Set your children up for homework success

School is in full swing; here’s how to help your kids succeed at homework! Helping children with homework can be challenging and frustrating, even with the parents’ best intentions. It requires careful thought and lots of patience, support and encouragement. Here are some tips on making homework less of a chore. Set up an optimal […]

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Living in Canada means living with wildlife

Wildlife safety tips in Canada Whether it is ducks in the park pond, squirrels in the trees, whales in the sea or bears in the mountain, living in Canada means finding ways to co-live with wildlife. While wildlife might seem cute and harmless, they are not household pets and can pose great danger. And it […]

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Keep your kids safe by taking first aid

Consider first aid training in case your child gets sick or hurt Emergencies and injuries such as allergies, burns, scrapes and falls — no matter how small or big — can happen anytime, to anyone, especially young children. As a newcomer in a new environment, especially during the adventurous summer months, it’s important to understand […]

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Immigrating with a learning disability

Overcoming the challenges and stigma When teachers in his native Bangladesh suggested that eight-year-old Azan (name changed for privacy) would be better off at home or sent to an “institution,” his parents despaired. Diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Azan could be disruptive in class, often even getting physical with his classmates at the […]

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