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Why won’t my baby sleep?

Why won’t my baby sleep?

All new parents are sleep deprived at one time or another. Many wish they could wave a magic wand to get their little one back to sleep! Well-meaning friends and family are eager to tell you how their child was “a good baby” and “slept 12 hours a night”. And as...

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The Long Days of Summer – Fort Building

The Long Days of Summer – Fort Building

Are you looking for something to do with the children in your home child care this summer?  Why not build a fort or several forts?  Fort building is a universal attraction for all children and children from all areas of the world build them. The nice thing about this...

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5 Refreshing & naturally infused water recipes

With the weather warming up, you're probably looking for different ideas to quench your thirst! Our dietitian, Melissa Koch, posted these great fruit-flavoured water recipes last year and I wanted to share it with you once again. Let us know what you’re favourite...

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It’s Summer-Let’s Get Outdoors

It’s Summer-Let’s Get Outdoors

The Canadian Child Care Federation has some new blog posts which highlight the importance of children’s outdoor play.  These posts were written by educators who have been involved in the Lawson Foundation Outdoor Play Strategy.  They explore how outdoor play enhances...

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Keep Your Family Safe this Summer!

Keep Your Family Safe this Summer!

For most of us, summer is the season to be outdoors, but increased time outside in the warm weather brings with it some potential safety issues for children and families.  Here are some considerations and tips for keeping your family safe this summer. Be Sun Savvy...

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Physical Literacy

Physical Literacy

This week’s guest blogger is Susan Scoffin, a local RECE who is engaged in the sector in a number of ways, including at Investing In Quality, a local initiative to support quality in the early learning sector, and as an instructor in Trent’s School of Education and...

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Celebrating Fathers!

Celebrating Fathers!

With Father's Day on the horizon, now is a time to reflect on the positive effects of involved fathering. While parenting is, of course, a year-round job for moms and dads, Father's Day gives us an opportunity to think about the ways that being a dad is special. It's...

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What’s happening in June?

Care Provider Play Group June 7:  There is no playgroup on this day. We will be closed for a staff professional training day.  June 14:  Nancy Benjamin will be facilitating a cooking activity with the group. June 21st:  Pot-luck and final day of playgroup until...

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The Peterborough Family Resource Centre and all Hub locations will be closed June 30th, Programming will resume Tuesday Sept. 5th. Administration office will open Aug. 14th.