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How to Help K-3

by Penny on May 10, 2011 · 0 comments

If you think your child is struggling at school, and they are in K-3, what should you do? First, start with the school. If your child is minimally meeting or not meeting expectations in any area of the curriculum, make an appointment to meet the teacher. You need to find out if the difficulties are […]

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This past Sunday I had the opportunity to be on the other side of the lens… the lens of Jon-Mark. We have been planning our yearly family photo session since April. We had originally decided on a date 3 weeks earlier but E’s ezcema flare up led us to postpone. Call me a bad parent […]

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Did anyone else catch the article on the front page of the Saanich News today about how strollers and parents are selfishly taking up space on BC Transit buses thereby causing disabled people to have to wait for the next bus? I was shocked and dismayed by the article as I think it needlessly pitted […]

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HST is Almost Here

by Kimberley on June 29, 2010 · 1 comment

You would have to be living under a rock to not know that the HST is about to come into effect. When we are celebrating Canada Day this year, we will also be living our first day with the HST. I won’t go on and on about the HST because I already did a post […]

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Summer is here even if the weather is not cooperating.  Come tomorrow afternoon school will be over and we’ll have a whole summer to get reacquainted with our kidlets.  If you have a lot of time at home with them you might need some ideas.  Below are a few sites I have come across that […]

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A friend just called me and told me she had read a post on KIV that says Island UltraSound is handing out a paper to clients asking them to not ask the technician about sex determination at all. Apparently, they are suspending the service until they can figure out how best to deal with the […]

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You know those things that really take you back to being a kid that you want to share with your kids? When I was at the market the other day I saw a big pile of bright pink rhubarb and I had to buy some because stewed rhubarb on vanilla ice cream was a big […]

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Today I picked up my 3-year-old from preschool and he had a special gift for me. The teacher informed me it was a Mother’s Day gift that each child had worked very hard on. My little guy was very excited to give it to me and when I asked him if I should wait to […]

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