Parenting tips offered tonight at JDF Rec Centre

Professional counsellor Kimberley Hopwood leads talk tonight in Colwood

Get a lesson on how to deal with the top five parenting challenges Wednesday (April 6) at the Juan de Fuca Rec. Centre from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

This positive parenting drop-in will present parents of young children tips for handling such issues as back talk, tantrums, not listening, whining and aggression. For parents of older children and teens, or those who are step-parents, this session aims to provide quick, practical tools to positively change the dynamics in your family.

The session is facilitated by parenting expert Kimberley Hopwood, who will also offer advice and support for attendees asking about specific parenting challenges.

The session costs $5. Stop by the front desk on your way in or to preregister, call 250-478-8384 and press ‘0’ or email Hopwood at for more information.