Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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A Dad’s Life: not so perfect Christmas

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Your Christmas will not be perfect. I would like you to go back and re-read that first sentence. After your read it again pause and really let it sink in. No matter how hard you work from now until December 25th your Christmas will not be perfect. Maybe your potatoes will be lumpy. Maybe the gift you bought for your ... Read More »

But Mommm: Spirit

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My Director at work recently asked us all what we were most looking forward to over the holidays. The answer was the same for all of us – time. Time with our families, time without as many scheduled activities, time in the morning, no time commuting and time to just ‘be’. It’s amazing how big the word ‘time’ has become ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: December 13-14, 2014

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1. Sometimes Christmas is about getting what you really want. Head to the Neptune for this holiday classic, A Christmas Story, that follows ten-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his parents, his teacher and even the big man, Santa Claus himself. The response? ... Read More »

Lessons Learned: Report Card Changes

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Are you tired of trying to navigate convoluted and impersonal language on your child’s report card?  You’re not alone. Last spring, parents, students, teachers, and administrators were invited to fill out questionnaires regarding their concerns and suggestions for the current report card system. As the result of almost 6,000 responses (89% of which were parents and teachers), the Department of ... Read More »

Best Field Trip EVER!

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Hayden, a student at Ecole St. Catherine’s School in Halifax recently won a class tour of the new Halifax Central Library that’s opening this weekend. A big thanks to Hayden and his mom, Jennifer, for sharing some of the juicy details with us…have a read and see for yourself. It sounds amazing! Standing outside the front doors of the new ... Read More »

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