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donkey
Sue, Preston | October 3, 2017
Donkeys…  There is something so kind and gentle in the face of a donkey. Donkeys were domesticated more than 5000 years ago and are related to horses... Read More»
mom and son with laptop
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 19, 2017
When I’m home with my kids, often I spend my days holding onto the acceptable limit of ‘screen time’ as a coveted resource – I don’t want to use it... Read More»
boy with hand over mouth
Nicole, Queen's Square | March 6, 2017
I’ve been blessed with two wonderful, picky children. While both of my boys have displayed their own unique issues regarding food, they have one... Read More»
crying baby
Nicole, Queen's Square | February 3, 2017
It’s a new year, which means that this is a PERFECT time to actually, finally, definitely-doing-it-this-time, sleep train your little night owl. I... Read More»
Family playing games
Kids, Queen's Square | February 1, 2017
Sometimes the best way to engage in literacy and learning activities at home or at our Idea Exchange locations is to play games! Games can instill... Read More»
child reading in a forest
Tina, Preston | February 1, 2017
The 2017 nominees for the Forest of Reading are out! It is Canada’s largest recreational reading program that encourages a love of books. Idea... Read More»
Unicorn
Beth, Preston | November 1, 2016
These days my three-year old daughter is fascinated by fairies, dragons, unicorns, and mermaids.  As she explores the world of magic in stories, I’ve... Read More»
Child with face on plate
Pam, Hespeler | November 1, 2016
Parents of picky eaters unite!  What do you do with a picky eater? As a parent of a picky eater I am always looking for ingenious ways to get fruits... Read More»
Mother and daughter with tablet
Kids | April 14, 2016
What’s new and exciting this fall? Why e-reading of course! With our Download Library for Kids e-reading has never been easier. Have you read the... Read More»
Forest growing from open book
Andrea | October 29, 2015
Your next great read can be found in this list of nominated Canadian books! Blue Spruce Award (Kindergarten to Grade 2) - picture books to help... Read More»

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