• Happy Halloween?

    I have a LOVE/HATE relationship with Halloween!  I love costumes and being a part of a community wide celebration.  It reminds me of cultural festivals we don’t have in North America where people pour into the streets to celebrate being alive and being together.  Yet,

  • Virtual Early Learning program

    If the weather has got you in the house, there is a Virtual StrongStart program you can access.  The program also helps you get access to FREE online books.

    Deb Wormley works with the Northern BC Distance Education Centre and can help you access information about early learning online.

  • November Early Learning Calendars

    Happy SNOVEMBER!  Welcome winter!  Living here for 37 years has taught me that the best way to survive winter is to keep active and stay involved.  As we transition into winter, I hope you continue to attend these amazing programs.  If you have questions or need help finding programs and activities in your neighbourhood,

  • Imaginative Play

    We are all getting the message that play is essential to optimal human development.  Here Vivian Gussin Paley, celebrated author of multiple books about story telling and imaginative play with young children,

  • A dancing perspective

    The weather put a damper on the Family Week Barn Dance.  We had a smaller crowd than expected for the dance at Alwin Holland.   By 7:45, though, my daughter and I had made a dozen new friends,

  • StrongStart Family Gym Night

    As part of Fort St. John Loves Families Week, SD 60 hosted a StrongStart Family Gym Night at Robert Ogilvie.  It was a wonderful evening.  So wonderful, in fact, that many friends did not want to leave.  Myself included.  Have a peak.