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Deciding when your child is ready for organized sports

Deciding when your child is ready for organized sports

Organized sports are one form of physical activity. But remember, children need to have developed certain fundamental skills in order to successfully take part in sports.
 


Developing a positive relationship with your child’s school

Developing a positive relationship with your child’s school

There are lots of ways to support your child’s success in school, but one of the most important is to develop a positive relationship with your child’s teacher and other school staff.
 


Eating right for you and your baby

Eating right for you and your baby

If you’re expecting a baby, you want the very best for your newborn. Eating the right foods when you’re pregnant will help you grow a healthy baby. And, you’ll feel better, too.


E-Learning Course- Being the Bridge: Building Language While you Wait- For Parents of children from birth to two and half years

E-Learning Course- Being the Bridge: Building Language While you Wait- For Parents of children from birth to two and half years

This e-learning course was created in York Region to provide parents with information on the role of attachment and routines in language development, insight into how communication develops from birth, as well as practical strategies to promote your child’s understanding and use of language at home. A French version is under development.


E-Learning Course- The Power of Play- Creating Opportunities for Speech and Language Development for Parents of Preschoolers (2 1/2 to 4 years)

E-Learning Course- The Power of Play- Creating Opportunities for Speech and Language Development for Parents of Preschoolers (2 1/2 to 4 years)

This e-learning course was created in York Region to provide parents with information on how play skills and peer interaction skills develop, the link between pretend play, cognitive, and language development, and practical strategies for promoting your child’s understanding and use of language within playful activities at home. A French version is under development.


Ensuring your child’s online safety

Kids these days are spending a lot of time online, especially with social media. Some of their online activities can jeopardize their privacy.  And that could put their personal safety at risk.


Feeding your baby

Feeding your baby

Feeding your baby in his or her first year can be a real adventure. What’s more, it can lay the foundation for healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.


Fifty things to do before you're 12

Fifty things to do before you're 12

Friends of Lake Laurentian, Earthcare, Science North, the City of Greater Sudbury have created a handy list of 50 things to do before you’re 12. They can be done throughout the City of Greater Sudbury – some at home, and others by visiting local outdoor areas, such as Lake Laurentian Conservation Area. See if you can do all 50... and don’t worry if you’re a little older than 12. Click for your list.


Finding a health care provider

Finding a health care provider for you and your family may not be that easy, especially if there’s a shortage in your area. There is help.


Finding activities for kids with special needs

Finding activities for kids with special needs

More and more recreational opportunities are opening up within our community for children with special needs. From summer camps to special swims and adapted sports, find out what Sudbury has to offer for your family.

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