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Tips for encouraging kids to write

Penning letters and jotting down stories and plays are all ways to get your kids to practise writing. (And we bet they won’t even notice.)

How to curb a tattletale

Tattling is part of everyday life for a child—from toddlerhood through to later years. Here's how to help curb it.

Is Your Child Gifted?

It usually means really smart, but as parents of gifted children know, the label can also mean years of working with schools to meet a child’s educational needs.

3 proven ways to set your daughter up for success

How you can feel confident you’re raising a confident girl.

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What does it mean if your child is “gifted”?

According to the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC), “Gifted individuals are those who demonstrate outstanding levels of aptitude or competence in one or more domains.”

Delaying gratification

While it is not a skill that comes naturally to young children, by the time they reach age four or five they are beginning to understand that delaying gratification can bring its own rewards.  How can parents foster this ability?

Creative parent, creative kids?

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

Touchy Subject: Is full-day kindergarten too much for four-year-olds?

For the past five years, Ontario schools have been introducing full-day junior kindergarten. Do parents think it’s right for their kids? Two moms and an expert weigh in. 

New app helps kids with autism

Each mission in the app requires interaction between parents and their children to encourage positive relationships and connections.

How physical activity can improve your child’s learning

Want to improve your child's grades? Try hitting the gym instead of the books. Research shows it could be a great way to help your child succeed in school.

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