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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

Children’s Health Fair

Posted: February 20th, 2013

We are proud to once again present the Ready-Set Go Children’s Health Fair, Friday March 15, 10 – 2 @ Robron Centre, where community organizations will be available to provide parents of tots and preschoolers with information on safety, health, literacy awareness, recreation and a variety of...more

Children’s Health Fair

Posted: March 6th, 2013

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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

Curbing Consumerism in Childhood

Posted: February 17th, 2012

Spring Cleaning. It always reminds me that I have survived another gluttonous gift getting season by way of taking stock of what is now unloved, discarded and un-needed in order to de-clutter and simplify. It is easy to buy into manufactures claims of quality in their products when combined with...more

Daily reunions for the working parent

Posted: February 2nd, 2012

This article was seen in Parents As Teachers A Newsletter for Parents of Preschoolers by Columbia Public Schools Parents As Teachers.  In today’s society working parents are so busy with work and running their children from one activity to the next.  This article was a great reminder! Family...more

Early Experiences Critical for Early Development

Posted: January 31st, 2012

Turn off your T.V, they don't call them programs for nothing. Don't believe it?  Check out the  video to understand the effects that media has on the early development of children.  Children need more real time, real play and less fast paced media.  Change the beginning and you change the whole...more

Family Literacy Day ~ Friday January 27

Posted: January 11th, 2012

 Families will be able to participate in activities and fill in their passport to enter for a draw.  Visit the Community Centre for stories with Joyce McMann, Teddy Bear sleep over at the Vancouver Island Regional Library, learn how radio works at 99.7 the River and much much more.  More info to...more

Family Time Fishing

Posted: June 11th, 2012

Did you know that you can fish for free during Father's Day weekend in BC? What a great way to spend family time together celebrating dad.The Family Fishing Weekend is to encourage British Columbians, especially young people, to go fishing, learn a great new pastime and have fun with family and...more
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