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5 Great Crafts For Holidays Throughout The Year

Does your child love to create works of art? Many toddlers and young children derive great satisfaction from creating imaginative collages or drawings. Completing art projects and proudly showing them off to their friends and especially to their parents boosts their confidence in their skills. As a parent you may already beam with pride at [...]

October 24th, 2017|Articles|

Why Having Responsibilities and Helping with Chores is Critical for Growth

Many families subscribe to the philosophy that everyone should “pitch in” to help with household tasks. Washing the dishes, folding laundry, preparing meals, making beds, and picking up toys are tasks that anyone could accomplish - even young children can participate! Some parents may wonder whether it is “okay” to ask children to perform tasks [...]

October 17th, 2017|Articles|

Toilet Training Tips to Help You and Your Child Achieve Success

Training your child to use the toilet is a milestone that most parents both look forward to and dread. The idea of being done with nappies is fantastic but the process to achieve that goal is often fraught with stress and anxiety. Parents have been told that starting at the wrong time can somehow scar [...]

September 12th, 2017|Articles|

10 Fun Activities That Will Assist Your Child With Early Maths Skills

We all know that taking the time to read books to our children is important. Early literacy helps ensure that kids develop a love of reading which will be critical to them for the rest of their time in school. Having strong reading skills is important since in many ways reading is key for success [...]

September 5th, 2017|Articles|

5 Ways That Exercise Can Assist Kids’ Growth and Development

For today’s kids, it can be a real challenge to get enough exercise. Not so long ago kids weren’t overburdened with academic work or tethered to devices. They spent a majority of their time playing outside with their friends. Now children are expected to know letters, colours, numbers, shapes and much more before they even [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Articles|

Proper Nutrition is the Cornerstone of Learning

Getting the proper nutrition has been shown to be incredibly important in boosting academic performance and promoting better behaviour.  Often when we think about nutrition and school meals, we picture kids who don’t get enough to eat at home. This is certainly one aspect of the problem. If a child is hungry, it’s difficult, if [...]

August 15th, 2017|Articles|