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Culture Days Manitoba is a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. The 9th annual Culture Days weekend is September 28, 29 and 30, 2018 and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities. Read more.

Shyness in the school-aged child

We live in a culture that values social interaction and extroversion, but not everyone is wired this way. Some people, kids included, tend to hang back a bit more, and are a little more cautious by nature. Of course, there is nothing wrong with shyness, but parents can sometimes worry that being shy will lead to unhappiness or loneliness for their child, and having a shy or introverted child can seem especially challenging when you or your partner are more outgoing. But take heart – rest assured many shy or introverted kids go on to lead happy and fulfilling lives! There are things that you can do to help your child come out of his or her shell and make friends along the way. Read more.

The Importance of Family Mealtimes

Family life seems busy for all of us these days. Working parents, extracurricular activities, homework: sometimes it can seem impossible just to get everyone in one place! Although many of us might remember eating with our families at the dinner table when we were growing up, family mealtimes might seem tough to navigate these days. But, eating together as a family can offer many benefits for kids.Read more

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