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Learning Through Play

Family members are the first teachers children encounter. While you are spending precious time with your grandchildren, you can incorporate simple methods to help...

Sitting in Our Storms

When I was growing up in Ontario we’d often talk about how April showers would bring May flowers. It was a nice—and usually accurate—rhyme...

Books for Black History Month

This February, like many Februaries before it, we take the time to celebrate Black History Month. It’s a time when we can acknowledge the...

Dishing on Dinosaur Dramas

There is a meme circulating the internet titled “Times You Know the Most about Dinosaurs.” It’s a line graph with large spikes at age...

Just the Way We Are

My oldest son started kindergarten this year. Leading up to his first day there was some excitement and some nerves on both of our...

Books to Inspire the Inner Activist

As I write this, hundreds of thousands of children, teenagers, and adults are marching through various cities across the country. Many are inspired by...

Letting Reconciliation Into Our Hearts

Reconciliation is a word that has been thrown around a lot lately, but it can be hard to explain it to our children. We...

Adventures in Math, Science & Mindfulness

Summer has come to an end, which means many kids are starting school again. Some for the very first time.It can be an exciting...

The Not-So-Great Outdoors

One of the reasons outside play is so important is it gives children a chance to learn their limits. When they swing upside-down from...

Adventures in Learning Together…Make the library part of your family story

The Greater Victoria Public Library has put together activities you can undertake with your grandchild to develop your special bond and help set up...

Unicorns, Fairies & Mermaids, Oh My!

There’s something about unicorns, mermaids and fairies that captures our collective imagination. I was at a party recently, and there was a lady there...

Tales of War & Hope

On June 6, 1944, the Allied troops landed on the coast of France and began to push across the country. By the end of...

April/May 2020

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