Grandfather Playing Soccer In Garden With Granddaughter

First Bell: summer 2020

by Olivia Malley Bodies in motion While your kids may be confined to a smaller space than they are used to, that doesn’t mean they still can’t keep up their physical activity. Participaction is a national nonprofit focused on getting Canadians up and active. The organization has rounded up some great resources to keep your […]

Love of the game

Even when competition is postponed, parents play a key role in helping high-performance kids excel while having fun By Kim Hart Macneill The first year Angela Sanford’s three boys were slated to play on different basketball teams, she and her husband decided that was the end of basketball. The boys traditionally played baseball in the […]

Play on

Intergenerational play benefits family members of all ages By Kim Hart Macneill Anthony Wight and his wife eagerly await their meal. On the menu tonight is spaghetti and lettuce soup. The location is familiar, as is the chef, their four-year-old son Jack. Amid his plastic play kitchen he dreams up menus of imaginary food to […]

Adding a holistic element to your child’s care

There’s plenty to consider before deciding non-conventional medicine is right for your child By Kim Hart Macneill Since birth, Chris Benjamin’s son Dylan suffered from chronic ear infections. By age four, his doctor suggested surgically inserting tubes into the child’s ears to avoid the infections. Benjamin wanted to relieve his son’s pain, but he had […]

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