Upcoming Events

A calendar of upcoming events featuring Ann Douglas, author of Parenting Through the Storm -- a guide to parenting a child with a mental health, neurodevelopmental, or behavioural challenge. 

Interested in having Ann speak to your group? Please get in touch. She'd love to brainstorm the possibilities and provide you with information about purchasing copies of her books at a significant discount. 

Looking for ideas and inspiration?
     Descriptions of Ann's most popular parenting presentations 
     List of recent speaking engagements (2015-2017)

Mindful Parenting Conference, Durham Region, Ontario

Become a calmer, more compassionate and responsive parent, better able to manage life’s everyday challenges. This one day conference will explore what mindful parenting is all about, how it can positively impact family dynamics, practical strategies for dealing with kids of all ages, ways to stay calm in the face of difficult behaviours, stress management skills for parents and kids, how to identify triggers that cause overreactions, and how to slow down and enjoy your parenting journey. Ann Douglas will be speaking on "The Big Picture: A Mindful Approach to Parenting." Session description:  The big-picture ideas discussed in this session: how mindful parenting can help you to tune into your child’s needs, make more conscious and deliberate parenting decisions, build relationships with other parents, and develop compassion for your children and yourself. Please see the Mindful Parenting Conference website for tickets and registration information.