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Children’s Health Fair

Posted: March 15th, 2012

Join us tomorrrow, Friday, March 16 from 10 – 2 at Robron Centre for the Annual Children’s Health Fair.  Magical Face Painting Goody Bags Miss Judi and Friends Lots of games Free dental, vision, speech and developmental screening for toddlers and preschoolers.   Hope to see you there!! more

Could Today’s Fast-paced TV Put Your Child’s Brain at Risk?

Posted: February 27th, 2012

Don’t many of us suspect that TV and video games are bad for young children? We might, but research shows that children under the age of five typically watch more than four hours of TV a day. Not only that, today’s children begin their TV viewing at 4 months, rather than four years as it did in...more

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; the Invisible Disability!

Posted: May 7th, 2013

We typically acknowledge that life creates challenges for people with mobility impairments or visible developmental disabilities, but what about people who live with an invisible brain difference such as FASD? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term used to describe the range of damage...more

Get outside and Play

Posted: November 9th, 2012

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Notice

Posted: March 6th, 2012

Notice how children are unique in the way they grow and develop. Notice the amazing achievements children make in the early years when the brain is growing so quickly. Notice the powerful effect that loving relationships, encouraging talk and stimulating experiences have on learning in the early...more

Noticing a Child’s Hidden Successes

Posted: April 19th, 2012

  Adapted from PAUL TOUGH Published: September 25, 2009 New York Times   “Come on, Abigail.” “Wait!” Abigail said. “I’m not finished!” She slowly scratches out the letters in title, one by one: “T H E…” “Abigail, we’re waiting!” Jocelyn said. Henry sighed dramatically. “I’m going as fast as I...more

September 9th; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day

Posted: September 4th, 2013

Every year on September 9th, International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day is observed around the world. The first FASD Awareness Day was celebrated on 9/9/99.  This day was chosen to symbolize the nine months of pregnancy, promoting a healthy, and alcohol free lifestyle...more

Sleeping Babies

Posted: October 11th, 2012

A beautiful reminder that babies often sleep best when they are not alone.   more

The Early Years, The Ignored Years

Posted: March 12th, 2012

The recent teachers strike has brought forward much needed attention to the poor conditions our school aged children are experiencing in classrooms throughout B.C. A situation which pains and unites parents and professionals working with children across many disciplines, including Early Childhood...more

Top 5 Toys of All Time

Posted: February 22nd, 2012

Evolution and modernization has changed many things in our world, and as hard as corporations might try to include young children in this realm, it seems, some things will and should never change. As parents, we can all relate to moments when our very young child receives a toy, and is far more...more
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