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OEYC Parent Education Programs

Daytime Parenting Support
These daytime drop-in programs offer a learning opportunity for parents. Join us as our Parent Educator and guest speakers provide valuable information about family, parenting, and health issues. Children are welcome. No registration required.

Camilla Aviss, Parent Educator
Camilla Aviss is a Registered Nurse (RN), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), parenting educator and mom of twins. She has vast experience and education in child health and mental health having worked both in public and private sectors.  Her past experiences working as a public health nurse, a nurse in the Canadian prenatal nutrition program, prenatal childbirth educator, and a lactation consultant have all given her insight into challenges families experience with young children. She has a special interest in attachment and
infant/child mental health.

Support for Parents of Infants (0 - 12 months)
Infants develop and change very rapidly and there is so much conflicting information about what to do! Join our Parent Educator and guest speakers for up to date information, tips and discussion with other parents. Infants up to 1 yr are welcome

Location: Central Library (2331 New Street)
Tuesday afternoons

September 5 – Infant Development
September 12 - Guest Speaker, Bibi Mohammed, Finding Quality Childcare
Sept 19 - Separation Anxiety
Sept 26 – Infant Sleep
October 3 – Starting Solids
October 10 – Guest Speaker, Barbara Harrision, Early Literacy Specialist
October 17 – Healthy Brain, Healthy Baby
October 24 – Baby Proofing and Home Safety
October 31 – Halloween Story Time – Wear Your Costume!
November 7 – Emergent Curriculum and Loose Parts Play
November 14 – Infant Temperament
November 21 – The Importance of Tummy-Time and Play
November 28 – What is Self Care and Why is it Important as a Mom?
December 5 – Vaccinations and What to Do When Baby is Ill
December 12 – Parenting Stress and Surviving the Holidays
December 19 – Closed

Come out and join in with other parents as we discuss these topics as well as any other questions or concerns you may have.

Support for Parents of Toddlers and Preschoolers
(12 mos - 4 yrs)

Trying to navigate Parenting? Kids don’t come with a how-to manual! Join our Parent Educator and guest speakers for up to date information, tips and discussion with other parents. Children up to 6 yrs are welcome.

Gardening Club will run at St. Christopher's Church on Tuesday mornings until the end of September.

Location: St. Christopher's Church (662 Guelph Line)
Tuesday mornings

September 5 – Gardening Classroom
Sept 12 – Bee Apiary Visit - arrive for 9:30 start
Willow Grove Heritage Honey Bee Farm
5576 Regional Road #25, Milton, Ontario, L9T 0L2
Sept 19 – Gardening Classroom
Sept 26 – Meet us at the Garden for our “Great Big Crunch” Event


Location: Tansley Church (2111 Walker's Line)
Tuesday mornings

October 3 – What is your role as a parent in your child’s play?
October 10 – Toddler Development
October 17 – Sibling Rivalry
October 24 – Picky Eaters   
October 31 – Halloween Nature Play – Wear Your Costume!
November 7 – Toilet learning
November 14 – Time In VS Time Out
November 21 – The Importance of Adventuresome Play
November 28 – Childhood Fears
December 5 – Healthy Sexuality. How Do I Answer My Child’s Questions?
December 12 – Growing up in a Digital Age. What Effect Does it Have on Child Development?
December 19 – Closed

If you have any if you have parenting questions, or concerns please contact our Parent Educator at or 905-632-9377.

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Parent Educator

OEYC Evening and Weekend Parenting Support
Join us for these fun and informative evenings out for parents and caregivers. Enjoy the opportunity to meet other parents and learn about child development, parenting topics and current issues facing families. Adults only. To register, please call 905-632-9377 or email

Look for more information coming soon!

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