Hot Off the Press! A New Resource Booklet for Parents of Pre-Teens!

Preadolescence is a crucial stage in the life of a child. From childhood to adolescence, children will go through many changes. As a parent, you want to support your child through these changes, guide them in their choices and ensure their safety.

SHINE Brighter: For You and Your Child is designed to help parents and their children navigate through this new stage! It will help parents gain a better understanding of this new phase of life and provide useful advice and activities that they can do with their pre-teen.

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Thanks to TCEnergy’s generous and continued support, we can continue to educate and empower youth with the tools and knowledge necessary to recognize and avoid potentially dangerous situations.Grâce au soutien généreux et continu dTCEnergy, nous pouvons poursuivre notre mission d’éduquer et d’habiliter les jeunes avec les compétences et connaissances nécessaires pour reconnaître et se protéger contre des situations potentiellement dangereuses. ... See MoreSee Less

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The present pandemic has taught us all about the importance of social distancing and the 2 meter rule. When speaking with your children about social distancing, we suggest you also help them understand that they do not have to engage in conversations with adults that approach them. Adults should ask adults for help – NOT children! A fun way to reinforce this concept is to instruct them to keep at least three giant steps between themselves and someone they don’t know or who makes them feel uncomfortable.La pandémie actuelle nous a appris combien il est important de respecter la distanciation sociale et la règle de deux mètres. Lorsqu’on parle de distanciation sociale avec les enfants, nous vous encourageons également à leur faire comprendre qu’ils ne sont pas obligés de parler avec des adultes qui les approchent. Un adulte devrait toujours demander de l’aide à un autre adulte; pas à un enfant! Une manière amusante d’intégrer cette notion est de leur apprendre à garder trois pas de géant entre eux et une personne qu’ils ne connaissent pas ou qui les rend inconfortables. ... See MoreSee Less

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Réseau Enfants-Retour / The Missing Children's Network

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Chaque jour, tel que nous le faisons depuis les 35 dernières années, le Réseau Enfants-Retour aide à garder l’espoir en vie pour des douzaines de familles. Notre organisme est profondément engagé à poursuivre les recherches d’enfants jusqu’à ce qu’ils soient retrouvés, peu importe le contexte.

Dans le cadre du Mois des enfants disparus, le Réseau Enfants-Retour a mis en œuvre plusieurs initiatives, dont le partage de messages d’espoir touchants réalisés par des familles en quête de réponses, la publication de conseils de sécurité sur nos divers médias sociaux, le dévoilement de la nouvelle affiche annuelle présentant douze cas d’enfants disparus non résolus et la tenue d’une séance Facebook Live pour soutenir les parents dans le développement de la confiance et de l’esprit critique chez leurs enfants. Le 25 mai, Journée internationale des enfants disparus, nous avons rendu hommage aux enfants disparus en organisant notre tout premier Café Virtuel pour nos familles. L’événement était animé par notre ami et collaborateur de longue date, Jean-François Guérin de LCN. Le clou de la soirée fut la performance touchante de Vera Cyr, sœur de Yohanna Cyr, disparue depuis 1978.

Depuis 1985, le Réseau Enfants-Retour souhaite un monde où les enfants peuvent être simplement des enfants… en sécurité, aimés et protégés! En renouvelant notre engagement à protéger les jeunes des dangers, nous pouvons sauver des vies et prévenir souffrance et tristesse chez nos citoyens les plus vulnérables… les enfants. Lorsque nous prenons soin des enfants de nos communautés, nous investissons dans le futur et contribuons à la sécurité et santé de tous.

Nous vous invitons à bien vouloir prendre un moment afin de visionner la présentation powerpoint qui suit, relatant les moments clés du mois.

Du plus profond de notre cœur, nous vous remercions de garder les enfants disparus dans le vôtre!

Sincèrement,

Pina – Nancy – Patrick – Cynthia - Anne

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Every day, as we have been doing for the past 35 years, the Missing Children’s Network helps keep hope alive for dozens of families. Our organization is deeply committed to never stop searching for children until they are found, no matter the circumstances.

As part of Missing Children’s Month, the Missing Children’s Network implemented several initiatives that included sharing poignant messages of hope by searching families, posting practical safety tips on the organization’s social media platforms, unveiling of its annual poster featuring 12 unresolved missing children cases and hosting a Facebook Live session to help parents build their children’s self-confidence and critical thinking skills. On May 25th, International Missing Children’s Day, we paid tribute to missing children by hosting our first Virtual Café for our families. This event was emceed by our long-time friend and collaborator, Jean-François Guerin of LCN. The evening concluded with a special performance by Vera Cyr, the sister of Yohanna Cyr, missing since 1978.

Since 1985, the Missing Children’s Network has envisioned a world where children can be just children … safe, loved and protected! By renewing our commitment to protecting our youth from harm, we can save lives and prevent untold suffering and grief among our most vulnerable citizens … our children. When we look after the children in our communities, we are investing in our future and contributing to a safer and healthier nation for all.

We invite you to please take a look at the attached PowerPoint Presentation that highlights some of the month’s special activities.

From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for keeping missing children in your hearts!
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Today more than ever, youth are omnipresent on the Internet. Although the web is a great resource, youth also need to learn how to be responsible and adequately protect themselves on the various platforms available to them. The following activity: What I know about you teaches pre-teens to consider the impact of sharing personal information online. You can expect surprised reactions in your classroom! ... See MoreSee Less

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“It’s a privilege to be able to contribute to your efforts in keeping our children safe.  When I saw the stats particularly for Quebec, it really hit home the urgency to continue to educate our kids on the hazards that exist and ways to keep themselves safe.”

Suzy

Since I have been donating to your organization, I have been very lucky not to have lost any of my children and I now have 4 grandchildren!  I will always continue to support this cause that is very dear to me. Losing a child for a mere 20 seconds is such a dreadful feeling, and I could never ever imagine feeling like this until my child was returned home.  I wish that so many other parents could share the same blessing I have had. My heart goes out to everyone who has a missing child. Keep up the fantastic work Pina , please. You and your team are amazing!!

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