Lots of Exciting Program Activity

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

As vacations wind down, the level of activity all across the Island is ramping up.  We are offering lots of programs and services to support you as parents and caregivers - and to provide great early learning experiences for children too!  

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What is FASD Awareness Day?

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

International FASD Awareness Day is observed annually on September 9th.  Proclamations are issued in countries, states, provinces, and towns all around the world.  Bells are rung at 9:09 a.m. in every time zone from New Zealand to Alaska.  People all around the world gather for events to raise awareness about...

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Teaching Opposites

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Teaching opposites is an ideal way to help improve your child’s ability to communicate. The addition of descriptive words to their vocabulary will greatly transform the level of detail your child can convey – ‘soft bunny’, ‘big teddy’ or ‘little boy’.

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Summer Safety Tips

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for children if parents don't take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings happen in home swimming pools.

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Family Home Child Care Coming to Cape Breton

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Family Home Child Care is here at last!  Family Place is very excited to announce that it has been approved to become Cape Breton's first registered Family Home Child Care program site.

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Four Plus Program Open for Registration

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Our Four Plus program, a new program offered in collaboration with the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board is now open for Fall registration.  This program is an early learning program specifically designed to meet the early learning needs of our African Nova Scotian families.

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Learn to Camp Programs in Cheticamp and Louisbourg A Huge Success

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

This year Family Place partnered with the Cape Breton Field Unit of Parks Canada along with the Fortress Louisbourg Association to offer our families the opportunity to participate in one of two Learn to Camp programs.  On June 27th families camped overnight at the Fortress of Louisbourg while on July...

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22nd Annual General Meeting Highlights

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

The Centre for the Arts in Inverness was a magnificant gathering place for us to celebrate our 22nd Annual General Meeting.  A group of approximately 65 people came together to enjoy fabulous local entertainment in English, French and Gaelic after enjoying a fabulous meal.  

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April is Oral Health Month

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April is Oral Health Month

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