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Perth, Ontario. Photo Courtesy City of Perth

Take family fun on the road

Day tripper. One-way ticket, yeah.    With apologies to The Beatles, of course, we’ve gathered four interesting and fun day-trip destinations close to Ottawa. All can easily be expanded into a weekend, too, if that’s what your family wishes.   […]

Is your child heading to school for the first time? Angela Counter talks to the experts about how to make it easier - for everyone.

Ready for takeoff!

Here’s how to prepare for your child’s first school experience Finally, a long-awaited milestone approaches: the first day of school. You’ve got your camera ready, but how can you prepare your child so that the only tears will be yours? […]

Communication is everything when it comes to interacting with your child's teacher.

Clash of the titans

Communication knocks down barriers of disagreements between parents and teachers, educators say For Turnbull School director Gareth Reid, it’s important to build relationships between parents and teachers. “Communication and respect on both sides are very important,” says Reid. “It really […]