If you have a child with a life-threatening allergy to peanuts, you are probably very grateful for schools and summer camps that have instituted a "no peanuts" policy. After all, this type of policy is meant to keep your child safe, right? X-Man lives with a very severe peanut allergy. While all foods brought into the home for X-Man are checked and rechecked to make sure … [Read more...] about This Is Nuts! Where Has Our Common Sense Gone?
One-to-one learning can give students who need extra support a much-needed boost in helping them reach their full potential. I am proof that a one-to-one approach works. My pre-teen years were a very painful time of life for me. Missing a great deal of school due to illness resulted in me being bullied by classmates for missing school. The bullying had a "snowball effect" on … [Read more...] about Talking One-To-One Learning With Ruth Rumack
Image Courtesy Of @StuntmanStu Being bullied never really goes away. Really. Ask anyone who has ever been bullied in their life and, if they are honest, they will tell you that, sometimes, they still feel like their 12-year-old self being bullied in the school yard, or in the school hallway. Those feelings of shame, inadequacy, humiliation and fear can hit you … [Read more...] about No Bull! Bullying Can Last A Lifetime #NoMoreBullies
School uniforms. Many children in Canadian schools are required to wear them to class each day. If you are a parent of a child that is required to wear a school uniform, do you love them or hate them? I never had to wear a uniform to school, however, I had friends who did. I can remember many complaints from my friends about being forced to wear the same "boring" School … [Read more...] about The Children’s Place – #WIN A $500 Gift Card!!