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How to teach racial acceptance

Canada’s growing diversity should mean racism is a thing of the past, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. What can parents do to promote acceptance of all colours, cultures and creeds? QUITE A BIT.

How to get the most out of your local library

Explore your local library and take advantage of knowledgeable staff. 

Grow your kids’ interest in nature with a butterfly garden

An Ontario family plants a butterfly garden and their children bloom.

How talking to your child can improve development

Talk is cheap and that’s why it’s an ideal way to foster your child’s development. From reading together, to narrating your stroll through the neighbourhood, you're building your baby’s brain.

Updating the sex talk for teens in the digital age

In this digital age, the birds and the bees need a little updating.

How to recognize the signs of a concussion

As the incidence of concussions increase – especially among girls – parents might well wonder how to keep kids active and safe. The key is playing smart, recognizing the injury and helping your child heal.

Praising children: The difference between enthusiasm and unrealistic expectations

Is there such a thing as too much praise? Experts say that excessive “cheerleader” parenting doesn’t do children any favours.

Unschooling: A step further in self-directed learning

You may have heard of homeschooling, but "unschooling" takes the notion of self-directed learning even further.