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Education
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
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...

Tech
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...

back to school stress
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...

back to school
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...

Covid Slide
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...

Socratic Method - Mother talking to daughter
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...

homeschooling
3 Free learning resources

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

child holding money
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...

Girl using 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....

mother teaching daughter self-care
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...

Anxiousness and depression, bullying
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...

students at school
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
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...

teaching math
Combating Math Anxiety

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

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...

Child getting braces
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...

Gluten free foods
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 Issue
Winter/Education 2017

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

Our Kids Vancouver Expo
Interested in Private school?

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

School sign to warn drivers
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...

games
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...

girls looking at a digital screen
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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