Families and Children
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(NC)—Parents know it is important to instill a love of learning in their children from a very young age. The more their kids enjoy reading, the more they will stick with it to develop the necessary critical-thinking skills they need for a full and successful adult life. As such, story time often becomes an essential part of many bedtime routines, and some parents even read to their children before they are born. Whichever way you decide to share the magic of reading, the bottom line is you can never read enough.
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(NC)—Regardless of what time of the school year it is, it can often be difficult to get kids excited about education. Despite the urge to insist children focus primarily on homework, it is important to make sure they are given creative options to ensure they continue to have fun throughout the learning process, or the lustre of learning can be lost.
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(NC)—Travel was once considered a privilege for the wealthy. Yet over the years, it has become easier and less costly to visit places near and far, and more Canadians are taking the plunge and traveling with their children. While it can be exhilarating to experience new cultures, customs and cuisines, it can also be overwhelming for parents to be in a new place with young children.