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Developing Leaders at Camp

Developing Leaders at Camp

Believing that camp is totally responsible for character growth and leadership development, camp consultant and MBA graduate Jay Gilbert breaks down the everyday moments at camp that transform youth into highly effective leaders. read column

Our Kids TV Spotlight with Wendi Percial

Our Kids TV Spotlight

A column about all things visual from Our Kids TV. Look for featured videos about top independent schools and camps, behind the scenes of how videos are actually made, and special inside stories on programs and experiences at private schools and camps. read column

Loving Learning

Loving Learning

Voiced through her own love of learning, Star Academy teacher Kelly Farrell explores topics of interest forparents and educators alike who strive to inspire motivation, confidence and self-identity for students on their personal learning journeys. read column

Life Coaching outside the box - a Ken Rabow column

Life Coaching outside the box

Trouble with your teens? Life Coaching Outside the Box offers weekly ideas to help young adults find ways to succeed in all aspects of their lives in their own way.
Where Parents Talk by Lianne Castelino

Where Parents Talk

Lianne Castelino is a mom of 3, an award-winning television journalist, co-founder of WhereParentsTalk.com, an online community created for parents by parents, host of Parents Talk on Rogers TV and contributor to ParentsCanada Magazine. read column
Preparing For The Road Ahead by Suzanne Vukosavljevic

Prepare For The Road Ahead

Want to make your commute safer and more enjoyable and learn how to help your child behind the wheel? This monthly column will share great tips, updates and advice on road safety questions and driving topics for parents. Suzanne Vukosavljevic from Young Drivers of Canada chats about everyday life on the road!. read column

Our Kids Weekly News Roundup

WEplusTHREE….or more

This column is to help ‘large’ families, yes, “large’ as we are known in travel circles, find the best deals, destinations and tips to make travel affordable, fun and manageable! Bon Voyage!! read column

Parallel Paths: A Journey to Motherhood for a single woman

Parallel Paths: A Journey to Motherhood for a single woman

Being a single in my 40’s, I made a controversial decision. I had a baby on my own and it was the best decision that I ever made!. This column is about my journey and how I arrived here. I want women to know that you can have it all… just maybe in a different order than you thought. read column

Parallel Paths: A Journey to Motherhood for a single woman

What I wish I’d known all along

Achieving excellence in education will always be complicated. This column is devoted to supporting the effort of doing whatever it takes on behalf of the children in our schools. read column

Yummy Mummy Club

Yummy Mummy Club

Looking for a place where you can celebrate and commiserate the rollercoaster ride of modern mummydom, win great prizes, and read articles written for and by other moms? Join the Club. Curated by one of Canada’s most recognized personalities and Chief Yummy Mummy, Erica Ehm. read column

Learn Today, Tools for Ultimate Success

Learn Today, Tools for Ultimate Success

Learn Today is all about making learning fun and effective, so students can achieve ultimate success, both in school and in life! read column

Money Matters

Money Matters

Rubina Ahmed-Haq of AlwaysSaveMoney.ca, shares her money saving tips for everyday life. She is passionate about saving and teaching others how easy it can be. Saving money today will help you achieve your long-term financial goals and keep you out of debt in the future. read column

Our Kids Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

Our Kids provides the education, camp, and parenting headlines you should know.
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Tackling the debate

Tackling the debate

In Tackling the Debate, Our Kids contributors, parents, students, camp administrators and educators argue their side of the hottest educational, camp, and parenting issues. read column

Student Scoop

Student Scoop

The Student Scoop is where the students write about local events in their community and school. read column

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Helping Hands profiles the efforts of schools and camps making a difference, whether it’s giving back to their local communities or influencing change overseas.
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Life Lessons

Life Lessons

We learn and gain wisdom with experience, from small victories to monumental failures. “Life Lessons” explores the everyday learning that happens — and changes our lives.
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Dreams of a Private School Graduate

Dreams of a Private School Graduate

High school students reflect on how independent school inspired their future plans. read column

Like Father, Like Daughters - a Noel Ocol column

Like Father, Like Daughters

This bi-weekly column by Noel Ocol is a collection of observational commentaries on balancing family life, hobbies, friends, health, and how his two daughters somehow influence them all. read column

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