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Early Childhood Education

United for BC Wildfire Recovery

Wildfires across British Columbia continue to force families from their communities, and our thoughts are with those who are being affected.  Many of your Success By 6 colleagues, community partners and the many children and families that are the focus of the initiative, have had to l
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Toxic Stress

The future of any society depends on its ability to foster the healthy development of the next generation. Extensive research on the biology of stress now shows that healthy development can be derailed by excessive or prolonged activation of stress response systems in the body and bra
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WHAT’S ON FOR KIDS CALENDAR Winter 2017

Columbia Valley Early Years Coalition | WHAT’S ON FOR KIDS CALENDAR Winter 2017| All Programs Are Free! INVERMERE/WINDERMERE DAY TIME PROGRAM LOCATION CONTACT INFOMATION MONDAY 9:00-11:30am Strong Start (CBAL) Eileen Madson Primary, 2001 15th Ave Katie Andruschuk: 250.409.4251 Tues &a
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Base Camp Coffee

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Seven Benefits of Using Routines with Your Kids

From AHA Parenting Routines eliminate power struggles Routines eliminate power struggles because you aren’t bossing the child around. This activity (brushing teeth, napping, turning off the TV to come to dinner) is just what we do at this time of day. The parent stops being the
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15 Fun Valentines Day Family Traditions from Aha! Parenting

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, because it celebrates the purpose of life. No, not chocolate, LOVE! Parents often ask me how they can find time to deepen their connection with their children, given how busy they are. Because Valentines Day is all about love, it gives y
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Activities for Kids

  Glowing Snow Supplies Needed: Snow Glow Sticks Instructions: Put the glow sticks outside ahead of time and have the toddler hunt for them If you have lots of snow, you can bury some more deeply than others Make a pattern in the snow with several glow sticks, or do glow stick ar
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14 Ways to Keep Your Child from Developing an Eating Disorder

  In this culture, unfortunately, many of us eat diets that aren’t very healthy, and we don’t get enough exercise. That’s true for our kids, too. In fact, experts suggest that this is the first generation that’s less healthy than their parents. Unfortunate
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Insight Out: Film Review of Inside Out

        by Sara Easterly Disney/Pixar’s animated movie, Inside Out, released on DVD and Blu-Ray throughout North America this week. I took my daughters to see the movie while it was still playing in theaters, and am happy to share some of my insights — and delights
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