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Family at home as the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) forces many employees and students to work and study from home. Real people. Copy space Career / Family / Kids / Life

I’ve worked from home for the past 18 years; since I was on a maternity leave with my fourth child. I gave up a corporate job, and wrote my first book that year. In 20 minute time increments, because I had a newborn, a three-year-old, an eight-year-old and a ten-year-old and all the demands that they brought with them. I could hardly wait until the...

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Surviving Air Travel With Kids…And Without Screens Audio Books / Family / Kids / Lifestyle

This post is sponsored by audible. From toddlers to teens, and Mom and Dad too, it can be hard to stay entertained during a long airplane ride. Screens can be a good thing sometimes, but for many reasons we want to tear those eyes away from their phones and tablets. Listening to a family tale or getting them engaged in a book that appeals directly...

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National Encourage a Young Writer Day CTV / Family / Kids / Television

April 10th is National Encourage a Young Writer Day. Kathy visits the CTV studio to discuss how this day came to be and shares some tips for parents and their kids headed to high-school, on how to be better prepared for all the writing work, especially in this day and age of short-form texting.


smiling student doing homework and typing on laptop Family / Kids

While April 10th is officially National Encourage a Young Writer Day it is important to ensure that high school students are encouraged to write more, and by extension, read more, every day. There is a huge distinction between the amount of writing and reading they do in high school compared to what is expected in college or university. It doesn’t matter if they are going...

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