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How Do I Love Thee?

How Do I Love Thee?

    How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways. This is the title to a sonnet written and published by Elizabeth Barrett Browning over one hundred and seventy years ago and is proof that we are always looking for ways to show our affection.  Whether a kind...

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Benefits of Outdoor Winter Play

Benefits of Outdoor Winter Play

As the temperatures drop and our Canadian landscape is blanketed with snow and ice, we can easily find ourselves making less of an effort to get outdoors with our children. Although it may be easier and more comfortable to stay indoors where it is warm and cozy,...

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De-stressing the Holiday Season

De-stressing the Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, many of us look forward to spending time with family and friends.  However, the holiday season can also bring, “A range of emotions such as stress, anxiety and depression” (Ferguson, 2014, paragraph 1).  As I researched this topic for...

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Environmental Print

ENVIRONMENTAL PRINT Children develop a sense of the world around them early in their life. Beginning as infants, then as toddlers and preschoolers, they react to the sounds, sights, smells and tastes of their environment. As your child’s early literacy experiences...

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Family Mealtime

Eating together as a family can sometimes feel overwhelming. Everyone has such busy schedules these days. Getting everyone off to work, school, and then activities after, doesn’t leave much time for sitting down for a meal. Plus, who wants to think about making dinner...

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