April NEW REsources

Here’s what you can enjoy inside Embolden PDC this month!

Just click each image to access the resource or for more information.



We are so excited to name the Institute of Child Psychology as our April PD Partner!

Embolden PDC Members will enjoy 40% OFF on the ICP Children’s Mental Health Conference happening April 21 and 22. 

The Institute of Child Psychology was created by a shared passion for empowering parents and caregivers to help children lead emotionally healthy lives. 

Our members also receive 25% off all ICP courses and 25% off on their world-class membership, which provides access to all of their pre-recorded courses and past workshops. 

Learn more about ICP and access your exclusive discount codes inside the Embolden PDC Portal.



Nap Time Webinars - April 28, 2023

We meet on the last Friday of each month on ZOOM from 1PM – 2PM.

Resilient Relationships: Building Bridges Between Families and Programs 

  • Learn how to form trusting and positive partnerships with families right from the start to build strong partnerships.
  • Discover how children develop emotional awareness and understanding through responsive relationships.
  • Explore the best strategies for key consistent communication, common language, and active listening.
  • Begin to make a common plan, involve parents in each day, and set boundaries


Carrot Patch Keepsake

Easily print this PDF keepsake template to make a fun and memorable Easter gift for your dayhome families.


incident report FORM - EDITABLE PDF

We’ve given our Incident Report Form an update!

This form is now an editable PDF that allows you to input your own logo and dayhome information into the form before sending it off to parents electronically to save you paper and ink!

Make things a whole lot easier for you and your dayhome clients by going digital!

Spring Busy Book

Check out the newest Busy Book in our Seasons Collection – SPRING! 

This spring themed busy book is full of activities to keep your dayhome kiddos entertained. From literacy to math and everything in between, this book is sure to provide hours of fun. 

This PDF book comes with easy to follow assembly instructions so you can print and assemble your busy book in no time flat.  

13 activities to choose from.
Use a dry erase pen for repeated use.

Revamped Startup e-book guide & workbook

We’ve done the first ever revamp of our popular Startup Guide! 

The new Startup Guide 2.0 now includes information on licensed dayhomes and has been completely updated to reflect the current dayhome landscape in Alberta. 

Check out our accompanying Dayhome Planning Workbook to help you get a good sense for what running a dayhome in Alberta might look like for you. 



Nap Time Chat - April 14, 2023

Don’t forget to join us for our Monthly Nap Time Chat inside the Embolden PDC Facebook Group! 

We get together on the 2nd Friday of every month to connect and unwind.

This is a great way to meet other dayhome professionals in our community. It’s a super casual atmosphere where you can share the wins and the struggles you’ve experienced over the month. Feel free to pop in and out at anytime during the hour!



April is a great month to get reconnected with our community so be sure to register for some upcoming events! You can check out what’s new and upcoming through the NETWORKING & EVENTS section of the portal! 

We look forward to connecting with you this month!!!


Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been a provider for 30 years – Embolden PDC is your community! 

We are Alberta’s Only Dayhome Support Network and we are dedicated to ensuring that all in-home child care professionals feel supported and valued as an integral part of the child care system in Alberta. 

We believe that with resources and support, safety and quality are enhanced within in-home child care – but often times resources and support that speak to the uniqueness of operating a dayhome can be difficult to find.

With Embolden PDC, dayhome operators can easily access all the resources and support they need to enjoy an empowering and rewarding career as a child care professional. 


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