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A little something to make any winter walk a little more exciting is to look for animal tracks or make your own. Here’s how to make dinosaur tracks in snow.
There are ups and downs when you have a child in French Immersion. They learn so much and yet still struggle so hard. This week I have seen it all.
When do you let your kid walk home from school alone? I’m worried about a busy road, but this week I let my bird fly the nest and wouldnt you know, it was ok.
Why are kids still learning cursive in school? With touch tablets, voice apps, keyboards, and dictation, isn’t cursive dead? I asked a teacher.
Parenting is a bloodsport. It’s a comparison filled game of judging. We could all deserve to chill out, except when we don’t.
Another school year has started and my boys another year closer to their someday. What will the future hold? I wish I knew, so I plan for everything.
Free summer camps are the best summer camps. Apple Camp happens at the Apple Store where kids can learn iMovie or iBooks. Here’s a rundown of what to expect:
It’s easy to keep your kids learning over summer, just get out and explore, get active, and try new things. Here are some reading and math websites
If you struggle getting your kids to wash their hands, you need to perform this clever little experiment. You need dirty hands, clean hands, and bread. Give it two weeks and you’ll have easily convinced your crew to ALWAYS wash their hands.
Your kids’ teachers care just as much about your kids as you do. As much as is possible. Here’s a list of what teachers wish parents knew. It’s an eyeopener.
It’s time to take a new perspective on report cards. Don’t focus on the grades. Ignore the numbers. Look at the comments. A percentage can’t measure effort, but words can. If you want to know how your kids are really doing in school, talk to the teacher.
TIL: The proper way to wear a clip-on tie is NOT over the collar, but rather through the top button hole. Check out the video to see how to do it with your kids.
Our kids are not Kardashians, yet the firing of shutters would say differently. To combat paparazzi parents, some schools are banning all photography. Everywhere.
Would you leave your 7 yr old home alone? Even for just 30 minutes? When you have no childcare and your kids get sick, your decision tree looks a lot differently than you had anticipated in the past.
The first day of school pictures post is a rite of passage for all parent bloggers. So I serve up mine, not for you, but for me, so I know where to find them next year.
What age should kids start school? Districts have rules, but parents still know better and will find a way to hold your kid back to suit their needs. Which always isnt the best idea.