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“Am I nervous? About the first day of school? I mean … sure. After all, have you ever seen how slowly sloths walk? Like … I probably should have left yesterday.” ~~ Sloth, in First Day Critter Jitters by Jory John, 2020 (This article first appeared in Kingston Neighbours magazine, September, 2021) The morning air… Continue Reading →
(An abbreviated version of this article first appeard in Kingston Neighbours magazine, August, 2021) The good news: School boards are actively preparing for a return to in-person learning in September. The not-so-good news: According to the CBC and other news outlets, experts worldwide are warning of delays in literacy, numeracy and socioemotional development in kids… Continue Reading →
(This article first appeared in Kingston Neighbours magazine, July, 2021) As Ella Fitzgerald once sang, “Summertime and the livin’ is easy!” Is it though? The kids have finished virtual schooling now, some of us are returning to the workplace for the first time in months and some of us are still working from home. While… Continue Reading →
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