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Screen-time: It’s not just about the kids

Screen-time: It’s not just about the kids

Many parents have had conversations about their children and the use of screens:  how much is too much, and what age is it OK to begin using screens? Research is beginning to show us that considering our kids screen use is important, but equally important is...

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New Early ON Programs

New Early ON Programs

We are excited to announce two new programs beginning in April 2018. These programs are for families with children 6 years and younger. At Antrim St. we will be offering a Family Play to Learn Program on Saturdays 1:00-3:30 p.m. beginning Saturday April 7th. At...

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Feeling depressed? Physical activity may help

  I’m sure the last thing most new, sleep deprived parents are thinking about is squeezing exercise into an already busy schedule!  However, what if I told you that it can be done as part of yo… Source: Feeling depressed? Physical activity may help

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Taking Care of You!

Taking Care of You!

Here’s a radical idea - parenting is easier when you make time for yourself too. This is a concept that doesn’t get acknowledged as much as it should, as for many of us our focus on the needs of our family takes priority over our own needs. Constantly dealing with...

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Developing a “Growth Mindset”

You might have heard the term “Growth Mindset” recently, in your work with children.  The term was first coined by Carol Dweck, and describes how individuals with a growth mindset believe talents, abilities and skills can be developed by anyone with hard work, good...

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No Me & My Dad Program January 25th. Join us at Ptbo Square for Family Literacy Day. Tuesday January 28, 2020 Otonabee Valley Public School and Lakefield District Public School sites and programs will be closed. For more information click here.