Month: February 2015

Montreal: Habs + Shopping = Fabulous Family Trip

I am so thankful for the wonderful Family Day weekend we just enjoyed. We planned a trip to Montreal with my parents and my brother’s family, and it went off without a hitch! The highlights: We hit the road directly from school on Friday, grabbing a fast-food dinner along the way, and arriving at our […] Read more…

How Much Do You Know About the Ontario College of Teachers?

I know a fair bit about the Ontario College of Teachers, probably because I’ve been a proud card-carrying member since 2000. I was surprised to learn, however, that a lot of Ontario parents don’t know that not only are their children’s teachers regulated by the College, but that there is also a range of parent […] Read more…

Truly “Heart”felt Valentine’s Day Gifts from SickKids

Incredible work happens at SickKids in Toronto. I have several friends and family members whose children’s lives were changed and even saved by the wonderful work done by the SickKids team, so when I was asked to help share this original Valentine’s Day gift idea, I just couldn’t turn down the opportunity. Before I pass […] Read more…

It’s Report Card Time!

Term 1 report cards go home this month for elementary students in Ontario, which made it the perfect topic for my latest visit to CHEX Daily. What’s covered on the report card? How is it different from the progress report that was sent home earlier in the year? And how can you use it to […] Read more…