Ready, set, Kids’ Run Club is a go


For many kids, getting the blood pumping is more likely to result from playing an intense video game than shooting hoops or riding a bike. Certainly, today’s youth are not the most active generation ever.

Teachable Talents


When my daughter was in Grade 4, a proud tear sprang to my eye when her teacher, known to be a stern taskmaster, declared: “Rebecca has something that can’t be taught –  motivation.”

Driving home road safety this Halloween


Driving home the importance of road safety can make Halloween less frightening for trick-or-treaters

Pros and cons of cursive writing

Various experts and educators have weighed in on the lasting benefits of cursive handwriting. Here are just a few of the benefits proponents of cursive writing point to...

Maintaining harmony with young musicians


Your child wants to play an instrument, you want him to practice, but making it work is not always easy.

Costume ideas for a Halloween to remember


For parents, Halloween can be fun…and a little bit of a hassle. Costumes, candy buckets, bad weather and often staying up late on a school night come into play for the sake of fun. 

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