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Build a greener future

Our children are (or soon) will be responsible for the future of our planet. Sudies have shown that an early connection to nature leads children to be better stewards of the environment. With so much talk about global warming, ecological footprint and the necessity to reduce our impact on the environment; our children are more […]

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Learning

Shoe tying in the age of Velcro

How do you encourage your child to learn such a basic skill as tying his shoes when he is surrounded with less challenging solutions? How were we to know that when Mr. de Mestral discovered and introduced Velcro to the world; we would be facing new challenges in teaching our children? I recall which seemed […]

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Avid Learning for Boys

Do you feel as though your boy is just not interested in learning? You know he has the ability but how do you fuel the passion for learning. Gathered here are some tips that I have used to encourage learning and discovery in boys. Each and every family thrives in different environments. Some need noise, […]