You have likely heard people described as being “in their element,” but what does that mean? In his recent book, The Element: How finding your passion changes everything, Sir Ken Robinson Ph.D., describes the element as, “The point
As kids are enjoying summer vacation, parents might notice their child’s increased interest in pets. From furry to feathered or scaled to finned, PetSmart has the resources to help families select and care for their first pet
How many of us have set goals for ourselves as parents that all too quickly are forgotten or put aside the first time something doesn’t work out as planned? The following set of principles will help you achieve your goals
Developing creative play. Balancing the education and entertainment of books, games and toys remains an ongoing interest for parents and at an Indigo Kids Round Table event, expert panelists shared ideas and insights for inspiring learning
Chances are if you have children, you’ll be hosting a party for kids at least once this year. Children’s parties should be more about making memories than how much money is spent. Here are tips on what to consider
There are many options for teens to complete the compulsory 40 hours of community involvement for high school graduation – from boxing up groceries at a local food bank to planting trees. As one parent says, “It’s easy for kids
Question: Now that school is around the corner, I’m getting nervous again about how to connect with my 12 year old daughter. The summer went well but I get anxious about how to keep our relationship strong during thi
Now that laptop computers are outselling traditional desktop computers, it’s a good possibility that your kids will try to sell you on the idea of getting them a laptop. But typical laptops can be expensive investments, most especially w
The next best thing to being able to play golf is a making the rounds at the Toronto Star Golf & Travel Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, February 29-March 2. In its 19th year, this is an event
At nine-years old Jackie Cheng has faced profound sadness, losing her dad in 2006.
But somehow this loss has not impacted her sunny disposition, selfless kindness and driven resolve to do well academically.
Why does getting your child to do something for you one day seem so simple, yet another day seem almost impossible? The good news is that educational researchers from around the world have also wondered the same thing, and have