Education

“Ask the Teacher”: My Latest Appearance on The Social

I was back at The Social today answering questions from viewers and hosts about hot topics like cell phones in classrooms, parent/teacher relationships, bullying, pulling kids out of school for vacation…and more! The video can be found here: http://www.thesocial.ca/Real-Life/Family/The-inside-scoop-on-life-in-the-classroom Thanks to Le Chateau for providing my gorgeous dress, shoes and bracelet (it’s high praise when Melissa […] Read more…

Tweens and Goal Setting

Today I am pleased to introduce my special guest blogger, Renae Quinton from Crystal Clear Goal Setting, sharing her thoughts on how tweens benefit from setting goals. *********** Tweens have dreams, big dreams. They are not afraid to dream the impossible. There is no impossible in the minds of the youth. As a parent your […] Read more…

5 Great Ways to Get Kids Out in Nature

Today I’m welcoming special guest blogger Alexa Hildebrandt from Agents of Discovery with super advice for getting your kids involved in the great outdoors! (I’ll think about it…when the temperature warms up!) *************** When I see a toddler tackle tasks on a smartphone, I’m both impressed and alarmed. At that age, I was proud of […] Read more…

Kate Wells: The Special-Needs Parenting Momterview

So far, you’ve probably recognized most of the subjects of my momterviews. Whether they’re TV personalities, musicians or athletes, they’ve been well-known across the country. I’ve decided to shake things up a bit, and start incorporating interviews with some parents who may not be as famous (no offense, Kate!) but who are equally – or […] Read more…

Your Kids Can Code! Microsoft’s #CodeGeneration Campaign

Kids love coding. Really, they do. We hear so much about technology and job prospects (did you know by 2019, the project skills gap in the Canadian IT sector is expected to be 182,000 jobs, and youth unemployment in Canada is at an all-time high? Makes that field pretty tempting…) but it’s also important to […] Read more…

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