Learning to Mother-how learning to feed is like learning a subject

So just under 9 months ago, early in the morning, I was handed a small wriggling human and basically told – ‘hey keep this little thing alive’

um…how!

Somethings are relatively simple – like changing a diaper and could be learnt by observing and doing.

                               Will they like this?                                                            

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I’m back!

 

Just in time for a new school year – yipee!

It has been a crazy ride of learning how to look after a small infant, but I am excited to share what I have learnt and apply some of the it to working with my clients.

Watch this space for exciting new stuff…

 

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How not to worry about the F word

The F word sends fear through most students. FINALS! So much to remember so much to learn in such a small amount of time. How will you ever do it It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a few thing you can do so that finals become less stressful.

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Summer Brain Drain Activities

I am reposting this again as there are are some awesome summer learning  ideas. Additionally some of the other ideas you can do include:

Join the library summer reading Club.

Visit Historical or educational sites e.g. Fort Langley, Science World, McMillian space center and Steveston.

Tell some one what you have learned. Online Math and language games.

Below is the link to the blog – Enjoy summer 🙂

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The two main keys to learning math

Research has shown there are two things that make people good at math and they have nothing to with academic skill.

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Preparing For Finals

So there are about 3 weeks until your finals and school is out for the summer.

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Balancing Chemical Equations

This is one of the trickier topics that are needed for the BC grade 10 science course.
It is a counting game and needs you to make sure that there are the same number of each element (letter) on each side.

Here is a video to give you and idea on how it works.
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How to Study for a test

Sometimes pictures speak a 1000 words, so here is an infographic on the steps of reviewing for a test.

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Sucessful words

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you don’t understand a question, but then someone asks you it in a different way you understand it.

The words we use can influence what we do and how we feel about an idea or a topic, they have power.

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3 steps for successful test review

So you have a test coming up and you want to do well but you are not sure were to begin to prepare for your test.

Here are the 3 main steps for reviewing for your test

1. Plan

2. Read/write

3.  Practice

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