A Parent’s Guide to Quick and Easy DIY Costumes for Kids

Halloween is a very exciting time of year as a child, and their blissful ignorance as to how much work goes into their perfect costume is absolutely endearing! However, we are fully aware that if you are a working parent, your days are jam packed with responsibilities and obligations, which makes this spooky holiday an […]

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Going Trick or Treating? Halloween Safety 2018 Tips & Tricks

TIPS & TRICKS ON HALLOWEEN SAFETY:  Halloween is a fun and exciting time of the year for kids and adults alike! It’s definitely an activity that many look forward to in the fall, but not the only one. If you haven’t yet, click here to check out our recommendations on fun fall family activities. On this spooky […]

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Laval Family Activities Fall 2018 Edition

Looking for some awesome Laval Family Activities this Fall 2018? Check out the Laurus Laval list of fun activities below! Laval Family Activities!  With summer finally behind us and fall in full swing, you might be looking for some fun things to do with your family to recharge, have quality family time, and make the […]

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Learning a Second Language: 5 Ways to Motivate Your Child for Success

We’d like to share some thoughts on a common question for parents: how can I motivate my child to practice and be comfortable with learning a second language? Children raised in Laval already have a head start when it comes to learning a second language. Bilingualism is a part of life in Canada, and Quebec […]

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Avoiding the ‘Summer Slide:’ How to Maintain Your Child’s Academic Progress

We’d like to share our thoughts on a common concern for parents: how to keep kids motivated to keep up with school practices over the summer. Kids love summer. It’s a break from school’s rigid routine—a chance to play outside, try new things, and forge new friendships. Among adults, however, Summer Vacation is a controversial […]