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The importance of grandparents

When you think of your grandparents, what memories come to mind?

Being taught how to measure while baking in the kitchen with grandma? Walking around the garden learning about how things grow with grandpa? You may not have known it at the time, but the hours spent with the elders in your family helped to shape who you are today.

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Raising compassionate children

Let’s face it, the past two years have been difficult for everyone. Your schedules have been upended by COVID restrictions and your children’s learning has been impacted in many ways. You’ve worked hard just to get through daily life with the realities of a pandemic.

So, it’s possible that some of the concerns you’d normally have for your children’s social development have paled in light of your concerns with reading, writing, and math learning. Still, we all want our children to know how to be kind, caring, and compassionate individuals. Further, we worry about the bullies of the world and what their anger and frustration may mean in the lives of our kids.

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Free literacy activities, virtual programs, and more at Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library always has lots of ideas for how to visit faraway places and spaces and get excited about new ideas, all at home and in your community. Use your free Library card to get started today!

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Seven Anger Management Hacks for Parents

Between screaming toddlers, squabbling siblings, and saucy teens, keeping your cool can be tricky - unless you have a few anger management parenting hacks up your sleeve.

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