Whether you are looking forward to it or not, back to school is right around the corner. As a parent, aside from enjoying summer, you always have back-to-school shopping in the back of your mind (pun intended!). But there’s no need to fret. Your family can transition into the new school year with ease with my frugal back-to-school shopping tips!
Many children have been through the pandemic mill when it comes to their classroom experiences, and they need extra support to maintain their reading skills. Some children in primary grades have not had ‘normal’ educational direct instruction for two years. While we all applaud the efforts of classroom teachers during this challenging time, the instruction may not have been optimal. Don’t panic. With regular reading support, you can boost your child’s reading confidence and skill levels.
It’s a question so many parents wondered as their children first heard flickers about the tragic news from Kamloops: 215 children, residential schools, unmarked graves. While the instinct as a parent might be to shelter, to say, “It’s just too terrible,” it is through truth-telling and remembering that you can help your children understand what happened and honor those precious little lives.
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