http://www.orangeville.com/community/life/article/1108248

DPSN Ask a Parent August 2011 Banner Column
Getting Ready To Head Back To School
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1058476

Ask a Parent July 2011 Banner Column
Lots of Not-So-Secret Secrets To Tell About Libraries
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1045910

DPSN Ask a Parent May 2011 Banner Column
Spending Quality Time With Children In The Garden
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1008493

DPSN Ask a Parent April 2011 Banner Column
Celebrate, Encourage, And Become Learners Together
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/1002820

DPSN Ask a Parent March 2011 Banner Column
Understanding Signs of Stress In Children
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/977279

DPSN Ask a Parent February 2011 Banner Column
You Don't Need To Know All The Answers, just where to find them
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/958561

DPSN Ask a Parent January 2011 Banner Column
Fostering Effective Communication While Co-Parenting
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/934415

DPSN Ask a Parent December 2010 Banner Column
Holiday Strategies for Children
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/914457

DPSN Ask a Parent November 2010 Banner Column
Unlock Your Child's World of Reading
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/907874

DPSN Ask a Parent October 2010 Banner Column
Creating the Parent I'd Like To Be
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/894104

DPSN Ask a Parent September 2010 Banner Column
Walking to school is healthy for your children
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/883652

DPSN Ask a Parent August 2010 Banner Column
Getting Your child ready for the high school experience
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/862991

DPSN Ask a Parent July 2010 Banner Column
Grandparents get to set the rules in their houses
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/847555

DPSN Ask a Parent June 2010 Banner Column
Be a HERO in your child's life
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/827788

The Orangeville Banner May 4, 2010 by Adam Martin-Robbins
Experts offer 'pink' advice for parents of young girls
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/806870

DPSN Ask a Parent April 2010 Banner Column
How is media, popular culture influencing your daughter?
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/806870

Research websites:
Media/Documentary DVD includes Kaiser Foundation (2010) Generation M2: Media in the lives of 8 to 18 year olds. Menlo Park, CA Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved on April 5, 2010, available at http://www.kff.org/entmedia/8010.cfm.

Girlshealth.gov:
http://www.girlshealth.gov/
New Moon Girls: http://www.newmoongirls.com
Dads and Daughters: http://www.dadsanddaughters.com

DPSN Ask a Parent March 2010 Banner Column
Helping Children Learn How To Solve Problems - Resolve Conflict
http://www.orangeville.com/opinion/columns/article/658835

pdf file DPSN Ask a Parent - February 2010 Banner Column

pdf file DPSN Ask a Parent - January 2010 Banner Column
Making a Connection - A Modern Day Father's Perspective

pdf file DPSN Ask a Parent - December 09 Banner Column
What to do with Kids following Christmas

pdf file DPSN Ask a Parent - November 09 Banner Column
Managing the Holiday Expectations of Children

pdf file DPSN Ask a Parent - October 09 Banner Column
Teaching Kids in a New Kind of World


Other Publications

Anger and Your Child by Joanne Moore
Originally published in Kutting Korners, Sping/Summer 2005

Summertime and the Parenting’s Easy by Helen Sherrard
Originally published in the Orangeville Banner, August 9, 2005

Family and Time Management by Sonia McDonald
Originally published in Kutting Korners, Fall 2005

A Successful Start to the New School Year by Helen Sherrard
Originally published in the Orangeville Banner, September 7, 2004

Streetproofing Your Kids by Sonia McDonald
Originally published in the DPSN Newsletter, March 2004

Focus on the Important Things by Helen Sherrard
Originally published in the Orangeville Banner, December 14, 2004

Partners in Parenting: Investing in Youth
Special Insert, Spring 2005

Bullying
Special Insert, Spring 2004
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