children

Reading Goals for Students: 2021 Goals for Your Child

The new year is a time for setting goals and making resolutions, so it’s the perfect time to set reading goals for students both in class and at home. Working towards reading goals not only improves your child’s literacy—completing goals provides children with a sense of accomplishment and builds their self-esteem.   Possible Goals Reading …

Reading Goals for Students: 2021 Goals for Your Child Read More »

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

Ring in the New Year with these easy and fun New Year’s resolution ideas for kids. Help your kids set positive goals they can keep year-round to instill healthy habits. New Year Resolution for Kids #1: Learn to read or improve reading ability Set aside 5-10 minutes a day practicing reading with your child. Books …

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Read More »

8 Highly Effective Ways for Teaching Kids Respect & How to Be Polite

Teaching Kids Respect in a Rude World Earlier this year, I experienced a new point in parenthood where my kids began rolling their eyes, talking back, copping an attitude and sometimes outright ignoring me when they’re told no or didn’t get what they wanted. Ugh, the disrespect and rudeness! Soon after my twins started 2nd …

8 Highly Effective Ways for Teaching Kids Respect & How to Be Polite Read More »

Monitoring Online Behaviour: Do You Really Know What Your Kids are Doing Online?

Parents are used to worrying about their kids when they’re out with their friends, but often don’t realize that their kids might be just as vulnerable while sitting in their bedroom with a smart phone. According to a report by the security software company McAfee, there is a big discrepancy between what parents think their …

Monitoring Online Behaviour: Do You Really Know What Your Kids are Doing Online? Read More »

The Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time for Kids

Is Too Much Screen Time Bad for Kids? Parents hear a lot about how screen time affects children (and adults, too), but how unhealthy is it, really? And how much screen time, is too much? At our house my three kids play devices maybe once or twice a week while we’re waiting at a sibling’s …

The Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time for Kids Read More »

COVID-19: THE UNSEEN IMPACT ON CHILDREN

COVID-19 is impacting children and families far beyond those it directly infects. Mitigation measures have disrupted life and slowed down economic activity, affecting the lives and livelihoods of the 2.2 billion people living in the region. The World Bank recently projected that due to COVID- 19 economic growth will slow to between 2.1 per cent …

COVID-19: THE UNSEEN IMPACT ON CHILDREN Read More »

VOLUNTEERS TO ACCOMODATE ABUSED CHILDREN

WHAT IS CHILD ABUSE? Child abuse is not just physical violence directed at a child. It is any form of maltreatment by an adult, which is violent or threatening for the child. … If parents or caregivers are no longer able to cope with caring for the child, this can result in dysfunctional behavior and abuse. The main categories of Child Abuse …

VOLUNTEERS TO ACCOMODATE ABUSED CHILDREN Read More »