Parenting Advice You Never Asked For

“I was a wonderful parent before I had children.” ~ Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish, How To Talk So Kids Will Listen, & Listen So Kids Will Talk, pg. 1 April showers bring May flowers ... not to mention Mother’s Day on May 9th and Father’s Day on June 20th! Becoming a parent is life-altering... Continue Reading →

Be an Anti-Virus Hero!

"Some people wear masks,in public you might see.It’s to stop the virus,from jumping to you and me. When the virus is about,listen to what the doctors say.They might say to social distance,to keep the virus away." ~~ Vicki Schofield, Anti-Virus Heroes We are living in extraordinary times. COVID-19 has utterly disrupted every aspect of our... Continue Reading →

7 Tips To Help Reluctant Readers

"If we teach a child to read but fail to develop a desire to read, we will have created a skilled non-reader, a literate illiterate. And no high test score will ever undo that damage.”  ~Kylene Beers, Literacy Specialist (First published in Kingston Neighbours magazines, September 2020) Back-to-school time is finally here. And while many... Continue Reading →

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