Family Matters

Family Matters

Enjoy nature as it comes into bloom

As we head into May, and nature is waking up after a long slumber, there are so many things to look forward to.  I don’t know about you but I almost jump up and down for joy this time of year, as more and more of my yard is once …

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Family Matters

Spring is in the air!

Spring may be officially here, but it is hard to believe with all the snow on the ground.  April is that crazy transition month in Quebec where we can expect anything from snowstorms to t-shirt weather.  For many of us, this is not our favourite time of year. Personally, I …

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Family Matters

The countdown to spring is on!

The countdown is on and believe it or not, spring is at our doorsteps!  With days getting longer and warmer, now is the time to get outside and enjoy these last weeks of winter before the snow is gone.  I personally love these warmer and snowy days when we don’t …

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Family Matters

Sending some love your way

As we start this second month of 2022, are you finding it hard to remain hopeful?  I know I am finding it a challenge. The rapid spread of Omicron and the impact of the pandemic on daily life has left many of us feeling knocked down and defeated.  Once again, …

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Family Matters

Let’s start fresh in 2022!

And just like that, a New Year has begun again!   I hope that you had a nice holiday season and are feeling refreshed as you begin 2022. We cannot know what the coming year will bring, or what health restrictions will be in place, but I am deciding to be …

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Family Matters

Winter is at our doorstep!

With the holiday season at our doorstep, I would like to take a moment to send some love and holiday cheer to you and your families.   It has been wonderful to connect with many of you this fall, whether virtually or in-person at our virtual workshops, our baby activities or …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Christmas Family Fun Boxes

SOLD OUT!  Once again, the COVID-19 Grinch has kept us from planning our annual EPIQ Ho Ho Ho Children’s Holiday Gathering.  Never fear, the community Wellness Centre and Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) are working together on something fun for families! A team of jolly volunteers from our EPIQ (English-speaking …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Feeling tired? You are not alone!

Do you find that you are feeling drained and exhausted these days?  You are not alone.  As we transition into colder and darker days, a lack of sunshine can greatly affect energy and mood.  Fall is also a very busy time of year for families that can drain everyone’s energy …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Finding our balance this fall

Fall is a very busy time of year for families, don’t you find?  With the busier schedule that autumn brings, I know my family always seems to scramble a bit to find our rhythm and balance, and I’ve noticed we’re not alone.  Not to mention how we have all had …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Getting back into the swing of things

As we enter into these last few weeks of summer, that back-to-school feeling is in the air.  Maybe your children are heading back to daycare or school, maybe you are going back to work, or perhaps you are simply settling back into a routine after summer vacation. Whatever your situation, …

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