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Our role is to help families with their children’s development.  This site lets parents, service providers, and the community know about the services we provide to families.

Praise and the underlying messages we send our children

Praise and the underlying messages we send our children

When we see our children involved in things that are challenging for them, or beaming with pride when they accomplish something, it is natural to use praise. Praise is a great way to motivate, encourage, and reward our children. This is because praise affects how our...

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Forgotten personal stories of NONAs history

Forgotten personal stories of NONAs history

In October of 2020, NONA celebrated its 45th birthday. As the Centre rapidly approaches half a century, we tasked our 2021 summer student, Maddy Tupper, with the job of documenting our history. Maddy writes, “It was easy to visit the record room and read binders of...

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Helping your Child to Regulate

Helping your Child to Regulate

Young children learn how to cope with their emotions and stressful events through their parents or primary caregiver. This means that when our children experience upset, it is our job to help soothe them. They cannot do this by themselves yet. We are very social...

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How Children Learn with Play

How Children Learn with Play

Play is a natural way for children to learn about the world around them. Play allows children of all ages to explore their surroundings and their relationships. It helps create a sense of self, confidence, and an understanding of their social relationships. Generally,...

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Things To Do To Get Our Child Physically Active

Things To Do To Get Our Child Physically Active

Physical activity is a pretty big part of our children’s day-to-day lives. However, sometimes we are left scratching our heads, wondering what we can do with our kids or what they can do on their own to get them moving. Physical activity not only helps to keep...

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Phone: 250-549-1281
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Email: administration@nullnona-cdc.com

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