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Girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice...

Posted: November 15th, 2011

Little Ella glances at her mother’s face and stops. She was hot on the path to the forbidden bookcase to take another of daddy’s books out—a new favourite game. However, her mother’s mere expression stopped her. According to Louann Brizendine’s “The Female Brain,” Ella is typical of two year old...more

Golden Opportunity for Child Care - City Hall Rally

Posted: May 26th, 2015

Last night, Monday May 25, Early Childhood Educators, gathered at City Hall in Campbell River with their children, partners, friends, parents and anyone else who was urged to be there. They took hold of a golden opportunity to show our local government that a plan is needed that addresses the...more

Happy Halloween

Posted: October 31st, 2011

My tricksters 12 years ago.And…..they still like decorating pumpkins today.  Keep traditions alive in your family, little or big, children value them as they grow older.Happy Halloween, be safe tonight!more

Honouring the Child

Posted: November 24th, 2011

On Wednesday November 23 Campbell River celebrated National Child Day.  This is a day to honour the child, usually celebrated across the country on November 20.  First proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1954, it was established to encourage all countries to institute a day,...more

Is your business child and family friendly?

Posted: December 8th, 2011

Coastal Eyecare was thrilled to receive the 2010 Family Friendly Business of the Year for 2010. Since that time we have been asked questions such as, “How did you create a Family Friendly business” and “What can I do to make sure my business is Family Friendly?” I realized that many businesses...more

Keep it Simple

Posted: October 26th, 2011

From the time of conception, new parents have entered an arena of product and information bombardment somewhat resembling a game of third grade dodge ball. Product names, programs, authors, research and gimmicks are hurled at every turn, in effort to win over parents who are keen to do everything...more

Learning to See – How Vision Develops

Posted: May 24th, 2011

Newborns have all the eye structures necessary to see, but they haven’t learned to use them yet. Infants' vision begins to develop at birth. Babies spend much of their early weeks and months of life learning how to see--developing such skills as focusing, teaming their eye movements, recognizing...more

Let’s Get BC’s Children and Youth on the Political Agenda!

Posted: April 8th, 2013

First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition is a non-partisan, province-wide coalition of over 90 provincial and regional organizations, engaged communities and hundreds of individuals who come together to mobilize British Columbians in support of strong public policies and the allocation...more

MAY IS SPEECH AND HEARING MONTH

Posted: May 7th, 2012

Do you know a child who is two years old and only using a few words? Do you know a child who is three years old and very difficult to understand? If so, you might know a child with speech and/or language difficulties. Now is the time to get more information, since May is Speech and Hearing Month....more

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Posted: September 12th, 2011

In Celebration of National Breastfeeding Week Please join in the fun to supportBreastfeeding Challenge EventSaturday, October 1, 2011Vancouver Island Regional Library1240 Shoppers Row, Campbell River10:30-11:00 a.m.   Story Time for All and Registration11:00  Challenge Event11:15 – 12:00 noon  ...more
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