8 Tips for Better School Pick Up and Drop Offs
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8 Tips for Better School Pick Up and Drop Offs

by Martha Scully  •  September 20, 2016
The school pick-up or drop-off is a carefully orchestrated endeavour. It is important to be on time, prepared, and above all else, safe. You need to be aware of your kids, other kids, other parents, and oh, yes, your vehicle. It can feel like a minefield! Here are some tips to make your school pick-up or drop-off as smooth as possible.
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Everything You Need to Know about After-School Nannies & Babysitters
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Everything You Need to Know about After-School Nannies & Babysitters

by Martha Scully  •  August 31, 2016
Do you and your spouse work longer hours than your children's school or daycare covers? An after school nanny could be the right solution for you. But finding a nanny that can work regularly for only a few hours a day, can be challenging so we've asked CanadianNanny.ca founder and child care expert, Martha Scully, to share her best advice on how to find, hire and keep an after-school nanny or babysitter.
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13 Tips to Help You & The Kids Get to Work & School on Time!
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13 Tips to Help You & The Kids Get to Work & School on Time!

by Martha Scully  •  August 31, 2016
If you’re like most parents, the morning struggle of getting kids ready for school while getting ready yourself can be enormously hectic and stressful. Because of the herculean effort it takes, you may sometimes feel exhausted and it's very easy for you all to be late for school/work. Yet this process doesn't have to be so stressful, as a little forethought and organization can make the morning routine go smoother. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
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The Benefits of Hiring a Before School Nanny or Babysitter
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The Benefits of Hiring a Before School Nanny or Babysitter

by Martha Scully  •  August 31, 2016
There’s one daily routine you may not have considered being a source of stress when you signed up for this wonderful thing called parenthood: the morning before-school rush. If you have to get to your office after dropping the kids off at school, that chunk of time is even more stressful. It means waking up at least half an hour before your children, putting on your first pot of coffee and gathering your wits before the rest of the household.
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How to Pack a Healthy Lunch Your Kids Will Actually Eat
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How to Pack a Healthy Lunch Your Kids Will Actually Eat

by Martha Scully  •  August 27, 2016
Parents don't have to give up by packing those boxes with unhealthy food just so their kids will eat. Many simple techniques can keep kids on the path of healthy eating, even when they are not under the watchful eye of Mom or Dad. Thinking about your child's personality and how much time she has during the day to eat can help you plan lunches that keep her satiated at school.
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5 of The Best Private Schools in Canada
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5 of The Best Private Schools in Canada

by Martha Scully  •  August 16, 2016
In a 2012 poll, over 65% of parents with children in the public system said they would send their kids to a private school if they could afford it. So if you could afford it, what private school would you send your children too? How would you choose? In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best private schools in Canada.
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