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The next Steve Jobs and Elon Musk are going to have to come from somewhere…why not from your home?

When corporate meets conservation – A win win

Judging by the number of cat and dog videos on YouTube, people clearly love and care for animals, sometimes more than our fellow humans. In fact, when we hear about animals being orphaned, slicked over by big oil tankers, or caught in floating garbage, we first get angry – then we want to know how we can help.

School advice from parents who have been there, done that

Ever get the feeling that parents of older children know the secrets to school success? We poured them a coffee and asked them to spill the beans.

Creative parent, creative kids?

How a creativity course jump-started one mom’s inspiration.

Why STEM education matters, and what parents can do

Bonnie Schmidt, the founder of Let’s Talk Science, advises a three-pronged approach.


Literacy for life

Brush up on your literacy skills with these activities from ABC Life Literacy Canada.


Positive reinforcement powerful tool in kids’ stories

Did you know that spending time reading with your kids could also motivate them to be honest?

How does your family use the Internet?

We asked our readers to tell us how their kids use the Internet, and what worries them most. How do you compare?

Gerry D taps into his past teaching days for comedy

Gerry Dee mines his teaching days for comedy gold as a stand-up and in the CBC hit, Mr. D.

H is for High school

Where my husband and I were once intricately involved with our daughters’ junior school, by the time they got to high school all those movie nights and chocolate bar sales seemed a blurred memory of the past. 

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