I see these types of posts at least once a week. “Why parents in France (fill in another country name) have got it right and North American parents are getting it wrong.” Or at the very least, could be doing things differently. Do these pieces resonate with you? Or do you think there’s a good dose of glossing over going on?
As a daughter and grand-daughter of northern Albertans – and as a neighbour to beautiful, big sky country Alberta – I’m mounting a 2 week fundraiser on the Red Bubble BC Family page to support assistance that is needed because of the fire in Fort McMurray.
School is winding down for the year just as camps and summer programmes are getting ready to launch. Final Girl Guide and Scouting camps are coming up, and day and week long summer camps are booking up quickly. Have you got your child’s belongings labeled for camp?
Ageism is everywhere, it seems. You can get dinged for being too old for everything from who you should date to whether you can handle a job or current technical skills.
We got mail about an adult colouring and a writing contests, programme sign-up information and a fun-filled kids day.
It’s part of the trending dialogue online – aspirational (AKA helicopter) parents hover over, micro manage and over schedule their child in daily extra curricular activities.
You know the situation in British Columbia is dire when the youngest citizens have this worry on their minds.
Gosh darn it – it’s hard to meet people nowadays. Even in this age of online dating and Tinder.
On Monday, February 29th, bake for a difference and help the BC SPCA on National Cupcake Day.