SOUP’S ON!

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  Judy Woodhouse ECE Children’s author Anselma volunteer With the price of groceries going up, up and up, it is becoming harder to eat healthy on a budget. We can all save money by cooking at home more often. It can be an enjoyable and rewarding process that usually ends with something delicious. I have found some great ideas and recipes at www.budgetbytes.com. Here are a few tips to get started. 1 Plan your meals. Pick your recipes based on...

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Rebuild Haven House Ground Breaking

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Rebuild Haven House Ground Breaking Celebration Cambridge, ON- Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region (WCSWR) held a ground breaking ceremony today to celebrate the start of construction of “Haven House”, a 45-bed shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and abuse in the Region of Waterloo. To learn all about this project, and why we are rebuilding, click here. The new Haven House will be built on a 2.286 acre...

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GETTING SOME Zzz…s

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  All parents know the effect a poor night’s sleep can have on our kids. Lack of sleep can cause crankiness, problems with attention and learning and behavior issues.   Here are a few tips to help your kids (and you) sleep better. Encourage exercise during the day. (Long walks, swimming, playing in the park). Studies show increasing physical activity through the day can lead to better sleep. Limit young kid’s exposure to violent...

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Helping to Build Resiliency with our Children

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      Resiliency is the ability to bounce back from difficult situations, cope with significant life changes and the ability to problem solve in helpful and constructive ways.  If we do not have resiliency, then we are more likely to be negatively impacted by upsetting or traumatic life events.  “Resilient children use coping skills that they developed from past experiences to cope better with new situations as they arise”....

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TD BANK GROUP Celebrates Mother’s Day

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TD Bank Group celebrates Mother’s Day with an investment in the Women of Waterloo Region Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region is very proud to thank TD Bank Group for their support of the campaign to Rebuild Haven House, the shelter supporting abused women and their children in Cambridge and North Dumfries. TD announced today that they are investing $50,000 in the safety and the future of women in our region. “The care, love and...

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