New Westminster Family Place has lots of fun events, and informative parenting sessions scheduled for the month of December. You’ll find all the details here: December 2011 NWFP List and here December 2011 NWFP calendar
“Hi, how are you?” “Fine, thanks. And you?” “Not bad.” So goes a simple and common exchange we hear and participate in nearly every day. But what if we were to take the question seriously and to answer as honestly as we could? Read More
(From Healthy Families:) The Early Years are a fascinating and often mysterious time. Copious amounts of information exists while much is still unknown. The process of deciphering, staying current and combining this knowledge into our daily practice can be challenging. Social and Emotional Development in the Early Years is the title of a series of [...]
From UBC Human Early Learning Partnership: Thank you for attending HELP’s Fall Research Exposition: 10 Years of Insight – Connecting the Dots. This year’s event connected neuroscience, to child development in BC, to family policy. This cell to society perspective has significantly contributed to our understanding of the importance of the early years. The day’s [...]
How are our approaches to play influenced by culture, and how are they impacted by the experience of immigration? That’s the intriguing question that Maya Goldstein, an MA graduate in Human Development, Learning and Culture at the Faculty of Education at UBC, has been investigating through a study conducted with South Asian families at a [...]
Shows how parent child interactions support healthy early childhood development.
This great video talks about ways to engage with your child, doing things they love. The simplest things mean so much to children. I like it when… from Kids New West on Vimeo. Shows how parent child interactions support healthy early childhood development.
(From EYCDI:) Early childhood living conditions provoke biological changes in genes leading to DNA “memory” that can last a lifetime, an international study has found.Experts have already noted that income, education and neighbourhood resources can have a dramatic effect on children’s health, and that a poor socio-economic environment in infancy can translate into a higher [...]
When : Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 Time: 6:15 – 8:15 PM Where: St. Barnabas Church Kitchen Located at 1010- 5th Ave. New Westminster Cost: $5.00 Per Family – payable at the workshop Come and learn how to preserve your own food. Learn up-to-date canning methods and sample some delicious jams, jellies and chutneys. An expert from [...]
The New Westminster ECD Committee invites you to another great FREE event for families with children aged 0-6 years… Come Participate and Celebrate National Child Day!! Meet people and organizations from your neighbourhood! Fun activities, crafts, entertainment and snacks! Free resource bags for families who register to attend! Date: Sunday, November 20, 2011 Time: 2:30 to [...]
Watch the three new short videos of Clyde Hertzman, Tom Boyce and Paul Kershaw discussing their work and its importance. Dr. Hertzman presents HELP’s cell to society research model used to explore early childhood development. Dr. Boyce discusses how the stresses and adversities of growing up in socio-economically disadvantaged environments get inside us and affect [...]