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5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches

    5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches When the kids head back to school, things can get pretty hectic. There is always so much to do and not a lot of time to take care of things. In addition to establishing a good nighttime routine and getting the kids up and […]

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How to Ease Back-to-School Worries

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to Ease Back-to-School Worries

    How to Ease Back-to-School Worries Going back to school is an exciting time for kids but it’s also an uncertain time. A new school year means new teachers, new friends and new responsibilities. It’s natural for your child to be a little worried. However, some kids worry so much that it affects their […]

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3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns

| August 14, 2017 | 1 Comment
3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns

    3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns Back-to-school meltdowns are a real problem for many parents every year. Some kids have a hard time being away from home, even for a few hours during the day. They are frightened, nervous and worried about going to school. These kids often express their fears by […]

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How to Begin Prepping Your Kids for Back to School Bedtime

| August 9, 2017 | 7 Comments
How to Begin Prepping Your Kids for Back to School Bedtime

    How to Begin Prepping Your Kids for Back to School Bedtime During the summer, many kids get in the habit of staying up late at night. While this is fine during the summer break, bedtime must come earlier during the school year. Kids need to go to bed early enough to get a […]

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3 Things to Do Before Your Child’s First Day of School

| August 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
3 Things to Do Before Your Child’s First Day of School

    3 Things to Do Before Your Child’s First Day of School The first day of school is a scary and uncertain time for many kids. Their life is changing so much as they meet new people and do new things. It’s easy to understand why your child may hesitate and be skeptical about […]

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4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right

| August 2, 2017 | 2 Comments
4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right

    4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right With each new school year comes new challenges. You never really know what to expect from your kids until the time comes. Starting the year off right will help make things run more smoothly for everyone and there are a few things you […]

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How to Save More on Back to School Shopping

| July 31, 2017 | 5 Comments
How to Save More on Back to School Shopping

    How to Save More on Back to School Shopping The beginning of a new school year means it’s time to go shopping for new clothes and supplies. It can get very expensive, especially if you have more than one child in school. However, you can find ways to save money on the items […]

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3 Books of Discovery with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway CAN 10/07

| September 13, 2016 | 63 Comments
3 Books of Discovery with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway CAN 10/07

Books have always been a means of escape for my family. We are able to travel to lands near and far by picking a title from our home library. Whether it is fiction or non-fiction, DK Canada has made reading for our family a realm of discovery we are enchanted by whenever we flip through […]

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Finding Your Individual Style is Key to #LiveJustice! #Review #Giveaway CAN 10/07

| September 7, 2016 | 95 Comments
Finding Your Individual Style is Key to #LiveJustice! #Review #Giveaway CAN 10/07

One of the toughest parts about getting ready for Back-to-School is taking my kids shopping for items that they have outgrown. We have to plan out our shopping trips so that we go to various different stores so they can find pieces that suit each of their different style preferences. This year, I thought I […]

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4 Creative Ways to Get Picky Eaters to Finish Their Lunches

| August 31, 2016 | 9 Comments
4 Creative Ways to Get Picky Eaters to Finish Their Lunches

My younger daughter is the picky eater in our family. She tries to negotiate what she would like to eat at meal times and how it should look in order for her to enjoy it. School lunches are the real challenges for her to want to eat. If she had her way, she would have […]

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4 Tips to Manage the Back-To-School Madness! #ReadySetNanö

| August 29, 2016 | 2 Comments
4 Tips to Manage the Back-To-School Madness! #ReadySetNanö

    The clock is winding down on the time kids have left to enjoy their summer vacation. While wanting to hang on to the last days of fancy-free fun, parents like me have to start thinking about the new school year and the madness it brings along with it. Now that my youngest is […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

| August 19, 2016 | 4 Comments
5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

    5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework One of the questions that make parents feel like a broken record is “Did you do your homework?” Some kids’ grades suffer because they forget about or simply choose not to do their homework. Try these tips in your home to turn the […]

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

| August 16, 2016 | 5 Comments
5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

    5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School Going back to school is tricky for any kid, but the nerves associated with the first day of a kindergartner are even more pronounced for little ones starting (not to mention their parents!). Consider these 5 tips for making the transition a […]

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Heal What Ails You With The Boiron Homeopathic Medicine Finder App! – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/12

| September 10, 2015 | 60 Comments
Heal What Ails You With The Boiron Homeopathic Medicine Finder App! – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/12

Getting sick. It happens to all of us at one time or another. It is great knowing what to take in order to relieve the symptoms. There are so many products on the market to heal what ails us, it is hard to choose which one would be the best to use. Many people believe […]

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20 Delicious Back to School Lunchbox Snacks

| August 28, 2015 | 10 Comments
20 Delicious Back to School Lunchbox Snacks

  It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…… I still like that Staples commercial! Every start of a new school year, I wonder which snacks to bake for our lunches, what a dilemma.  Are you just like me?  This round-up has some of the most amazing back to school lunchbox snacks ideas to prepare for your […]

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Back to School Apple with Worm Cookies Recipe

| August 21, 2015 | 16 Comments
Back to School Apple with Worm Cookies Recipe

Soon children will be back to school and we will start the daily routine of getting them up early, preparing lunches, and helping them with their homework. Not exactly as fun as the summer break, so why not put a smile on your kid’s faces by making these apple cookies for them to bring on their first […]

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Already Time for Back to Campus #StudentLife with a Contest and a Twitter Party!

| August 17, 2015 | 3 Comments
Already Time for Back to Campus #StudentLife with a Contest and a Twitter Party!

Only a few more weeks and it’s back to school already! It certainly can be nerve-racking for first time students, whether if be entering Kindergarten, Junior High, High School, or College and University. I still remember my first year entering College in Business Administration back in 1986. That summer, I decided to get my own apartment […]

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Transitions

| September 17, 2014 | 10 Comments
Transitions

September is definitely a month of transitions – transitioning from summer to fall, from vacation to school, from lazy days to routines. No matter how old your kids are, and whether you’ve done this school thing for years, each year brings a new challenge. My challenge this year, the year that my son starts senior […]

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What Does Conflict Over School Dress Codes Teach?

| September 15, 2014 | 14 Comments
What Does Conflict Over School Dress Codes Teach?

What is one of the most debated school related topics under the microscope right now? Grabbing major headlines across North America and overloading the parental plate? The dreaded school dress code. One of the most recent cases to grab international headlines is unfolding at Oakleaf High School in Florida’s Clay County School District. It’s Superintendent […]

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Back to School Kenya Style: Education Helping Build Self-esteem for Elimu’s Children in Kenya

| September 12, 2014 | 10 Comments
Back to School Kenya Style: Education Helping Build Self-esteem for Elimu’s Children in Kenya

It’s back to school in Canada and at ‘home’ in Kenya for Nina Chung, where the founder of Elimu (Canada) supports kids’ education projects. While you may be scrambling for last minute school supplies – Nina has to oversee getting together school fees, uniforms, back packs and school supplies for 15+ children in her charge […]

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Healthy Nut-free Snacks for School

| September 12, 2014 | 15 Comments
Healthy Nut-free Snacks for School

It’s back to school time and lots of parents are asking the question, “What nut-free snacks can I pack for my child?”.  Having a nut-free policy is essential to ensuring the safety of those children with nut allergies.  However, removing nuts can make it challenging to provide snacks that are high in protein.  Protein is […]

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Choosing French School

| September 2, 2014 | 10 Comments
Choosing French School

My daughter started Senior Kindergarten this Fall. Or, more specifically, because she goes to a French school: jardin. I remember the nerves when she started in French school. My nerves – as the English-speaking parent. My husband is French, and we’d made the decision from birth to raise bilingual children and send both our girls […]

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Super Easy Back to School Snacks Ideas

| August 25, 2014 | 17 Comments
Super Easy Back to School Snacks Ideas

I can’t believe back to school is just around the corner! When I start thinking about the kids heading back to the classrooms, it also makes me wonder what they will eat for their after school snacks. Ever since my kids were home alone, it always seems to be an issue at our house as […]

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Tips and Tricks to Help Conquer Your Back-To-School Shopping List

| August 19, 2014 | 16 Comments
Tips and Tricks to Help Conquer Your Back-To-School Shopping List

Wow! Summer vacation is almost over and you know what that means: The annual back-to-school shopping trip!  It is the time of the year that parents cheer and jeer about at the same time because the kids will going to school, but us parents have to get their gang of kids together to get everything […]

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