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Arts & crafts for boys aged 3 – 5

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Little kids love to create stuff. And contrary to popular belief, little guys like it as much as little girls. But it isn’t always so easy to find good craft activities that are designed with little boy’s interests in mind. One company that has made somewhat of a specialty of ... Read More »

What is Montessori?

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Montessori is not a trademarked name – any school no matter what kind of curriculum they run, can use “Montessori” in their title. So when it comes to the value of the name of your child’s school, it could be a little or a lot. When choosing a school for ... Read More »

Teach your kids about social media

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“I think you’re missing one of your parental obligations if you don’t teach your children about social media,” says Social Family panelist Alyson Schafer, a psychotherapist, parenting expert and avid social media user. Schafer was speaking in February 2012 along with Royan Lee (father and teacher who has been using ... Read More »

Yoga in Childcare – What are the benefits?

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“Yay!” thirteen young children chant as Mai Meret, owner of 123 Kids Yoga, walks into a classroom at Courtleigh Place Child Care Centre. They see her bright, familiar smile and her bagful of yoga mats and they know that today is “yoga day.” “Yoga is good for people of all ... Read More »