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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.

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.