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Planning the Perfect Family Picnic

Posted On August 20, 2013

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  How will you be celebrating Labour Day? One of my family’s favourite traditions is to have a picnic in the evening to stake out the perfect spot to watch fireworks. Picnics are a great way to involve the whole family in an activity. They can be a quick lunch under the trees or a full-day event. While picnics are generally quite casual and relaxing, they can take a bit of planning. In this article, I help...

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Studying Tips for Parents

Posted On April 22, 2013

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  Exam period is a crucial time of the year. As parents, we try our best to help our children go through this critical time peacefully and effectively. How can parents help their children through this challenge?   Set an example for your children...

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A Culture of Slowness

Posted On April 7, 2013

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Reflection on the Ted Talk by Carl Honoré “People want to learn how to slow down, but they want to learn how to slow down very quickly!” – Carl Honoré   As parents, we’re very busy with a multitude of tasks each day.  We want...

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How can we help our children enjoy reading?

Posted On March 5, 2013

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  Children learn how to read in school, but rarely discover how to enjoy reading. Reading is quickly associated to homework and obligation. This situation is easy to understand when we see how teachers are busy with the school curriculum. They cannot always provide their...

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