Tag: kids


Kids in the Kitchen Family

Kathy has ideas on getting kids to participate in every day chores and how to make it a little more fun. This was originally posted on CHCH.com. Join Kathy for more Get Set, Go! fun by tuning into her monthly segment on CHCH Morning Live.


Kathy Buckworth has your kid’s summer skills hack Family / Lifestyle / Post City / Publications

“School’s out!” As the kids throw their notebooks and textbooks in the air, ready for a summer of sun and relaxation, it can be worrisome for parents, concerned that their  kids’ reading and writing skills will suffer during the two months they are out of the classroom. But summer is a great time to introduce the fun side of playing with words and escaping into...

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How To Get a Teacher a Gift Without Breaking the Bank Family / Huffington Post

While gifts for teachers are not mandatory, many parents and kids like to show their appreciation for a hard job well done. However, as families struggle with their monthly budgets, there isn’t always a lot of extra cash for teacher’s gifts, let alone gifts for kids’ favourite teaching assistants, librarians, school secretaries, bus drivers, and others who help make their school experience just a little...

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Booking summer camp late 101: tips and tricks for sussing out a camp fit for your kid Family / Post City

As the days get longer and kids start counting down until school comes to an end, parents across the city start to realize that, if school is out, then the kids are in … in your house and in your hair. In households where both parents work during July and August, summer camp registration happens like clockwork at the beginning of the year, both for...

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How to Make Mother’s Day Every Day Family / Huffington Post

“Because every day is Kids Day,” we all wisely counsel our children when they ask why there is a special day for Mom, and a special day for Dad, but not for them. While this isn’t technically true, the sentiment behind it infers that kids are inherently rewarded every day just by virtue of the fact that they are kids, free from the stressors of...

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The parent trap: Will and Kate aren’t the only mom and dad to backtrack on those best laid plans Family / Post City

“Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories.” — John Wilmot Before their baby was born, royal supercouple Kate and William decided, and perhaps naively publicly announced, that they wouldn’t be hiring a nanny, that they would set an example of being involved new young royals and raise Prince George themselves. Well, like many...

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