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10 Home Learning Success Tips for Parents and Caregivers
10 Home Learning Success Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Reading Time: 9 minutes For many different reasons, parents may choose to teach their children at home this Fall....

Preparing your kids for back to school during COVID
Preparing your kids for back to school during COVID

Reading Time: 7 minutes Come September, families are expected to send their kids for in-person learning at school. It...

The Tech Solution – how to manage screen-time
The Tech Solution - how to manage screen-time

Reading Time: 5 minutes Technology use carries with it myriad potential consequences—among them cyberbullying, sleep deprivation, poor posture, back...

12 helpful ways to reduce stress and prepare for back-to school during a pandemic
12 helpful ways to reduce stress and prepare for back-to school during a pandemic

Reading Time: 6 minutes With the recent announcement of return-to-school plans, although with a minor delay, many children and...

4 Useful Tips to Prepare Children for this Unprecedented School Year
4 Useful Tips to Prepare Children for this Unprecedented School Year

Reading Time: 4 minutes After months of uncertainty, it’s now official: most B.C. students will be going back to...

Worried about the “COVID Slide”? 5 ways to keep your kids learning this summer  
Worried about the “COVID Slide”? 5 ways to keep your kids learning this summer  

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents across the country have been faced with the reality of school closures interrupting their...

5 tips on how to be more Socratic with your children
5 tips on how to be more Socratic with your children

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Socratic method is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking...

3 Free learning resources
3 Free learning resources

Reading Time: 2 minutes With schools closing to help stop the spread of coronavirus, millions of kids will be...

Are you ready for post-secondary schooling costs?
Are you ready for post-secondary schooling costs?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The thought of post-secondary education can be terrifying for parents. The idea of their children...

Getting it right with Reading Eggs
Getting it right with Reading Eggs

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post was brought to you by Reading Eggs, but the opinions are my own....

4 self-care tips for first-year students
4 self-care tips for first-year students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adjusting to a new life away from home can be challenging for first-year students, especially...

The Whole Child
The Whole Child

Reading Time: 6 minutes As parents, we all want our children to get the best education possible, and we...

A Vote for SOGI is a Vote for Acceptance
A Vote for SOGI is a Vote for Acceptance

Reading Time: 4 minutes In today’s society politics, it seems, are predominantly driven by feelings. With the 2018 Provincial Trustee...

Start strong in September!
Start strong in September!

Reading Time: 6 minutes Help your child to return to school with a positive mindset and equip them with...

Physical Literacy – An Exercise in Learning
Physical Literacy - An Exercise in Learning

Reading Time: 9 minutes Over the past few years, the concept of physical literacy has grown in popularity around...

Combating Math Anxiety
Combating Math Anxiety

Reading Time: 4 minutes For many of us, a simple math equation can trigger an unpleasant visceral reaction. If...

How to help kids who won’t willingly go to school
How to help kids who won’t willingly go to school

Reading Time: 4 minutes Monday comes around, and your child is refusing to go to school. Your kid used...

Bracing yourself for bracing your kids
Bracing yourself for bracing your kids

Reading Time: 9 minutes As an orthodontist, I often come across two types of parents: one who assumes their...

Four Tips for Feeding Picky Gluten-Free Eaters
Four Tips for Feeding Picky Gluten-Free Eaters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trying to get a child to eat when they’re a picky eater can be stressful....

Winter/Education 2017
Winter/Education 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute The school year is in full swing. Kids are busy learning, and we’re busy helping...

Interested in Private school?
Interested in Private school?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Whether your child is nearing school age or if they are already enrolled, parents cross...

Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!
Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!

Reading Time: 5 minutes New school zone survey shows more parents driving aggressively in school zones – honking, swearing...

10 Classic Games or Toys for Kids
10 Classic Games or Toys for Kids

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Top 10 Classic Games or Toys that Kids Today Should be Playing With Revised...

3 Ways to Ease the Pain of High-Tech Parenting
3 Ways to Ease the Pain of High-Tech Parenting

Reading Time: 6 minutes Last week, my teenager spilled a milkshake on his MacBook Air and I’m convinced it...

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