03 Dec 2020
November is Financial Literacy Month, and Education Savings week is November 15-21st. A recent survey by Knowledge First Financial, Canada’s largest RESP company with not-for-profit ownership – conducted a new study on the effects of COVID-19 has had on parents planning and saving for their child’s post-secondary education. Nearly 60% of parents fear that COVID-19 will have a negative impact on preparing their child for...
21 Nov 2020
in Family, Grandparenting, Kids
In a year where our kids have likely had to spend more time than usual online with screens, it’s the perfect time to bring back some favourite toys and introduce some fun new ones that will help develop other skills, while providing some fantastic play time. As a first time Grandma, and a veteran mom of four, I’ve seen the toys that my kids loved...
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19 Oct 2020
As parents we know that our children learn in their own way, and in their own time. Different teaching methods work differently with each child, even within the same family. Back in the early days, education used to be delivered in a one room classroom, with all ages and stages expected to pay attention, perform, and succeed at relatively the same pace. As urban centres...