Tag Archive: family

Teaching the Challenging Child

(This article first appeared in The Canadian Homeschool Minute July 5, 2017)   Have you ever had to deal with that kid who no matter what you do seems to just balk at everything? Have you both ended up in tears…
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Tune into CBC radio Monday morning!

I’m going to be interviewed live on the Ontario Morning show with Wei Chen! Surprisingly, I’ll be talking about homeschooling. Specifically about homeschooling in Northumberland county. Tune in to listen live to support me. Or go to ; www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/Ontario-morning-from-CBC-radio Click…
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Adventure Time!

Adventure Time! Last month was super busy for us here at Novelty Trades. (and for our family!) I had grand plans to blog as it was all happening…. but, well, I didn’t.  So I will do it now. In late…
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RibFest Cobourg

What a fun time!! 11th annual ribfest and music festival! Let’s take a quick tour; Here we are at the west entrance, one block north of the beach at the corner of Queen and McGill streets. On the right are…
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High school Graduation!!

My sweet daughter, B, has graduated!!!  June 28, 2017!! Two school years ago at age 16, she started her first day in public school part time at CCI.   4 semesters later she has graduated with a Specialist High Skills…
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Wilderness Camp. Family style: part 2

This trip was truly about spending time together as a family. K was the first one up each morning, naturally.   He gathered kindling and lit the fire with his tinder kit. To get it going for breakfast. D and…
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Wilderness camping ⛺️ family style

What an adventure 😀 Wednesday June 21 to Sunday June 25.  Halliburton highlands water trails park  By time we all met up at the parking lot next to the boat launch it was getting dark.   And VERY, VERY buggy.…
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