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HIPPY Oakville is starting a blog especially for parents. Watch this space for our weekly post. Please post your comments and share your interests. Let us know if there is a topic you are interested in!

FIVE Important Reasons Why Your Child Should Be Physically Active

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Apr 17
1. Physical activity, particularly intense activity, develops better bone and heart health and a healthier body. 2. Children who are physically active are more able to manage their own behaviour and get on better with others. 3. Children with good fine and gross motor skills are better able to sit

HIPPY Oakville – Posts For Parents PFP

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Apr 17
Catch them doing well! How to acknowledge and reward your children when they have done something well? Catch them at it! Not only will it make both of you feel good, it will also motivate them to repeat the behaviour. Studies show that the warmth and affection developed when positive

Let’s Talk About Math

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Apr 09
We often talk about the importance of reading to our children but we don’t very often talk about the importance of doing math with them. Our babies and toddlers are developing a math vocabulary with along with the names of the objects around them. Just as our children need to

Learning To Read

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Apr 02
Learning to read does not happen all at once! The best time to learn is usually at the pre-school level. Little and often is the best approach! 9 activities that pre-readers and beginning readers like to do: • look at books • be read to • hold books and pretend

Be A Champion

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Feb 26
A champion supports and defends.   A champion encourages.  And every child needs a champion.   As a HIPPY Oakville Mother, you are that champion for your child!  No one knows your child better than you.  No one can champion your child, and advocate for your child better than you.

UBUNTU

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Feb 26
Ubuntu is an Nguni word that is very hard to translate into English. Ubuntu is the African view of community. It says, “I am a human because I belong. I participate and I share.” I am because of you. People are not people without people. Our well being is deeply