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March Break Boredom Busters

March Break for students in Waterloo Region starts in just over a week. Luckily, we’ve got boredom-busting activities for everyone – from teens and tweens to younger kids and even infants – plus movies the whole family can enjoy! 322 more words

Programs And Events

Kids, Teens and the Power of "Not Yet"

Are you aware of the power of “Not Yet”?

I am afraid I wasn’t. Not enough, at least.

A few days ago I watched a talk called “ 1,166 more words

How To Help Kids Thrive

Protect Your Brand

There has been a lot of chatter recently on Twitter concerning ‘branding.’ I never really thought about branding and really thought it was a bunch of crap. 544 more words


Middle schoolers are people, too

To my daughter, the first of six middle schoolers I will parent:

I watch you, as you cautiously navigate these waters that got way deeper seemingly overnight. 942 more words


Conflict Resolution for Tweens and Teens Has to Include Phones and Computers

Before kids have cell phones, they have no choice but to speak to each other. During the earlier elementary years kids are refining their self-concept through their interaction with peers, so communication often lacks a lot of social grace and can even appear to disregard others’ feelings. 1,691 more words


Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss . . . and Thanks for Horton!

As a young child, I loved to read.  One of my favorite authors was – and still is – Dr. Seuss!  His creativity both visually and with words was unique and fun.   1,079 more words

Youth Ministry

I want to see the world

I’m 10.  My mom is a travel PR fancy pants. Subsequently, I’ve been traveling the world since I was hatched. Made in Paris, I have visited places as small as Cadaques, Spain and as big as New York City. 128 more words

Family Travel