ParentsCanada Presents: Secrets to School Success, a workshop with Sara to help parents deal with common back-to-school issues.
Would you like some tips on making your child’s school year a great success? If your family is challenged by: transitioning to a new teacher and grade, anxiety, homew...Read Secrets to School Success
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Sara Dimerman in conversation with Sarah Chana Radcliffe. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:Why the start of school is a particularly anxious time for kids, parents and teachers Tips to ease anxiety and make the transition b... Listen to Tips for managing back to school anxiety
Sara speaks with Matt Galloway about kids walking to school alone.Read How old is old enough to walk to school alone?
Sara on the CFAX 1070 Real Parenting show discussing if you think it is okay to take your kids out of school for a holiday.Read Taking your kids out of school for a holiday
I don’t believe I am alone in saying that one of the things I like least about travel are airports – especially during peak periods when students and their families flock South to escape the cold of Winter. There are always long line ups, delays and depending on the weather conditions at hom...Read Is it ok to pull your child out of school to travel?
I was an independent, motivated student and so my parents never felt the need to watch over me to make sure my school work was done. They trusted that I knew what I was doing and so long as I continued to prove them right, they left me alone.
I understand that not every student is motivated or eager...Read Helping with homework: when does help become a hindrance?
Article in Parents Canada about children walking to school by themselves.Read My child wants to walk to school by herself
Eight years ago we purchased a cell phone for our now 22 year old daughter when she began grade nine. Our rationale was that being more independent at that time, a cell phone for communication (with us in particular) was warranted. Now, waiting until our children are high school age to purchase a ce...Read Driven to distraction: Cell phones in the high school classroom