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Celebrate life and culture with world-class entertainment, delicious authentic food and beautiful cultural displays at Folklorama, the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world (as determined in 2010 by CIOFF, the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts). Check out the Folklorama website for more details.

Growing Up Too Fast

Most parents, at some point or another, have cringed at the images of girls and young women that we see on TV and in the media. Maybe your eight year old is asking for dolls that are dressed in thigh-high boots and feather boas, or, perhaps you’ve recently noticed that it seems like song lyrics and music videos are getting more and more risqué, or you’re concerned about toddler beauty pageants, sexting and social media... Read more.

Post-Partum Mental Health

Although there are many moments of joy in pregnancy and birth, the post-partum period can be difficult for many mothers and families. Difficulties can range from the common experience of ‘baby blues’, to post-partum depression or anxiety, to the more severe post-partum psychosis. It is important for mothers and their families to recognize that some changes in mood after having a baby are normal, and to be aware of how to connect with community supports when necessary, knowing that it is okay to do so. Read more