When kids are unkind, we need to remember that they’re not intentionally trying to be hurtful. But as they grow, it's important to instil a sense of empathy. Here's how.
We bend over backwards to give them every advantage in life. Well, that’s all well and good, Mom and Dad, but there’s something missing in that list of admirable character traits: resilience. And the question is, in this era of parenting, are we letting our kids fall down enough?
Despite decades of advancements in gender equality, stereotypes persist in today’s media. From overly sexualized female characters on big and small screens, to rampant stories of misogyny in the daily news, parents are navigating a minefield. How can we teach girls—and boys—to tell truth from fiction?
It’s 2018 and science, technology, engineering and math fields are still dominated by men.So why are Canadian girls and women still underrepresented in STEM?
We already know how most of your scholars feel about this one (we, too, have experienced homework meltdowns). But do they really need it? Is homework for little ones helpful, or is it a waste of precious family time?