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Take a look at this month's articles provided by Island Parent Magazine. Each month you'll find new articles with topics on parenting your children of any age. Written largely by local authors, these articles provide some great perspectives related to parenting, both on and off the island.

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Bringing Science to Life

Bringing Science to Life

I’m not a parent but I play one on the weekends. My personal joy is being an aunt to two wonderful little humans. Dylan, nine going on 50, is the big brother in every sense. His eyes belie an unexpected yet profound wisdom that has guided me more times than I will admit. Elyse, four, is well aware of her star-power. She is constantly entertaining family and strangers alike with her actress-in-training high jinks...
posted: Mar 30, 2011  |  views: 3789  |  comments: 0
Play for Literacy

Play for Literacy

Playing games is a great way to sneak in learning—and it’s especially good for wiggly children who are in the process of developing their attention spans. Research shows that play-based learning offers children a wide variety of opportunities to explore the world around them and receive and process rich sensory stimulation that ultimately promotes healthy brain development, according to ABC Life Literacy Canad...
posted: Jan 4, 2011  |  views: 3228  |  comments: 0
Dealing With Learning Disabilities

Dealing With Learning Disabilities

Determining whether a child’s development is typical can be a daunting task for even the most experienced and skilled parent. Children vary in their development so it is natural for parents to experience uncertainty when confronted by the possibility of their child having a learning disability (LD). Learning disabilities, by their very nature, are confusing! According to Learning Disabilities of Canada, LD can b...
posted: Sep 29, 2010  |  views: 5387  |  comments: 0

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