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Step away from the smelly markers.
Being the oldest child, Joseph was plucked from class and sent to work picking coffee for a few neighbours.
Don't automatically copy the principal on all your emails.
"Those vulnerabilities will be fully exposed in the next economic downturn. The time to act is now."
With another school year upon us, why not take this time to reflect on the well-being of Canadian children and youth?
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I plan to live and breathe enough summer over the Labour Day weekend to last me until next June!
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I'd a million times rather that you spend your energy concentrating on becoming your best self.
With little or no family income to support the "mandatory" back-to-school shopping spree that has come to be expected, what's a parent to do?
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It's going to come whether we want it to or not.
Make sure your back-to-school shopping list includes necessities like sanitizers and other hygiene products.
The teacher may say that their reading and spelling are fine, but if you sense that they're not, you may be right.
They'll love these stylish choices.
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As I became more familiar with campus life, and my new city and home away from home, I learned to make my money go further.
Relax and learn to prepare for a productive meeting.
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The summer is winding down, back-to-school commercials are airing, and must-have items for the season are floating in cyberspace. It's clear that another school year is on the horizon. After a long an...
No one person should have to do all the heavy lifting — get your kids involved.
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Congratulations! You and your family have passed the couple of months with kids back at school. Now is a good time to assess how it's going for your children, focusing not just on grades, but on the a...
We need to recognize and respond to the reality that many families need education, resources, and access! Shaming parents, shaming kids while at school, and banning or removing things does not encourage self-esteem or critical thinking -- and I'm pretty sure that is one of the reasons we send our kids to school!
It's officially fall. Children are back in school and we're returning to our post-summer routine. Just as we get into the swing of things, you or one of your little one's comes down with a bug. If you...
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The Fall marks back to school and back into that dreaded word (for some) "routine." With a busy schedule, having healthy snacks on hand is a must! These little bites are the perfect punch of energy yo...
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For many children, the beginning of a school year might also mean being home alone until their parents arrive home from work. If your child is old enough and comfortable being home alone, you'll want to take steps to ensure they're safe and sound.
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To get an academic head start, here are some of the latest educational trends to hit the classroom this fall for students of all ages. They cover a range of categories including innovative lunches, jazzy school supplies, cool technology, and grassroots philanthropy.
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Some teachers in an area near Toronto are taking kids' snacks away or not allowing kids to eat them if they're "unhealthy." Parents are furious, and they've got every right to be. When a teacher makes the decision to disallow certain foods in their classroom, the result can be very unsettling.
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As many as 21 in total have the potential to be shut down. If residents of the east side are forced to move into more expensive neighbourhoods just in order to find a school for their children, homeowners may be forced to turn into renters as they arrive outside the comfort zone of their financial capabilities.
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We ask our HuffPost Canada Parents contributors to pack their kids' lunch boxes in under five minutes. Watch as chaos ensues, cheaters are caught and useful tips are shared.
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Parenting expert Alyson Schafer offers her best tips.
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From magazine covers to real life -- girls are still discriminated against. The reality is that young girls face more adversity than others due to their age coupled with their gender, making them one of the most vulnerable groups in the world.
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If you think your kid has a lot of homework, think again.
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"Enjoy silence, then wish my kid was home to make noise."
The complex nature of parenting together is a universal experience.