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Thank You

Posted: April 5th, 2013

It takes the community to ensure all of our young children have the best start in life. Many thanks go out to the many organizations, groups and volunteers who participated in the Campbell River Children’s Health Fairs this year on Friday March 15. Thank you to: Active Campbell River, BC Transit,...more

Thank You

Posted: March 20th, 2012

It takes the community to ensure all of our young children have the best start in life. Many thanks go out to the many organizations, groups and volunteers who participated in the Campbell River Children’s Health Fairs this year on Friday March 16. Thank you to: Active Campbell River, BC Transit...more

The Importance of Relationship

Posted: June 16th, 2011

Whether your children are four or fourteen, the parent-child relationship is equally important. How would you rate your relationship with your child?  If your child has a problem, are you the person that he or she will come to for help?     As parents, we tend to be very concerned about ensuring...more

Tips for establishing Family Meal Time into Your Home

Posted: July 28th, 2011

Use these tips for establishing a family meal in your home. Prepare for AdversityWhile small children may not care, your teens may give you a little opposition about establishing family dinnertime.  Know what you will say when kids complain about this interruption in their lives. Be positive...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

Turning off Electronics

Posted: February 5th, 2013

Monday February 11 is a day for family.  Our children, our families are worth spending time with.  Pull out board games, go for a walk, sit and talk, turn on some music and dance around the living room.  The list is endless and doesn’t need to cost a cent.  So, let’s “unplug” from our electronic...more

UBC Finds More than 30% of Campbell River’s Children Vulnerable

Posted: January 31st, 2012

Researchers at UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership find that over one third of Campbell River children enter Kindergarten not quite ready to learn*. These children may not know how to take turns or make friends. They may not be able to hold a pencil or listen as a story is read. They may not...more

Unplug and Connect on Family Day

Posted: January 30th, 2013

  Success By 6 supports the children of our community, and on this first Family Day we are asking families to spend meaningful time together. Family Day is an opportunity for us to come together, to “unplug” from our electronic devices, and re-connect with our children. We know the profound...more

Ways to Bring Your Family to the Table Get Everyone Involved

Posted: July 26th, 2011

Make your kids part of the process. Get them to help with:·         the shopping·          the planning·         prepare meals togetherNutritionists believe children are more likely to eat something they have made some decisions about.  Steering them in the right direction is always left to you....more

What do you need to know about postpartum depression?

Posted: June 20th, 2011

Quick facts and tips for moms and family members to keep in mind when there is a new baby in the family: Sometimes it begins before the baby is bornSometimes it is a slow, subtle slide toward feeling numb or generally bleak about the events in your life Sometimes it is feeling worried and anxious...more
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