Survival tips for single working parents

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Here are some challenges and coping mechanisms for single parents tasked with playing the roles of both mom and dad.


Making time for quiet

No more nap time but quiet time persists.


TVO’s new preschooler series is a kindergarten primer

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A new TVO live-action series aims to help preschoolers transition from home to school with friendly little Opie as their guide.


Scotiabank BuskerFest bursting with fun-filled entertainment

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For four days from August 21 to 24, comedians, contortionists, fire jugglers, acrobats, clowns, daredevils, magicians, and lots of music erupts in the Downtown Yonge Street Neighbourhood (Queen to College) and for younger kids, there is BuskerPlay.


Moral tales with positive outcomes motivate kids to be honest

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Stories have long been employed to instill moral and cultural values in young children, but there is little research exploring the effectiveness of such stories.


Four ways to encourage independence every day

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Children can’t flourish if parents hold on too tight. The key is to let kids test their skills in developmentally appropriate ways. Here’s how.  


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