Archive for 'Early School'

Nature Vs Gifts

Nature Vs Gifts

Teaching our kids to value more than just the material things in life. Gifts vs Nature Particularly at this time of year, it’s difficult to convince kids that there’s more to life than just stuff, after [...]

Is There a Santa?

Is There a Santa?

What to say when your child questions the big guy in red. Is there a Santa? During this time of the year, you can count on a few things. Children will begin to be inundated with [...]

Media Based Toys

Media Based Toys

 Why kids’ growing imaginations need all types of toys to play with. Media Based Toys What toys did your children wish for this holiday season?l. Often at the top of children’s wish lists are those media [...]

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

It’s “bully-awareness week”. It’s the perfect time to remind ourselves to take a close look at whether our child is a victim or a perpetrator. From name calling to physical abuse, bullying is devastating to a [...]

Does Your Child Have the Flu or a Cold?

Does Your Child Have the Flu or a Cold?

Is your child’s cold or flu virus taking a turn for the worst? Here’s when you’ll need to have your child’s illness further assessed by a doctor. At this time of the year we hear a [...]

Over-hyping Christmas

Over-hyping Christmas

Why keeping the holiday season in perspective will make it more enjoyable. Over-Hyping the Christmas Season There is so much pressure to have the perfect Christmas, from the food, to the décor to the gifts we [...]

Family Traditions

Family Traditions

Why creating your very own family traditions is so important. Family Traditions With the holiday season well upon us, it’s easy for families to get lost in the chaos of it all.  It’s why it’s so [...]

Signs Your Child is Being Bullied Online

Signs Your Child is Being Bullied Online

It’s Bully Awareness week. A question every parent should ask themselves is “is your child a victim of cyber-bullying?”  Signs of Cyber Bullying There is nothing more disheartening than to discover that peers are bullying your child. [...]

Healthy After School Snacks

Healthy After School Snacks

Does your child’s after-school snack get high marks? After School Snacks When kids come home from school they are often ravenous and reaching into the fridge or cupboard comes second nature. And considering supper may be [...]

Making Your Child’s Lunch Food Safe

Making Your Child’s Lunch Food Safe

How to pack a school lunch for your child that’s food safe. Safe Lunches Lunchtime is a crucial meal for kids, carrying them through the rest of their busy day. So it’s important to not only [...]