Parenting

It’s estimated that 150,000 kids were sent to residential schools, and that legacy of neglect, lack of education and abuse is still being felt today. Residential schools for First Nations, Métis and Inuit kids were run by church organizations in partnership with the Canadian government from 1883 until 1969. Designed to force Indigenous children to
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The sight of washed-out bridges, demolished homes and uprooted old trees may bring up some questions from your kid. Here’s the best way to answer without freaking them out. Like many Canadians, I’ve been crushed to see how Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on the Maritimes. The sight of washed-out bridges, demolished homes and uprooted old
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It may seem early to be shopping for advent calendars, but be warned: these puppies sell out fast. Let the countdown to the holidays begin! What’s even sweeter than chocolate? Toys! Make the 12 (or 24) days leading up to Christmas feel extra special with these tiny, gift-filled advent calendars for kids. From Play-Doh to
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This step-by-step guide makes maintaining your child’s fringe (or your own!) a total breeze. Here’s exactly how to cut bangs. Straight, wavy or curly: Every type of mane looks good with a fringe. Plus, it’s a signature component of many popular hairstyles for boys and girls alike. “Now, you see a lot of little boys
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It’s about more than just securing a high-calibre education for their child Seeking the best education for their child leads many parents to consider private schools. In addition to a collective reputation for high standards and producing successful graduates, private schools appeal to parents for a trio of reasons that encompass their core benefits: community,
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New approaches are creating new ways for students to thrive Over the past couple of years, COVID-19 has upended almost every aspect of life, and the way private schools operate has been no exception. Although the pandemic caused massive disruption, it also sparked creativity and ingenuity. Private schools have developed an array of new ways
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