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Who’s Afraid of Big Bad Technology?

By Cathy Pettigrew, M.Ed. Director and Chief Enthusiast at KNB Learning™ Do you remember the song? Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf? The big, bad wolf? The big, bad wolf? Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf? Tra-la-la-la-la… This song came to mind just now, as I signed off of Skype with my 9-year […]

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Are You Just Giving In OR Are You Accommodating Your Child’s Learning Needs?

By KNB Learning I don’t know about you, but I have been at the wrong end of one-too-many well-meaning person’s stink-eye, when they have heard or seen me allow one of my children to complete a task without following all given rules or instructions.  What do I mean?  Let’s take an example from school… Let’s […]

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Playful Strides is Running a Winter Camp – Jan. 2 – 5, 2018

From January 2nd until the 5th, your child can enjoy a great winter camp at Playful Strides Therapy. The camp is run by therapists and other adults who will help your child build on their behavioural skills and social awareness. Contact them for more information.

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FARMERS’ MARKETS IN OAKVILLE

Spring is in the air and fresh fruits and vegetables are on our minds. There are numerous economic, environmental and health benefits to eating foods that are locally grown, organic and sustainable. Local Farmers’ Markets provide the most FRESH FOOD which is DELICIOUS and a visit to the market is FUN for kids. Oakville Kids has organized a helpful list for you […]

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SPLASH PADS IN OAKVILLE

Oakville’s Splash Pads are a great way to escape some of the season’s hottest weather and have FUN! With 16 locations across The Town, there are plenty of opportunities to bring the kids out on a hot, sunny day. Most parks being operating in June and close in mid-September. Splash pads are a great fun way to […]

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Five Fun Ways to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

By Sylvan Learning  The temperature is rising, school is out of session and the kids are excited to ditch their backpacks and get back to having fun. For many parents, summer poses the age old question: Now that my children are home all day, what am I going to do with them? The summer slump–the […]

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Charged Up! How We STEM Powered Our Kids

By 5minutesformom Hi! We’re Susan and Janice, twin mommy bloggers, of 5 Minutes for Mom. 5 Minutes for Mom is an essential go-to site for moms that entertains and informs while promoting the online mom community. Our daughters, Sophia, Julia, and Olivia, had an amazing opportunity to try out Sylvan Learning’s EDGE program. When we […]

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New Mummy Company offers breast pump rental program

The New Mummy Company has partnered with a breastfeeding company to offer a new program that allows mothers to rent hospital-quality breast pumps. Mothers are now able to go to the New Mummy Company to rent Medela’s Symphony breast pumps for use at home. The Symphony breast pump was designed for in-hospital use. With use […]

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HALLOWEEN EVENTS FOR OAKVILLE KIDS 2016

Halloween events for Oakville kids fill the month of October! All month Oakville kids and families can look forward to fun and spooky activities.

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INDOOR PLAYGROUNDS IN OAKVILLE

Indoor playgrounds in Oakville are a great option if you are looking for something to do with the kids. It can be that needed change of scenery and also provides kids a chance to learn, play and be active. Indoor playgrounds in Oakville include options for infants right up to teenagers. You can also click here […]

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