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Pets As Christmas Gifts: What To Know Before Getting Swept Away By Sentimentality

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Being the youngest of four children, I was sure that moving out of my parents’ home and leaving them as empty-nesters would be devastating for them. So, with all the dumb wisdom of a 19-year-old, I decided to buy them a puppy for Christmas.

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Pets As Christmas Gifts: What To Know Before Getting Swept Away By Sentimentality

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Alyson's Blog

Being the youngest of four children, I was sure that moving out of my parents’ home and leaving them as empty-nesters would be devastating for them. So, with all the dumb wisdom of a 19-year-old, I decided to buy them a puppy for Christmas.

Find out how that was received here!

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Parent Coaching

Counselling

Counselling for Parents

Tuesdays 9am-6pm

Office or Skype sessions available

If you would like to learn more about booking a counselling session with me, please send an email to hello@alysonschafer.com

More details here!

Effective Communication in the Family

Workshop

Effective Communication in the Family

January 19th, 9:00am - 12:00pm ET

Toronto, ON

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8 Tips To Help Stressed Parents Actually Enjoy The Christmas Season

It seems like just when you get the Halloween decorations put away, the radio stations start playing Christmas carols and the malls hoist their mammoth Christmas trees. There is little time to rest for families between the festivities. Sure, December is touted as being a time of celebration, joy, holidays and merriment — but if you speak candidly to parents, they will tell you it’s the most stressful time of the year.

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About Alyson

B.Sc, MA Counselling, OACCPP

Alyson Schafer is a family counsellor, TV personality, columnist, spokesperson, educator and consultant. She is one of Canada’s most notable parenting experts. Alyson is the resident expert on these national outlets: HuffPost ParentsThe Marilyn Denis Show, CTV News Channel and CanadaAm.

She is the best selling author of Breaking The Good Mom Myth and Honey, I Wrecked The Kids and her latest, Ain’t Misbehavin’.  Her books have been translated into Russian, Korean, Bulgarian and Chinese.  She is an international speaker including the inaugural TEDxKids in Belgium, and recent speaking tours in Uruguay and Bulgaria.