Education

It’s OK to be excited—and nervous—for summer camp!

By Dovercourt Recreation Centre With just two months to go, we are feeling all the possible feelings about summer camp—excitement, anticipation, and apprehension—to name a few. With lots of questions lingering and very few answers, we know that many families […]

Liam’s 11th birthday in Ottawa January 18, 2021. Included a magic set, books, Nintendo gift card, Red Lobster dinner, and a chocolate banana cake. Photograph by Blair Gable

Raising a reader

The experts agree – instilling a love of reading in your child early puts them on to the path to success   He was talking by 15 months, and recognizing words a few months later. Now, at age seven, Jennifer […]

Music education has all kinds of benefits for kids.

Take note

Music education teaches stress management, teamwork, enhanced coordination, self-discipline and more, Angela Counter reports     Playing a musical instrument is rewarding, but there’s more to music education than learning to keep a beat. Even if your child isn’t the […]