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Grow the Love of Literacy in Your Child

POSTPONED New Date & Time: Wednesday February 14th, 9:30 AM East School How does oral language, the bedrock of literacy, combat increased technology use and promote social connection? Join us
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Parent Talk: Middle School Superpowers

Please join author Phyllis Fagell to discuss 12 resilience strategies to help tweens and teens reframe setbacks and gain confidence. January 18, 2024 8:30 – 10 AM, Country School Register
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Lessons for Life: Help Your Teen Take Charge of Their Health

Join Dr. Raquel Harrison, a Double-Board Certified Physician in ER and Lifestyle Medicine, for an engaging discussion on incorporating balance and creating healthy lifestyle habits for your teen. Friday, October
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Continue The Conversation with New Canaan CARES to discuss the book Never Enough

  Please join New Canaan CARES as we Continue the Conversation with two Community Discussions about the book Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic – and What We Should
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Never Enough: Fireside Chat with Jennifer B. Wallace

New Canaan CARES, in partnership with New Canaan Library, New Canaan Public Schools, Elm Street Books, and the Town of New Canaan, is excited to announce our Fall Marquee event: A
Join us as we discuss how athletes, parents, coaches and educators define success and what that means for us, as a community, as we work to create a healthy sports culture.

Raising Athletes for Life

      Registration is NOT required – see you there! New Canaan CARES presents “Raising Athletes for Life” on Thursday, March 23rd, at New Canaan Library from 7:00 –

Continuing the Conversation – Building connections with your tween

Would you like to build connections with your tween and discuss topics that are important to both of you? If so, join CARES and Dr. Amanda Craig as we Continue
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World’s Worst Mom: Lenore Skenazy

Lenore Skenazy is the World’s Worst Mom When Lenore Skenazy published her newspaper column “Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone she was quickly labeled the “World’s Worst
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A Parent’s Guide to Modern Teen Dating

A Parent’s Guide to Modern Teen Dating On Wednesday, March 9th, New Canaan CARES, and NCHS PFA presented “A Parent’s Guide to Modern Teen Dating” with Emma Kate Freatman, LPC

5 Ways to Ease Your Student Back to School After Covid-19

August 26, 2020
In this 30-minute highly dynamic, action-specific, and interactive seminar, parents are invited to learn best-practice, tools and strategies to support their student as they transition back to school this fall.