Looking At Post-Secondary Options: Part 1 – The Non-Traditional Path

As a Mom of four, it’s been interesting to see where all of the children’s interests and passions lay and how that translates into what they want to be “when they grow up”! My eldest, River, has always been interested in technology, movies and superheroes. He is very personable, and adults have always gravitated towards him. He’s 18 now but, …

Grade 11 & 12 Math Tutors – Why High School Math Tutoring Matters

Math tutoring is a relatively simple concept—a tutor helps your student overcome challenging subject materials, improve self-confidence, and become more resilient learners. It’s a highly beneficial process that builds important soft skills. But do students really need math tutors in grade 11 or 12? At the grade 11 and 12 levels, math becomes optional. Students get a more control over …

5 Great Reasons to Begin Tutoring at The Start of a New Semester

The start of a new semester is exciting! New classes begin, new teachers enter the scene, and students get to take on a brand-new set of subjects. For many kids, it’s a thrilling time of the year, buzzing with anticipation and excitement. But other kids take on a new semester with more caution, anxious and wary of the changes occurring …

Pamphlet — For Your Eyes Only!

  Thanks again :)! Here’s the feedback I need: The pamphlet will be used to give people that know nothing about us, more information. 1) Knowing what you now know about us, does the pamphlet accurately describe our services? 2) Also, would you feel proud giving the pamphlet out to other family or friends that you would want to refer to …

Giving the Gift of Confidence…

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.” The Gift of Confidence, Resiliency & Empowerment While some kids expect money or toys for their graduation, the gift of confidence, resiliency & empowerment will be remembered long after the money has been blown through or their toy has broken. Adding a non-toy gift to your gift line-up can help ensure …

Building Effective Parent-Teacher Relationships…

And Never Worry About Marks Again By Amber Scotchburn, author of Parenting … With A Twist Did you know that students whose parents are involved in their school have fewer behavioral problems and perform better academically?  Did you know that positive parent-teacher interactions positively affect teachers’ self-perception and job satisfaction? Now that you know, here are seven things teachers and parents can do …

Life Hacks to Getting Straight “A’s” in School & In Life

Five Life Hacks to Getting Straight “A’s” in School & in Life 1. Set a S.M.A.R.T. GOAL for the semester: Helping your child set a GOAL helps your child understand that results are only going to come with action. Using the S.M.A.R.T. method of goal setting will help you create a goal with your child that is unique to them. …

Six Tips for Transitioning Back To School

      Tips & Tricks!   “THANK YOU for your wonderful Expert Advice on how to transition Johnny back to school! We followed your easy tips and mornings don’t seem too crazy anymore!” Jean & John, Parents of An Anxious Child   Do you feel ready for back to school? If you are like most parents…you probably are having …

There Are Only 18 Summers in Childhood…

Back To School…Already Yes, it’s true, most stores are advertising for “Back To School” and even we have been guilty of creating “Back To School” posts! #sorrynotsorry But there is still ONE month of summer left and being aware of that with having kids ourselves, we thought it would be great to make a post that has some links we …

Top 5 Tips for Starting Kindergarten on the Right Foot

Our founder, Amber Scotchburn, wrote a guest post on Maman Loup’s Blog as her child was starting kindergarten and she wasn’t sure what to do! Read more about how to help your child start their schooling adventure on the right foot! Click on the image to get to the blog post!