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by | Jan 1, 2021 | Blog, Events


These are unprecedented times for parents who are facing new challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve created a specialized virtual program in partnership with UBC designed to connect you with other parents going through the same thing in a private, secure network. This program, called Stronger Together, will give you access to evidence-based programs, tools and virtual coaching to help make each day a bit easier. By joining Stronger Together, you can access the Parenting During COVID-19 Community.

What is the ‘Parenting During COVID-19’ Community All About?

The Parenting During COVID-19 community is an app-based program all about supporting parents through the COVID-19 pandemic. We are here to help you learn more about how you can better support yourself and your child during this time. We will explore self care, burn out, mental wellbeing, emotions, our “new normal,” and some healthy habits for the whole family!

Not only will you get free virtual tools and connection in the palm of your hand, your participation will help us gather valuable information to ensure that parents have proper support in the future. 

Why Should I Join?

  • Connect with and support other parents who are going through the same thing, all on a private, safe and secure network
  • Free, evidence-based programs developed in partnership with the Institute of Curiosity
  • Access virtual support tools
  • Daily coaching
  • Your participation helps other parents in the future

By joining Stronger Together, you will help make a difference in the lives of Canadians, while benefiting from a private social network of your peers, virtual support and curated content all in the palm of your hand. 

parenting during covid-19

About Our Partners at the Institute of Curiosity

The Parenting During COVID-19 community has been created in collaboration with the Institute of Curiosity, which is founded by Kathy Taberner and Kristen Siggins. Kathy and Kirsten are a mother/daughter team specializing in effective conversation skills for work and home. Their unique conversation framework and simple, effective approach are what they are known for. At work, they help professionals have better conversations so they can optimize teams and leaders to move their business forward. At home, they help parents be their best when parenting gets tough so they can better understand their kids, bringing more joy and connection to their home life. Kathy and Kirsten are also authors of ‘The Power Of Curiosity: How To Have Real Conversations That Create Collaboration, Innovation & Understanding’, as well as certified executive coaches.

Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis, Principal Investigator
Professor, Department of Medicine

Stronger Together UBC Study

Please note that if you do choose to post to the study page, and/or “like”, “comment”, and/or “follow” the study page, you may be publicly identified with the study. Should you wish to remain completely anonymous, please refrain from engaging with the online study content on publicly available pages with your identifiable information.

*This is a non-research quality improvement community

**Certain participants i.e. those supporting others living with a condition, are invited to join the Stronger Together community as part of a non-research quality improvement project. Community-specific details will be provided within the registration forms.

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