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Parenting In The Forest

In the tranquil Forest of Panda, we delve into the joys and challenges of parenting. While parenting is a rewarding journey filled with love and growth, it can also bring about moments of stress and uncertainty. Join us in the Forest to explore ways to navigate the ups and downs of parenthood with support and understanding. Remember, you're not alone on this adventure!

17 hours from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Friday by [email protected]
South Africa United States of America
Redirecting Anger into Teaching Moments
Learn how to redirect anger into teaching moments with a session led by a mental health professional, gaining valuable insights and strategies for transforming challenging emotions into constructive communication. About Tal: Tal is a Women's Wellness Specialist with a focus on Functional Medicine. Her life purpose is to empower women...

23 hours from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Friday by Kavisha Chandrakassi
South Africa United States of America
Creating a Nurturing Home Environment for Mental Wellness
Explore ways to establish a supportive home atmosphere that promotes mental well-being and aids in managing challenges. About Kavisha: Kavisha is a Registered Counsellor (HPCSA) who works with adolescents, adults, children, couples, elderly, groups, and young adults. October Health provides educational and supportive content only. It's not a replacement for...

1 day from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Saturday by Luna (October AI)
South Africa United States of America
The Essence of Unconditional Love
Explore the core elements of unconditional love, emphasizing acceptance and compassion as pillars for nurturing profound connections.

2 days from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Sunday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
Building Resilience in Children
Learn strategies to nurture resilience in children, empowering parents with tools to support their child's emotional strength and adaptability. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden treasures. Her life purpose is to help people find the freedom, strength, resilience, autonomy and the...

3 days from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Monday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Promoting Healthy Eating Habits in Children
Join the conversation to discover ways to promote healthy eating habits in children, fostering a positive relationship with food and supporting their physical and mental well-being. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers, parents and working with trauma. Her life purpose is to...

3 days from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Monday by Kavisha Chandrakassi
South Africa United States of America
Self-Care for Parents
Join us to explore the importance of self-care for parents, and discover practical techniques for prioritizing your own well-being amidst the demands of parenting. About Kavisha: Kavisha is a Registered Counsellor (HPCSA) who works with adolescents, adults, children, couples, elderly, groups, and young adults. October Health provides educational and supportive...

3 days from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Monday by Kavisha Chandrakassi
South Africa United States of America
Self-Care for Parents
Join us to explore the importance of self-care for parents, and discover practical techniques for prioritizing your own well-being amidst the demands of parenting. About Kavisha: Kavisha is a Registered Counsellor (HPCSA) who works with adolescents, adults, children, couples, elderly, groups, and young adults. October Health provides educational and supportive...

4 days from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Shani_SEZ
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for Parents of Autistic Individuals with Shani & Desirae
This session is designed to provide understanding, guidance, and a sense of community to parents navigating the unique challenges and joys of raising autistic children. A little about Shani & Desirae: Desirae is in full-time ministry for families who have a child or spouse with special needs and for women...

4 days from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Shani_SEZ
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for Parents of Autistic Individuals with Shani & Desirae
This session is designed to provide understanding, guidance, and a sense of community to parents navigating the unique challenges and joys of raising autistic children. A little about Shani & Desirae: Desirae is in full-time ministry for families who have a child or spouse with special needs and for women...

4 days from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Cultivating Respectful Parent-Child Relationships
Explore the transformative power of positive discipline in fostering respectful and nurturing parent-child relationships, offering practical guidance for effective discipline strategies. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. Her expertise lie in creating personal and unique strategies...

5 days from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Maayan Bick, LMFT
South Africa United States of America
Parenting Series: The Power of Play with Maayan Bick
In this session, we'll delve into how play is crucial in parenting, aiding children's cognitive, emotional, and social growth while strengthening the parent-child bond. Discover play's role in fostering creativity, emotional expression, and mutual understanding, and learn how it supports holistic child development. A little about Maayan: Maayan Bick, a...

5 days from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa
Weekly Parenting Support Network with Lyr Weltsman
Join our Weekly Parenting Support Network, an open line for all parents. Connect with fellow parents to share the ups and downs of raising children. Bring a friend and find support, advice, and understanding in a welcoming environment. About Lyr: Lyr Weltsman is the founder of BreakingTheChalk, a digital mental...

6 days from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Thursday by Lulama Mokoena
South Africa United States of America
Establishing Healthy Relationship Boundaries
Join us to discuss the significance of setting and maintaining healthy boundaries in relationships, and gain insights into how clear boundaries contribute to relationship well-being. About Lulama: Psychosocial Support Counselor at Queerwell. My passion and work are encouraged by bringing awareness regarding diversity. I believe this will create a community...

6 days from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Thursday by Nancy Kashimoto
South Africa United States of America
Building Resilience in Children
Delve into strategies for nurturing resilience in children, equipping them with the tools to navigate challenges and setbacks with confidence and adaptability. About Nancy: Nancy is a dedicated student-registered counsellor, with a keen interest in understanding the deep influence of trauma on our day-to-day lives and relationships. October Health provides...

6 days from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Thursday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa
Weekly Parenting Support Network with Lyr Weltsman
Join our Weekly Parenting Support Network, an open line for all parents. Connect with fellow parents to share the ups and downs of raising children. Bring a friend and find support, advice, and understanding in a welcoming environment. A little about Lyr: Lyr Weltsman is the founder of BreakingTheChalk, a...

1 week from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Friday by Lulama Mokoena
South Africa United States of America
Navigating Co-Parenting Challenges
Explore techniques for navigating co-parenting challenges, including effective communication, conflict resolution, and promoting the well-being of children amidst separation or divorce. About Lulama: Psychosocial Support Counselor at Queerwell. My passion and work are encouraged by bringing awareness regarding diversity. I believe this will create a community that has a non-judgmental...

1 week from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Saturday by Naledi Ranthakgoa
South Africa United States of America
Supporting Loved Ones in Recovery
Learn how to support a friend or family member in their journey to recovery from addiction, fostering understanding, empathy, and encouragement. About Naledi: She is a Psychosocial support worker with a passion for Child Psychology. Her life purpose is to be a positive influence and foster change by creating a...

1 week from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Sunday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Parental Expectations and Academic Pressure
Address the influence of parental expectations on academic stress and provide guidance for fostering supportive parent-child relationships amidst academic pressures. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers, parents and working with trauma. Her life purpose is to be a positive and supportive influence...

1 week from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Monday by Marina Wildt
South Africa United States of America
Nurturing Positive Body Image for Your Child
Discover the importance of fostering a positive body image in your children and learn how your own relationship with your body influences theirs, in an open and supportive conversation focused on building body positivity. About Marina: Marina is a wellness coach specialising in trauma, chronic illness, and pain management. She...

1 week from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Monday by Marina Wildt
South Africa United States of America
Nurturing Positive Body Image for Your Child
Discover the importance of fostering a positive body image in your children and learn how your own relationship with your body influences theirs, in an open and supportive conversation focused on building body positivity. About Marina: Marina is a wellness coach specialising in trauma, chronic illness, and pain management. She...

1 week from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Monday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Balancing Work and Family Life
Explore strategies for achieving a healthy balance between work and family responsibilities, fostering harmony and well-being in both domains. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers, parents and working with trauma. Her life purpose is to be a positive and supportive influence to...

1 week from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Monday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Balancing Work and Family Life
Explore strategies for achieving a healthy balance between work and family responsibilities, fostering harmony and well-being in both domains. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers, parents and working with trauma. Her life purpose is to be a positive and supportive influence to...

1 week from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Supporting Your Child's Mental Health
Explore ways to support your child's mental well-being, including fostering open communication, recognizing signs of distress, and seeking professional support when needed. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding suicidology and addiction. October...

1 week from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Navigating Teenage Turbulence
Supporting Adolescents through Challenges: Join Mbali in exploring strategies for supporting teenagers through the ups and downs of adolescence, as she provides guidance for parents and caregivers on fostering resilience, communication, and emotional well-being in teens. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers,...

1 week from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
How to Cope with Family Expectations
Discuss strategies to navigate and manage family expectations while prioritizing the couple's well-being and needs, fostering harmony and mutual support. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding suicidology and addiction. October Health provides...

1 week from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
How to Cope with Family Expectations
Discuss strategies to navigate and manage family expectations while prioritizing the couple's well-being and needs, fostering harmony and mutual support. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding suicidology and addiction. October Health provides...

1 week from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Yobirthfriend : Doula Bev
South Africa
Monthly Pregnancy, Birthing, and New Moms Support Group with Beverley Chigwanda
This support group provides a compassionate space for expecting and new parents to explore the multifaceted experiences of pregnancy, childbirth, and the initial weeks post-birth. A little about Beverly: Bev is a passionate antenatal educator and a birth and postpartum Doula, who is qualified as a breastfeeding peer counsellor. She...

1 week from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Ute
South Africa United States of America
Parenting Series: Breastfeeding and Baby Sleep (Myths, Facts, and Practical Tips) with Ute Gerard & Nan Jolly
This session will empower you with knowledge and strategies to navigate the challenges of breastfeeding at night, ensuring both you and your baby get the rest you need. A little about Ute & Nan: Ute is a mother to 4 grown-up children and a medical doctor. All her children were...

1 week from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Ute
South Africa United States of America
Parenting Series: Breastfeeding and Baby Sleep (Myths, Facts, and Practical Tips) with Ute Gerard & Nan Jolly
This session will empower you with knowledge and strategies to navigate the challenges of breastfeeding at night, ensuring both you and your baby get the rest you need. A little about Ute & Nan: Ute is a mother to 4 grown-up children and a medical doctor. All her children were...

2 weeks from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Friday by Songbirdy
South Africa United States of America
Sleep Awareness Week: Strategies for Improving Children's Sleep Habits with Zanda Greef
In this session, we will explore the science behind sleep patterns at various developmental stages, identify common sleep challenges, and provide strategies to establish healthy sleep routines. About Zanda: Brave Little Baby provides an easy-to-follow plan with strong support, guiding you to trust your intuition and connect with your child...

2 weeks from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Friday by Songbirdy
South Africa United States of America
Sleep Awareness Week: Strategies for Improving Children's Sleep Habits with Zanda Greef
In this session, we will explore the science behind sleep patterns at various developmental stages, identify common sleep challenges, and provide strategies to establish healthy sleep routines. About Zanda: Brave Little Baby provides an easy-to-follow plan with strong support, guiding you to trust your intuition and connect with your child...

2 weeks from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Saturday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
Strengthening Bonds Through Communication
Join Lyr in exploring strategies for promoting healthy family dynamics, including effective communication, conflict resolution, and fostering a supportive and nurturing family environment. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and specializations in CBT, anxiety, family and parental counseling, and mood disorders. October Health...

2 weeks from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Sunday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Parenting with Purpose
Discover the therapeutic benefits of immersive nature experiences and how they can positively impact mental well-being and coping strategies for individuals battling depression. Explore ways to integrate elements of nature into daily routines to foster hope and inspiration in overcoming mental health challenges. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered...

2 weeks from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Sunday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Promoting Healthy Eating Habits in Children
Join the conversation to discover ways to promote healthy eating habits in children, fostering a positive relationship with food and supporting their physical and mental well-being. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding...

2 weeks from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Monday by Desirae
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for Parents with Special Needs Children with Desirae Pillay
Join Parent Reality as they unpack the unique challenges and circumstances parents of children with special needs have. This session is open to parents to find a community and connection. A little about Desirae: Desirae is in full-time ministry for families who have a child or spouse with special needs...

2 weeks from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Monday by Desirae
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for Parents with Special Needs Children with Desirae Pillay
Join Parent Reality as they unpack the unique challenges and circumstances parents of children with special needs have. This session is open to parents to find a community and connection. A little about Desirae: Desirae is in full-time ministry for families who have a child or spouse with special needs...

2 weeks from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Teen Mental Health Matters
Understanding and Supporting Adolescent Well-Being: Join Mbali in raising awareness about teen mental health issues and empowering parents, educators, and teens themselves with knowledge and resources to promote mental wellness and seek support when needed. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers, parents...

2 weeks from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Nancy Kashimoto
South Africa United States of America
Coping with Childhood Anxiety
Join Nancy in exploring evidence-based strategies from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help children and adolescents manage anxiety, as well as offering guidance for parents in supporting their children through anxious moments About Nancy: Nancy is a dedicated registered counsellor, with a keen interest in understanding the deep influence of...

2 weeks from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Mandisa Mtembu
South Africa United States of America
Parenting Series: How to Talk to Your Children about Safeguarding & Child Protection with Mandisa Mtembu
Learn effective ways to discuss safeguarding and child protection with your children using age-appropriate strategies. This session will equip you with the tools to educate and protect your young ones in a sensitive and empowering manner. About Mandisa: Mandisa Mtembu is the director of well-being at an independent school in...

3 weeks from now @ 12:15
Hosted on Friday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Mental Health Education for Teens and Parents
Promoting Understanding and Awareness: Explore the role of mental health education in empowering teens and parents with knowledge and skills to recognize, understand, and respond to mental health challenges effectively and compassionately. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers, parents and working with...

3 weeks from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Saturday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
Empowering Adolescents
Tools for Coping and Growth: Delve into adolescent mental health with Kaylee, exploring practical techniques and interventions to support teenagers facing emotional and behavioral difficulties. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works with adults, and offers relationship counselling. Her life purpose is...

3 weeks from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Saturday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
Navigating Family Dynamics with CBT Techniques
Delve into the world of family counseling with Lyr, as she shares practical CBT-based techniques for improving communication, resolving conflicts, and fostering positive relationships within the family unit. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and specializations in CBT, anxiety, family and parental counseling,...

3 weeks from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Sunday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
Thriving as a Single Parent
Discover practical tips, emotional support, and community connections to help you navigate the unique challenges of single parenthood with resilience and confidence. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and specializations in CBT, anxiety, family and parental counseling, and mood disorders. October provides educational...

3 weeks from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Sunday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
Thriving as a Single Parent
Discover practical tips, emotional support, and community connections to help you navigate the unique challenges of single parenthood with resilience and confidence. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and specializations in CBT, anxiety, family and parental counseling, and mood disorders. October provides educational...

3 weeks from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Monday by Dr. Gail Ashford
South Africa United States of America
Women's Monthly HIV & Reproductive Support with Dr. Gail Ashford
Women living with HIV often have many questions about their health, their future, their sex life, their fertility and family planning, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Dr. Gail is here to answer questions, engage in discussion, and offer expert insights. About Gail: Dr Gail is an HIV clinician who has worked with...

3 weeks from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Sherylene Ganesh
South Africa United States of America
Parenting Series: Understanding and Nurturing Infant Mental Health with Sherylene Ganesh
In the delicate first months of life, the emotional and psychological well-being of your baby lays the foundation for a lifetime. This session delves into the critical importance of infant mental health and how being deeply attuned to your baby's needs can foster a secure attachment relationship. About Sherylene: Sherylene...

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