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Kindergarten has Two Ns

This morning Trombone and I attended an hour-long session at our local elementary school, a kind of “introduce your 3 year old to kindergarten, ever so gently and 18 months early” Provincial Government initiative called “Ready Set Learn.” The initiative … Continue reading

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Possibly The Least Sentimental Post About Preschool You Will Ever Read

When I was a youngster, my mother became a preschool teacher. She was The Preschool Teacher in the neighbourhood for 18 or so years. All the kids knew her and their parents would corner her in the supermarket and ask … Continue reading

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The year I was 10 years old, my world fell apart. We spent the summer between Grades 5 and 6 in Italy, in the sun-bleached fields near my father’s home town. Every few days we drove an hour to the … Continue reading

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