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Living & Teaching Social Responsibility

You may have heard that “It takes a village to raise a child.” This saying reminds us that we all have to work together if we want happy kids, a healthy planet and a safe, strong community. That’s also the spirit behind CSR. CSR stands for corporate social responsibility—the idea that companies have a responsibility […]

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Time Saving Tips for Moms

Time is a precious commodity and those who learn to use theirs wisely will always be ahead of the game. First the bad news, the one thing you can’t do is add more hours to your day. No matter what, it’s just not going to happen. The good news, you can do certain things to […]

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Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Most of us have heard the saying “Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day” and it’s certainly true especially when it comes to children. Studies have shown that children who eat a balanced breakfast are more alert in school, perform better and in many cases are less prone to bad behaviour than children […]

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Family Resolution – Agree to Set Healthier Habits this New Year

The acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree. Like mother like daughter. A chip off the old block. Children learn what they live. While these are cliché, trite phrases, there is a great deal of truth to them. Comedians joke that if you want to see what your wife will look like in forty years, […]

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Vacation Safety Tips for Families

Family vacations are a fun and wonderful experience. However, it’s normal to be concerned about safety issues especially when traveling with children. Here are a few tips that will help keep the stress level down. Airport Safety – Always keep an eye on your luggage and never leave it unattended. To avoid someone else picking […]

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Stress-Busting Activities for Children

They may not have jobs, a family to take care of or massive debt, but children get stressed out too. Everything from family changes to moving to bullying to bad grades can cause major stress. And unlike their parents, children haven’t yet figured out the best way(s) to deal with stress. But you can help […]

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Tips for Coping with Toddlers and Fussy Eating

As babies grow into toddlers and begin eating table food, they often times turn into picker eaters. It isn’t unusual for mealtime to turn into a fight with toddlers because they don’t want to eat their dinner. These tips will help you cope with your toddler’s fussy eating. 1. Make mealtime a family affair. Today’s […]

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Crafts – a great way to bond with children

Teachers and parents know that crafting has long been a great way to bond with children. It’s a great way to stimulate all five senses and create a positive, fun and relaxing environment that can be used to build trust, respect and love. Make a connection – If you are having trouble connecting with your […]

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Creative Kid Party Invitation Ideas

Why spend the money on those boring party invitations that everyone uses when you can make your own? Scrapbook stores are the perfect place to go when you want to make your own party invitations. All you have to do is visit a scrapbook supply store and your creativity will spark with ideas. Handmade party […]