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Teaching Your Children To Stand Up For Themselves

| June 27, 2013 | 3 Comments
Teaching Your Children To Stand Up For Themselves

One of my biggest challenges as a single Mother since 2002 has been teaching my two daughters to be strong, confident and proud of themselves. I feel I have been encouraging, supportive, and positive and yet both my 10 year old Grace and 14 year old Sydney have experienced poor self esteem. I believe we […]

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Ottawa Network for Education – Feeding Kids the Most Important Meal of the Day

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ottawa Network for Education – Feeding Kids the Most Important Meal of the Day

  We all know how our concentration, productivity and effectiveness suffers when we are hungry.  The Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE) realizes this and their School Breakfast Program is helping hungry kids get breakfast – the most important meal of the day. A study completed by the Toronto School Board shows that kids that participated […]

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Kindergarten

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kindergarten

It’s mid winter and I’m dreaming of warm weather and sand between my toes. In reality I’m lugging the kids to playgroup and the library trying to keep my sanity during the long, cold days. On one such outing I drove past an elementary school. In front was a sign that advertised kindergarten registration. In […]

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