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Tag: Children & Families

17 Children’s Books that Celebrate Fathers

17 Children’s Books that Celebrate Fathers

Made for Me Board by Zack Bush  (Author), Gregorio De Lauretis (Illustrator): Of all the children that ever could be, You are the one made just for me. From a child’s first uttered Dada” to his or her first unsteady steps, nothing can adequately convey the joy and awe of…

10 Children’s Books to Share with your Child About Grief and Loss

10 Children’s Books to Share with your Child About Grief and Loss

When a close friend or family member dies, it can be difficult for children to express their feelings. The following list of books can help your child make sense of grief and loss and the complex emotions they’re feeling. They can also open the door…

New from LEARN Quebec!  My Goodnight Bag for Children 3-5 Years Old

New from LEARN Quebec!  My Goodnight Bag for Children 3-5 Years Old

My Goodnight Bag is a bedtime routine kit developed by LEARN with funding from CHSSN and in collaboration with community partners. The resources in the kit are for children 3 to 5 years old and their families, to support their first transition to school and…

Find Out What’s New in our Spring 2020 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New in our Spring 2020 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

In our Spring 2020 Issue of our Newsletter, find out the latest news on health and social services in the Outaouais, including: Keeping You Up to Date on COVID-19 Celebrating Family Literacy Day! Listen Up Ladies!  Here’s What You Need To Know About Heart Disease Medical…

#DidYouKnow: 1 in 5 Canadian Adults Live with Chronic Diseases- and that Some of these Diseases are Now Showing Up in Kids?

#DidYouKnow: 1 in 5 Canadian Adults Live with Chronic Diseases- and that Some of these Diseases are Now Showing Up in Kids?

And the # risk factor of Chronic Diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes is diet. Every year in March, Dietitians of Canada organizes Nutrition Month to provide information and guidance to Canadians, making it a little easier for them to choose, eat and enjoy…

#LiteracyFun: 9 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Kindness & Empathy

#LiteracyFun: 9 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Kindness & Empathy

The following are beautifully written and illustrated books that offer lessons about friendship, understanding, thoughtfulness and compassion. These books capture the power of kindness, the ability to see outward, as well as the sense of purpose and pride that can come from helping someone. They…

#LiteracyFun: 10 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Perseverance

#LiteracyFun: 10 Children’s Books to Spark Conversations about Perseverance

The following are beautifully written and illustrated books that offer lessons about perseverance and why staying with a goal, despite challenges or setbacks, can be so very gratifying. Salt in His Shoes by Deloris Jordan, Roslyn M. Jordan, et al. As a child, Michael almost…

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in our Special 2019 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in our Special 2019 Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

In this Special 2019 Issue of our Newsletter, find out about important news and upcoming events: Celebrating Early Childhood Week at our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup! Getting to Know our English-Speaking Families with Children 0-5 Years Old Regional and Local Organizations Consultated by the Secretariat…

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Fall 2019 Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Fall 2019 Newsletter!

In this Fall 2019 Issue of our Newsletter, find out about important news and upcoming events: Dissatisfied with Service Received by a Health Care Provider?  Find steps to lodging a complaint and resources to help you. Become a Smoke-Free Family! Youth & Vaping: What You…

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Summer 2019 Newsletter!

Find Out What’s New and Upcoming in Connexions Summer 2019 Newsletter!

In this Summer 2019 Issue of our Newsletter, find out about the following important upcoming events and news: You’re invited to Connexions’ Annual General Meeting on June 18 with special guest speaker, Ms. Jane Toller, Warden for the MRC Pontiac. New! Report on English-Speaking Families…

Daycare Services for Children with Special Needs

Daycare Services for Children with Special Needs

Quebec has established its own unique approach to daycare for children 0-4, with subsidized and recognized Child Care Centres (CPEs) and Subsidized Family Home Daycares where spaces are offered at reduced contribution for infants through school-age children. Two ministries regulate, oversee and administer child care…