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16Mar No Comments
The secret to a great Spring Break

The secret to a great Spring Break

Spending a week of #RealTime together can be a test for any family. Whether you are heading out on vacation or staying at home, there is a great tool that every family can use to set themselves up for success....

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23Feb No Comments
Dealing with laziness and kids - Gail Bell on BT Calgary

Dealing with laziness and kids – Gail Bell on BT Calgary

Gail Bell visits Breakfast Television Calgary this morning to discuss laziness and kids, and how to set them up for success! [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEaQhV1_7P0[/embedyt]

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15Dec No Comments
5 tips for enjoyable holiday time

5 tips for enjoyable holiday time

Only a few days left, and the kids will be home for the break. How long will it be until some adult in your house is nagging at kids to get off of technology or help with the housework? How...

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14Jul No Comments
Summer's greatest luxury....

Summer’s greatest luxury….

What is Summer's Greatest Luxury? Boredom. That's right. While it might feel like the one thing we rally against, planning play dates and activities; boredom is actually a wonderful gift that we get to give to our children and summer...

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10Jul No Comments
4 Steps to Help Siblings Get Along

4 Steps to Help Siblings Get Along

Summer Siblings - Stop the Fights Before They Happen By Julie Freedman Smith and Gail Bell Too much togetherness is rarely a good thing, so set your kids up for success with realistic expectations for the summer. Follow these steps...

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What do I do when my kids get bored?

What do I do when my kids get bored?

Boredom isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Kids need to learn independent-play and boredom may be the first step to creativity. That said, here are some tips to teach kids how to manage boredom and how to stop yourself from whining...

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28May No Comments
When are your kids getting quiet?

When are your kids getting quiet?

There is a lot of noise in today's world. It can be very distracting. We're not just talking about loud sounds, we are talking about the hum of the schedule, the buzz of the to-do list in the brain, the...

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27Mar No Comments
Mom I'm BORED! - Tips to save your parenting sanity

Mom I’m BORED! – Tips to save your parenting sanity

Spring Break, can wreak havoc in the hearts of parents everywhere. The three, most dreaded words are: MOM, I’M BORED! In our society, many children are used to being entertained throughout the day. Parents often believe that they must fix...

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