Homework (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber shared her thoughts on that dreaded subject that many parents and students struggle with on a nightly basis … homework. Amber helps parents understand the benefits of homework including: positive work habits, goal achievement, ..Continue Reading

Top 5 Questions to Ask at Parent Teacher Conferences (Radio interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber shared the top 5 questions parents should ask at parent teacher conferences. Amber helps parents be more proactive with their children’s education by providing helpful tips to maximize the success that children have in ..Continue Reading

F@ck The Test (Radio Interview on Think Opposite with Alison Donaghey)

Tests are usually used as the marker to determine a child’s grade in a subject. So, your child completes their unit on fractions and has a test on fractions. This test mark is usually weighted quite high in a child’s overall mark and is used as “the” predictor of whether ..Continue Reading

Building Effective Parent-Teacher Relationships!

~Fewer Behaviour Problems, Better Academic Performance, More Job Satisfaction…Sign ME Up! ~ PARENTS: Did you know that students whose parents are involved in their school have fewer behavioral problems and perform better academically? TEACHERS: Did you know that positive parent-teacher interactions positively affect teachers’ self-perception and job satisfaction? Now that ..Continue Reading

4 Tips for Better Parent Teacher Relationships (Radio interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Dave and Amber discussed to importance of parent teacher relationships and how this contributes to children having greater success in school. To help this important factor, Amber shared 4 tips to facilitate better parent teacher ..Continue Reading

Top 5 Tips for Starting Kindergarten on the Right Foot

Our founder, Amber Scotchburn, wrote a guest post on Maman Loup’s Blog as her child was starting kindergarten and she wasn’t sure what to do! Read more about how to help your child start their schooling adventure on the right foot!

Household Success (Radio interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Dave and Amber discussed “household success”, and tips for providing your children with the best chance of success as they grow up. Amber provides some helpful tips on discipline, consequences, chores and financial awareness. Amber ..Continue Reading

The Summer Slide (Radio interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Dave and Amber discussed the “summer slide”, how summer vacation can affect children learning in the coming school year.  Amber provides some helpful tips to reduce the fight over screen time and encourage some structure and ..Continue Reading

13 Reasons Why…Not (Podcast Episode 6 – Part 2 of 2)

(continued from part 1) The Netflix Series, 13 Reasons Why, revolves around a 17 year old, Hannah Baker, who takes her own life. She leaves behind 13 audio recordings outlining 13 reasons why she made the decision to end her life. People of all ages are binge-watching the Series, as ..Continue Reading

13 Reasons Why…Not (Podcast Episode 6 – Part 1 of 2)

The Netflix Series, 13 Reasons Why, revolves around a 17 year old, Hannah Baker, who takes her own life. She leaves behind 13 audio recordings outlining 13 reasons why she made the decision to end her life. People of all ages are binge-watching the Series, as only one can with ..Continue Reading