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Setting Your Child Up for a Successful School YearBack to School RoutinesHelp Your Child Succeed in SchoolCanadians Band Together to Stand Up to BullyingOnline program helps military families with challenges of parenting

Setting Your Child Up for a Successful School Year

By Melissa Madill The beginning of a new school year is typically a busy time for parents. With school schedules, activity schedules and sports schedules to balance, parents might overlook that this time of year can be a stressful time for a child. Throw into the mix any of the military lifestyle factors and a child...
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Back to School Routines

The Phoenix Centre With two months of the school year under their belt some parents may be feeling weary, frustrated and at their wits end. The Phoenix Centre has put together a list of strategies and tips for parents to help their children, and themselves, succeed this school year. A crucial element for students to succeed is...
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Help Your Child Succeed in School

With report cards being sent out this month parents may be looking for ideas on how to eliminate distractions and stimulators for their children. Research has shown that there are a number of areas which create problems or make the lives of students much more difficult. If you can eliminate these it will help your...
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Canadians Band Together to Stand Up to Bullying

Last week communities across Canada participated in different initiatives to eradicate bullying. Many classrooms were a sea of pink or blue this week with students wearing these colours to protest bullying. Thursday November 17th people wore pink in recognition of a bullying situation that occurred in the United States where a boy was bullied because he simply...
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Online program helps military families with challenges of parenting

CFB Esquimalt’s Web-Based Learning Tool a First in Canada Last May the Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre launched the first web-based learning program for military parents. Available to CF families across Canada and CF families living out of Canada (OUTCAN), Raising Your Military Child teaches the at-home and deployed parent about behaviours they may see in their...
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