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Holding On to Our Kids in a Digital World

by Deborah MacNamara Digital devices provide kids with the capacity to connect with each other like never before. No longer confined by geography , classroom walls or home, they have unprecedented access to a constant stream of friends, information and entertainment. While our kids em
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You CAN Stop Yelling. Here’s your 10 step plan.

You CAN Stop Yelling. Here’s your 10 step plan. By Aha! Parenting “I’m trying stop yelling, but I can’t. And I can’t imagine getting my kids to listen if I don’t yell at them. …Can you move in with me for a week?!” – Cheralynn Like Chera
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Heart and Mind Conference: Human Connection in a Digital World

Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl ( – Humans are wired to connect. It is a basic need like food, shelter and is essential for survival. – Social isolation increases our chance of death by 32% – Connection through touch i
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15 Adorable Facts About How Babies Learn from Mental Floss

  For the first few years of a baby’s life, everything in the world is new. Learning is a 24/7 process. They have to figure out how to move their bodies, how to manipulate objects, how to understand and use language, and more. It’s an understandably exhausting process. Here are 1
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How to Raise a Responsible Child

  We all want to raise responsible children. And we all want to live in a world where others have been raised to be responsible, a world where adults don’t shrug off their responsibilities as citizens. As my son said, surveying the littered park when he was three, “Don̵
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Breastfeeding Tips

  Courtesy of Mothering Magazine, here’s Breastfeeding 101: A primer of everything you need to know about nursing to get you started. Before you know it, you’ll be completely comfortable nursing your baby — and awed at the amazing dance of mothers and infants th
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Canadian Tire JumpStart Program

  Contact Information: Family Dynamix Address: 1317 7th Avenue, Invermere, BC Telephone: 250-342-5566 Website: One-in-three Canadian families cannot afford to enrol their children in organized sports and/or physical activities (Vision Critical, 2011) which me
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Kindergarten Seperation Anxiety

Self-Care Quiz

Self-Care Quiz How well are you at taking care of yourself? Answer Yes or No to the following questions and score yourself below. Yes___ No___ 1. Do you take time for yourself every day? Yes___ No___ 2. Do you exercise 5 times a week for at least 30 minutes? Yes___ No___ 3. Do you get
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Steps to Have a Stress(less) Christmas!

 Steps to Have a Stress(less) Christmas! Thrift Store, recycled or handmade gifts, can be fun and creative, and environmentally friendly. Draw names among the family/friends this way you purchase one gift, reduces cost and stress during the holidays. Give a gift of your time; make a g
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