Auntie Says… I find it hard to believe that it’s already November but the calendar doesn’t lie. The ghosts and goblins are done for another year and Santa is poking his nose around the corner. There’s one thing in between though and that’s Remembrance Day and I would ask all of you to take a… Continue reading Auntie Says… We Must Remember and Acknowledge
Are you aware of what you’re saying to your child or what message you’re sending with your behavior? Kids do hear whether you think they’re listening or not and believe me the ears perk up even more when then they overhear their name. The reason I ask is that I had a chat with a… Continue reading Auntie Says…Your Words Matter
When I was a little kid in grade one teachers were larger than life iconic figures. They wielded great knowledge, patience, and imagination and were to be respected, listened to and appreciated. Fast forward several years and things are different—kids, families, and teachers have changed. Topics like personal space, appropriate touch, and other life realities… Continue reading Auntie Says…You Don’t Need to Like Your Kid’s Teacher.