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Children 4-10 qualify for free eyeglasses with The Kids See Free Program at Real Canadian Superstore. It’s an important part of the back to school routine, and eye exams are free!
How are you keeping your kids occupied over the summer? When you’re a working family, there isn’t much choice – it’s day camps or bust.
Charlie has been so shy about speaking publicly, but with his practice on his YouTube channel, he’s developed incredible confidence.
When kids get dirty, they learn more. Let’s make the case for more outdoor play!
It’s about to get real, everyone. From traffic to schedules to workload, life gets busy in the fall. Here are some small steps to wrangle things for a smooth transition.
The most important back to school item each year is a backpack. I can tell you, categorically, you get what you pay for. Here’s a back to school backpack buying guide to help you get what you need.
Is your kid a social media bully? If you’re not paying attention, you’ll never know. The simplest, mundane thing can quickly turn into so much more as I found out.
At what age is it okay for kids to walk to school? My son is 8, in grade 3, and I won’t let him. And it’s not for the reason you might think.
Should schools be polling places? Some are worried, because this is what happens when we train people to be afraid. They are afraid just because the rules change.
My kid is quite the poet. After seeing pictures of our Bermuda vacation, he dropped some wisdom on his teacher that just needs to be shared.
Who do you tip at Christmas? Everyone, it seems. But there is particular angst over tipping teachers at Christmas. Why? Giving a Christmas gift to teachers isn’t a decision you should struggle with, it should be a no brainer.
Amy Murray has struck a nerve with her essay about THAT child, the kids who need special attention in class. But what about THAT teacher? The one who can’t cope?
Here’s 3 easy ways to teach kids how to tie laces. At least that’s what the video says, our boys are going back-to-school with velcro shoes from GEOX.
An old guitar was found in a corner of Nana’s house. Zacharie asked if he could learn to play guitar and next thing you know, we took it home.
If you don’t want your kids to experience ‘the summer slide’ while on vacation from school, grab some Summer Bridge Books. The workbooks offer a few pages of math, literacy, language and more each day. It’s nothing difficult, just enough to keep them in focus. CLICK THE IMAGE FOR THE STORY
It is class mascot season. Charlie has brought home Patch, a lovely stuffed Panda to entertain for the week. I hope we don’t get pink eye. Again.