Halifax Learning and SpellRead are on board for our latest Ask-The-Expert feature and answering your questions about children and literacy.
Ever wonder what the difference is between French Immersion and the francophone school board in Halifax? And who really qualifies for each program? I have all of the answers to your questions here.
Ever consider participating in one of those research studies for kids at the Early Social Development Lab but hesitated because you weren't sure what it was REALLY all about?
I've got the scoop on everything you could ever want to know about how it works, the commitment required, privacy questions, and if they REALLY hook your kid up to machines (spoiler alert, NO!!! 😂😂😂). Also another spoiler alert, my kids always have a wonderful time and walk away with a fun prize.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year . . . for name nerds anyway. Vital Stats released the top baby names of the year in Nova Scotia and I’ve analysed the data in a completely unscientific manner and determined that it seems in order to give your child a unique name at school you should choose one of these most popular names. Confused? Yeah, I was too. Read on . . .
Every year we send a Nova Scotia tree to Boston to show our appreciation for their help during the Halifax Explosion. We have the full 2018 schedule from the tree cutting to the tree lighting here for you.
Part of the magic of the holiday season is that moment when your family is perched shivering on a curb, waiting eagerly for Santa to go by on his float, and then finally seeing that sleigh and red suited man coming into view! Luckily in the Halifax region we have several chances to make that magic happen for your family.
It’s here! 2018’s list of Halloween events suitable for kids of all ages. Here are some wonderful ways to get in the spirit of the big day and maximize those adorable costumes.
Raising a family is one of the most important jobs you will ever do, but it's also one of the hardest! Luckily in Halifax we are home to an incredible local organization called Family SOS. They are there to help support all local families during their journeys AND they also run some pretty cool activities for kids and youth - and it's all free! Today we shine a spotlight on this organization and some of the amazing programs they offer to help local families.