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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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How to Encourage Your Child to Speak French How to Encourage Your Child to Speak French
To say that trying to get my children to speak French is très difficile would be an understatement. Despite the bilingual and increasingly multi-cultural nature of Canada, chances are that in most of the country you wil...
posted: Jan 4, 2012  |  views: 5772  |  comments: 0
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No Place for Children No Place for Children
Kids, tolerance and community There’s no doubt: being judgmental is easy and sometimes fun. I’ll admit that, on occasion, I can be the Queen of the Uninformed-Yet-Instantaneous Opinion. If the mood strikes me, I n...
posted: Jan 4, 2011  |  views: 2435  |  comments: 0
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Generosity of Spirit Generosity of Spirit
“I am constantly blown away by the generous spirit of children!” That’s what Sarah said as she dropped into a chair at the café where we had met to have coffee and talk about the preschools where we are both ea...
posted: Nov 3, 2010  |  views: 2319  |  comments: 0
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Separation Anxiety Separation Anxiety
One of the biggest hurdles when trying to get young children involved in activities outside the home is helping them feel comfortable in an environment without their parents. Some children never experience separation anx...
posted: Sep 29, 2010  |  views: 2252  |  comments: 0
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Learning to Play Learning to Play
I always wished I could play with my daughter. You know, really play. Sure, I squished together the occasional playdough hamburger as I sat beside her at Christmas, dressed a couple of Barbie dolls and shook them at each...
posted: Jun 1, 2010  |  views: 2665  |  comments: 0
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Working Among the Good & Bad Working Among the Good & Bad
In my line of work I meet a lot of bad guys. They carry guns, swords, sabres and fantastical weapons full of levers with complicated capabilities. These bad guys go by many names and have powers to fly, transform and dis...
posted: Apr 28, 2010  |  views: 2397  |  comments: 0
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Whatever Will Be, Will Be Whatever Will Be, Will Be
I am a freak. Or, at the very least, some would say that I am a little bit disturbed. I am the proud mother of a happy, healthy four-year-old girl, and I have a terrible little secret: I can’t wait until she’s a teen...
posted: Mar 3, 2010  |  views: 4656  |  comments: 0
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Literacy at Home Literacy at Home
Most parents know that they can play an important role in helping their children develop a love for reading. Experts tell us to read to and with our children from an early age, visit libraries often, and provide good mod...
posted: Mar 3, 2010  |  views: 3138  |  comments: 0
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Through the Eyes of a Child Through the Eyes of a Child
Jeremy is running. His arms swoop up and down and his fingers are spread. He is making electronic-type noises and is systematically bashing into every other three-year-old on the playground. He leaves behind him a trail ...
posted: Feb 2, 2010  |  views: 3498  |  comments: 0
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