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Overnight school trips: How to CALM nerves

Friday, April 27th, 2012 | 1 Comment
During her first overnight trip in Grade 7, Jennifer Kolari’s daughter suddenly became “absolutely terrified.” The dorm room, her sleeping quarters at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, felt like a prison cell. Her routines and comfort zones had vanished. Feeling terribly homesick, she read more »

Money for Art’$ $ake

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 | 0 Comments
“That’s the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen,” said Little Guy, gazing at the face of William Lyon Mackenzie King. “I need it.” “Why?” I asked my son, incredulously. “So, I can look at it every day.” What is art, really? If something catches your read more »

Completely opposite parenting styles?

Friday, April 20th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jennifer addresses the issue of Polarizing Parents for The Toronto Parents of Multiple Births Association on May 17, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.  Save the date! read more »

April 4 – Havergal College welcomed Jennifer

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jennifer shared her Connected Parenting model with Havergal College on Wednesday, April 23  from  7:00 – 8:30 p.m. read more »

Parenting affects your child’s brain

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Learn what you can do to have a positive influence on your child’s brain development. Watch Jennifer’s TVO Parent interview. read more »

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