Canada Back to School

Sending Your Kids Back To School When You're Divorced

Erin Silver | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Parents
Erin Silver

The first day of school was a biggie for us. We all had the back-to-school jitters, so my ex and I brought our boys to school together on their first day last year. It was awkward, and I felt like a phoney showing up to school looking like a family, but I got over it quickly. My kids were happy to have both their parents at school to wave to them and support them as they walked through the school doors.

9 Tips to Ease the Stress of Back to School Lunches

Jennifer Carlson | Posted 08.27.2016 | Canada Parents
Jennifer Carlson

Ask any parent and they will say making lunches is one of the most dreaded parts of the day. Being creative and offering healthy options their kids will actually eat is a challenge we all face during the school year. I've learned to avoid the dread by keeping my fridge and pantry well stocked and following these easy tips for creating healthy lunches kids will actually eat.

The Worst Back To School Trends That Ever Existed

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Style

Back to school season is upon us, which means it's time to give your wardrobe a little boost. There's plenty of fall fashion trends to choose from...

Teachers Are Preparing Their Classrooms and Their Minds for Back-to-School

Lori Gard | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

While I clean shelves and wipe down cupboards, readying things for those little bodies and minds, I ready my own mind. Clean out the cobwebs, so to speak. I need my head to be in the game, need my thoughts to be organized. Need my mind to be clear. For when all is said and done, it's not the classroom that houses the potential and possibility to make this year the best one ever for my incoming class: it's me.

10 Last Minute To-Dos for Back to School

Andrea Traynor | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living
Andrea Traynor

It's senior kindergarten. My son is five. We don't need calculators or binders. Heck, we don't even need pencils or paper. So why have I got this feeling in the pit of my stomach that I've forgotten something? And now I'm writing this post as my to-do list as we ease back into the routine in which most kids thrive and most parents rejoice. Maybe it'll help you, too.

Chef Michael Smith's Back to School Food Tips

Theresa Albert | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

No one knows how the back to school juggle like uber busy chef, TV personality, writer, environmentalist and dad Michael Smith. He wraps up his day religiously at 4 p.m. to make dinner for the family. Michael has these tips to make weekdays go more smoothly right through the school year.

10 Back-to-Campus Essentials for September

Jenna Em | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

What do you really need for a successful year of college or university, aside from enthusiasm, smarts and inspiration? Text books are an obvious answer, but there are some important basics and creature comforts that should not be overlooked. Read below to see 10 back-to-campus essentials for September!

Back-To-School Shopping To Surge: Poll

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadians will be digging a little deeper into their pockets during this year's back-to-school shopping season, a new survey suggests.Accord...

Setting Your University Student Up for a Successful School Year

Jane Blaufus | Posted 10.18.2013 | Canada Living
Jane Blaufus

What if I told you that children usually reach adulthood without a realistic sense of a family's finances and are not having the necessary 'courageous conversations' about money because information-based money discussions are considered off-limits? Whether they are a new student or returning for another year, here are four tips to help set your child up for a successful school year.

15 Ways to Go Green on Back-to-School Supplies

Lisa Borden | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

Gearing up for school (literally and figuratively) can be stressful and expensive. By being smart, a.k.a. "green," you can take away a lot of the running around stress and certainly save plenty of your hard earned dollars and your health, too, now and throughout the year.