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A Parents’ Guide to Kindergarten Readiness

You are Your Child’s First Teacher

During the first months of life, your baby’s brain is developing the foundation for lifelong learning. 154 more words

Solving education one puzzle at a time

One of the most exciting things I have seen recently, was a pre-school offering “Puzzle Club” as an extra mural. With today’s busy life, it has become all too easy for parent’s to let their children do puzzles on a tablet, instead of taking the time to sit and teach them to do traditional puzzles, to sit and manipulate the pieces until they fit together to create a whole picture. 552 more words

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Pediatricians and addictions experts concerned about children’s screen time

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics have recommended limits to children’s exposure to technology like handheld devices and video games, according to an… 114 more words

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More child and youth federal budget briefs

Campaign 2000’s recent federal pre-budget submission, entitled How Canada can meet its commitment to end child poverty in Canada, notes: “More children and their families lived in poverty as of 2011 than they did in 1989 when the House of Commons unanimously resolved to end child poverty in Canada. 167 more words

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More evidence: Early childhood investments substantially boost adult health

The research article, “Early Childhood Investments Substantially Boost Adult Health,” published in Science, gives more evidence about the importance of investments in early childhood programs and supports. 138 more words

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Parents Misled by Cry-It-Out Sleep Training Reports

*First author is Angela Braden, journalist at Science Mommy

Mainstream parenting media are asserting once again that the cry-it-out… 108 more words


Launch of Single Mothers' Alliance

Bravo to a group of single moms who, in June, established the Single Mothers’ Alliance BC (SMA). Cofounders are Melissa Beedle, Christina Needham, Viveca Ellis, Frances Stone and Camilla Lade. 76 more words

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