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Winter Education Issue
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Winter education issue is here

The school year is in full swing. Kids are busy learning, and we’re busy helping them the best we can. One way to potentially help is by getting a psychological educational assessment, but what is that? Unsure what it is, or if your child needs one, read Demystifying Psychological Educational Assessments to learn more. Looking for…

Our Kids Vancouver Expo

Interested in Private school?

Whether your child is nearing school age or if they are already enrolled, parents cross fingers hoping their child’s educational experience will be a positive one. If you are in the midst of pondering your child’s schooling experience, take time to visit the Private School Expo on November 19th at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Finding the best…

Children making art in class

The Arts Umbrella makes a big SPLASH again!

Experience the – power of creativity at Splash – Arts Umbrella’s 35th annual art auction and gala, presented by TD Bank Group. On Saturday, October 14, Canada’s leading non-profit arts organization for young people will be hosting an unforgettable art auction and gala featuring close to 100 works by prominent BC artists. “Arts Umbrella is…

Child getting braces

Bracing yourself for bracing your kids

As an orthodontist, I often come across two types of parents: one who assumes their kid’s experience will be the same as theirs and another type of parent who doesn’t have the experience or knowledge they need to get the process started. No matter where you stand, I hope to ease your questions and concerns…

Kid's cluttered room

Reclaim Your House After Kids Go Back To School

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — time to send the kids back to school and reclaim your household!  After a summer of camps and goofing around inside, your house may need a little tough love to get back into shape for the fall. Research shows that the average North American home has…

School sign to warn drivers

Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!

New school zone survey shows more parents driving aggressively in school zones – honking, swearing and stressing out— is putting kids in danger BCAA asks parents to make a ‘new school year’ resolution to improve driving habits  Burnaby, BC, September 5, 2017 – BCAA’s second annual School Zone Safety survey shows that driving in school zones…

Resource Guide 2017 Cover

Family Resource Guide

Looking for places to go, people to see, party places? Be sure to check out our comprehensive guide to Family Fun, Birthday Parties, Home, Education, Classes and Programs, Summer Camps and Family Health! All the contacts a BC parent needs to know for 2017. Read the issue here!

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Connection Between Exercising and Education

Move More to Learn More: The Connection between exercising and education As parents, we’re all well aware that the mind and body are undeniably linked. Any new mother who has endured a sleepless night thanks to her newborn may have issues instantly recalling her breakfast from the previous day or that upcoming doctor’s appointment next Friday.…

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Are you Suffering from sleep deprivation?

How to get a child to sleep more is often one of new parent’s biggest challenges and point of confusion. Sleep deprivation can also be a serious health issue for parents. To get some help we asked Laura Rosin, Sleep Consultant from WeeSleep, to answer our top questions based on a Facebook Poll. Is there…