Posts Tagged ‘Education’
 
 
 
Kids
 
6 Tricks to Get your Child to Love Reading
6 Tricks to Get your Child to Love Reading
6 Tricks to Get your Child to Love Reading

6 Tricks to Get your Child to Love Reading

Convincing your kids to start enjoying reading books is an extremely important thing to do as a parent. Sometime in the future, it will be worth the investment of time and energy. Reading is learnt in school however most kids a...
 
Kids
 
Non-Newtonian Fluid Experiment
Non-Newtonian Fluid Experiment
Non-Newtonian Fluid Experiment

Non-Newtonian Fluid Experiment

What will happen when you mix a liquid with a solid? Hmmmm. Not only will this little non-Newtonian fluid experiment to teach a bunch of scientific principles, but it will keep the kids busy for hours and clean up is easy if yo...
 
Kids
 
Science Stream
Science Stream
Science Stream

Coasting on the Science Stream

It’s that time of year when cherry blossoms pop out and science fair projects are top-of-mind. You might be travelling for March Break and getting questions about volcanic sand or downloading the latest star-gazing app to...

 
Shopping Reviews
 
Last Minute Valentines Gifts
Last Minute Valentines Gifts
Last Minute Valentines Gifts

12 Last Minute Valentines Gifts to Find Online

You might be a tad more organized than we are, but in case you’re more of a late shopper…. here are some last minute Valentines gifts that will actually enhance people’s lives. Online personal training, music ...
 
Kids
 
Homeschooling 101
Homeschooling 101
Homeschooling 101

Tips, Tricks and Resources for Homeschooling During a Teachers Strike

Homeschooling. Maybe the word strikes fear in your heart- “Do I have enough patience to teach AND parent my children?” Perhaps the word gets you excited- Educating a child is a powerful thing. Regardless, with schoo...
 
Kids
 
Keep your kids writing this summer
Keep your kids writing this summer
Keep your kids writing this summer

Keep Your Kids Writing and Thinking this Summer

Earlier this year, a letter sent by a child to the LEGO toy company went viral.  Seven-year-old Charlotte complained about the lack of opportunities for the LEGO girls available at her local toy store.  She noticed that the gir...

 
Kids
 
Minecraft Girlfriend Mod
Minecraft Girlfriend Mod
Minecraft Girlfriend Mod

Minecraft Girlfriend Mod

Swimming around in the Westin Calgary pool, we were both happy as clams.  My son loves Minecraft (especially computer version) and asked if he could get a new MOD (translated to ‘modification of the original – I thi...
 
Kids
 
10 Secret RESP Budget Tips
10 Secret RESP Budget Tips
10 Secret RESP Budget Tips

10 Secret RESP Budget Tips

July marked my tenth wedding anniversary this year.  All of our family members wanted to send a gift.  Do you know what we picked?  RESP contributions to our sons’ education funds. Want to know a few more Secret RESP Budget Tip...