As well as kids from multicultural backgrounds, other parents are also making the decision to introduce their children to new languages, largely as a result of the many reported advantages.
While our technology and devices can be wonderful tools to help us connect with a world of knowledge and each other, we need to be aware of the ways technology might be keeping our kids from exploring nature and the outside world.
You’ve heard quite a bit about the supposed benefits of playing music while your baby is in your womb. You’ve been told it has to be classical music for it to do any good, but you’re more of a rock ‘n roll type of girl. Does that mean you’re going to have to suck it up and listen to Mozart for the next nine months?
Expecting a newborn can be stressful even at the best of times, but when things stop going according to plan it is easy to let the negative thoughts consume you. Jeff Randhawa learned that situations like the one he went through can’t be bought but in the end made him stronger as a person and as a father.
We finally arrive at Carleton. We are all tired. Guess what? The rooms are not ready. Some of the children will not be bunking with their friends. Some rooms are a mess. The children are taking it well. Finally we settle in. One final check at midnight and everyone thought that was it for the night! Wrong! Mr. Turner and Mr. Lepage gave the final warning at 4:00am!
I’d patch up my little ragamuffins and cart them to school, their hair looking like they had entered a Lord of the Flies fashion show. I wrote clearly on my daughter’s agenda:
THIS MONTH IS VERY BUSY FOR US AS WE’RE STARTING A NEW BUSINESS.
It was no lie!
Cooking with new ingredients gives the kids a chance to try new foods they’ve helped create. They have a natural curiosity to explore new things. They are capable too and enjoy the different textures, smells and equipment which come with cooking.
A Life As A Human Interview: KATS is a charitable organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged kids in Victoria BC with the opportunity to learn the game of tennis as a means to foster physical, emotional and social well-being. We provide free equipment and lessons.
There is a huge learning curve in becoming a new parent. I want to share with you a few things I was told while pregnant that have turned out to be completely wrong for me and my little man. Relatives have the best intentions — but that doesn’t mean you should listen to them!
One of the stickiest subjects that your Mom never told you about is how to deal with other people’s kids when they are in your care or how to handle dropping your kid off with others. While it is possible you’ll never hit a bump in the road, it’s likely that at some point, something will go wrong.