5 AWESOME READING APPS

Kids are back in school and the most important topic on hand is getting them to read. Here are some great reading apps you can use to get them on their way for ages K-5! Here are 5 awesome reading apps to help children learn to read. 1. SIGHT WORDS: Sight words are a great

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More Child Care, More Options

Parents and Caregivers there are new changes to child care coming for 2020! Our liberal government has pledged to save families with children aged 2.5 – kindergarten a whopping $17,000 per child. News Release More Child Care, More Choice Providing Free Preschool Child Care for Children Aged 2.5 to Kindergarten March 27, 2018 9:35 A.M.

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3 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month With Kids

Celebrate Together- Bring About Awareness   Read about a different influential African-Americans who have made an impact on Black History Month Together make a list of distinguished people who have affected and made positive changes for African-Americans throughout the years. Discuss the approaches they used to bring change about and how they have made their dent in

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Childs Play

Play Helps Children Learn Best and Begin to Develop Their Character!  Play is they way that children learn. They start to experience their surrounding and the world around them bringing meaning to their existence. It models the social framework that builds relationships for life and kindles imagination. Play gives children the chance, in a world where

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2017 Federal Budget – Extended Parental Leave

Federal Budget 2017: Extended parental leave – 18 months now up from 12 months! The Liberals have extended the maternity leave for parents from 12 months to 18. This is great news for families. The ability to stay home with your child until they are 18 months will allow parents a decreased stress in their

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Seniors and Depression

Recognizing the Signs of Depression in Older Adults and Seniors  Depression is not a typical or basic part of aging Senior depression can be cured, and with the appropriate support, management, and self-help approaches you will feel better, live a joyful and energetic life. Depression happens to all of us, especially older adults. It affects

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Caregiver Support in Ontario

The links compiled below are for sites external to careopoly.com These links are to be used at your own discretion and are there to support Caregivers in Ontario SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVERS Ontario Caregiver Coalition – national body representing interests of caregivers with all levels of government and the community caregiver-connect.ca – Victorian Order of Nurses national site for informal caregivers

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Live-in Caregiver Program Canada (LMIA)

Live-in Caregivers, who would like to come to Canada and are qualified to provide care for children, seniors or people with disabilities in private homes without supervision, must meet various selection criteria to be eligible for the Live‑in Caregiver Program in Canada. A positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from an employer in Canada Before hiring

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Keep Pets Safe During Summer

Keep Pets Safe During Summer Hey, do you want to know how to keep your pets safe during the hot summer months? The summer months can be extremely hot and humid—and possibly dangerous—for pets and family members. Let’s make sure that your pets stay safe and cool during the Canadian summer months. Follow our tips for

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Holidays and Your Nanny’s Pay

Why Your Nanny’s Pay is Important to Understand Many people have asked us about Statutory Holidays and whether or not they have to pay their nanny. Well the short and sweet of this answer is Yes, you may be required to pay for these days if your nanny meets the standard requirements set forth by the

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Zika

Zika Virus The Zika virus is quickly spreading throughout Brazil and surrounding areas. If you are pregnant and planning to travel outside of the country, be sure to talk with your family doctor . The headlines which have been surfacing throughout the internet and news stations around the world are quite frightful and alarming for all,

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