On Thursday March 5th, we will be hosting Dr. Robyne Hanley Dafoe, who will be speaking on the importance of resilliency in children and how parents can develop and encourage resiliency in children. Dr. Robyne struggled through elementary and high school as a child and teen, to the point where educators and other adults predicted […]
Allenby Speaker Series Presents Dr. Robyne Hanley Dafoe, “The Importance of Developing Resiliency in our Children.” WHEN: March 5 at 7:30 pm WHERE: in the Gym Please RSVP. Childcare will be available for children 3+.
We are delighted to have Dr. Karyn Gordon coming to speak to parents on Wednesday, October 17 from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Allenby gym. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m., and Dr. Karyn Gordon will take the stage at 7:45 p.m. in the Allenby gym. RAISING HEALTHY KIDS & TEENS IN AN […]
The APA is pleased to present Dr. Karyn Gordon, a leadership and relationship expert, on Wednesday, October 17 to discuss strategies to raise healthy, balanced kids and teens. You may have seen Dr. Karyn Gordon on Cityline, and now you are invited to see her live in Allenby’s gymnasium next month! More information will be […]
We are thrilled to be hosting guest speaker Dr. Alex Russell at our school on Wednesday, November 22nd to speak with us parents about the topics of stress, anxiety and worry in our kids, and what tools we can leverage to help them (and ourselves) along this journey. After the presentation (and at our request), […]
It seems that these days, there are more pressures than ever facing kids every day. Pressure to do well in school, pressure to play a sport, pressure to fit in, pressure to be fit, pressure to dress cool, pressure to be well-rounded… you get the idea. How, as parents, can we help (vs. make matters […]
“Why are more American teenagers than ever suffering from severe anxiety?” That is the title of a New York Times Magazine article published on October 11th, 2017. Clearly, stress and anxiety are taking hold of our children and it is an epidemic – not only in America or here at home in Canada, but globally. On November […]
APA Speaker Series: Featuring Dr. Alex Russell, Author of Drop the Worry Ball, on November 22, 2017 – come join us! On November 22nd, Dr. Alex Russell will offer a perspective that aims to help parents take a positive and emotionally rewarding role in their children’s lives, while allowing them to have the opportunity to make their own […]
Anxiety. We all get anxious from time to time, but what is “anxiety”, actually? The Merriam-Webster defines anxiety as, “an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physical signs (such as tension, sweating, and increased pulse rate), by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about […]
Dr. Alex Russell, Clinical Psychologist and author of “Drop the Worry Ball” will connect with parents in Allenby’s gym on Wednesday, November 22nd for our first Speaker Series of the school year. More info will be shared in next week’s newsletter with information on this engaging speaker!