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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Let’s be Proactive

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Following our recent Woman Abuse Awareness Event ‘Rage against Violence’ we received this blog from an Anonymous contributor who lost a loved one years ago to domestic violence. No person, whether male or female, deserves to be abused!   Domestic violence MUST be obliterated.   How?   It seems to me that we must learn, teach and demonstrate respect for others.  The Golden Rule comes to mind.  “Do unto other others as you would have them...

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One Woman’s Journey

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I have worked for this agency for over 20 years and have had the opportunity to work with and support some amazing women during my time here. The stories we hear on a daily basis can certainly be difficult, but we have a job to do and that’s to help women live in a world without violence. Last May 2014 I was connected to a new client.  She shared that she had been living in a verbally, emotionally and physically abusive marriage.  She had...

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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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Community focus at the Boardwalk

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  The Boardwalk is regarded as the destination of choice on the west side of Kitchener-Waterloo, as the host of dozens of retailers, variety of dining options, extensive medical services, entertainment, and gathering space.   Appreciated for its mix of unique stores and convenient access to national chains, their community-focus goes far beyond providing retail enjoyment. The Boardwalk is the lead sponsor for Women’s Crisis Services’ 6th...

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