Community Resources:

Music for Young Children – a program designed to encourage young children to develop the happy habit of learning music. In a playful, positive environment, children are empowered to set goals in their musical learning. You can use the search function on this site to locate a qualified teacher in your area.

Westcoast Family Resources Society – provide a variety of services and educational programs to parents in the Tri-Cities area. Their goal is to contribute to the healthy development of children by strengthening the relationships between children and families, and between families and their communities.

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program – a group experience for parents and their babies and young children, which focuses on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories together. Free to all participants. Funded by the B.C. Ministry of Children and Families.

Toddler’s First Steps: A Best Chance Guide to Parenting Your 6- to 36-Month-Old Child – a free publication from the Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport.

Online Resources:

AskDrSears – Author and physician William Sears answers questions on pregnancy, birth, baby care, parenting and breastfeeding, with Kathy Lynn – articles on infant care and parenting your infant – articles on pregnancy, parenting and infant care

Information Children (SFU) – Phone and email support for parenting. Written material also available.

Dial-a-Dietician – food and nutrition information and resources