LIFE: Living In Families Effectively

The Pillars of LIFE Seminars

Mastering Parenting, Adult Relationships, and Personal Development: Understanding the parent-child connection as it relates to boundaries, effective communication, understanding our children's behaviour and bringing practical insight to discipline.

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Boundaries and Family Systems

Boundaries are personal property lines that define who you are and who you are not, and influence all areas of your life.

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Communication

With effective communication, you foster cooperation, emotional safety, and clarity. Language is powerful and words matter.

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Understanding Behaviour

Understand your child's unique temperament, challenging behaviours, and correct your lens for a better, more peaceful parenting experience.

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Effective Discipline Means to Teach

Adopt effective disciplinary strategies, maintaining respect and love while instilling important life values. How are you getting in the way of your child's responsibilities?

Live Courses

LIFE Seminars runs regular, in-person and Zoom-based courses to help people improve their relationships

In-Person Only - Two Saturdays, Sept. 14th & 28th/24 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Sidestepping the Power Struggle

This popular course applies to children of all ages from tots to teens. Each week is packed with information and supported by printed material and audio handouts. We start off by exploring where challenging behaviours come from and outline individual differences in temperament. Once parents understand why their children behave the way they do, they are then offered strategies for effective discipline.

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Eight Tuesday Nights, Sept. 17th to Nov. 5th, 2024

Mad Love: A Course for Couples in a Committed Relationship

A course for couples of any kind wanting to nurture their relationship. This course is limited in seating so if you are able to commit to these dates and want to join the course, sign up now.

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Zoom: Sidestepping the Power Struggle

This course turns things around for parents very quickly. Many parents struggle to understand their kid’s behaviour and feel like they are either failing as a parent or become focused on the idea that their is something wrong with their child. Find peace, answers and strategies in this dynamic course.

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Free resources and other courses

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About Allison Rees

Dr. Allison Rees has been teaching LIFE Seminars courses, counselling families, and training other professionals since 1993. She co-hosted a weekly radio show for twelve years, covering the LIFE material and interviewing many other educators in her field.

She is the co-author of two parenting books and countless audio books on parenting, intimate relationships, running and managing educational groups and personal development. She is the trusted voice of parenting in Victoria, B.C.

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