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All the things I can win, sounds like a line from Dr. Suess books. Living in today’s media driven world heavily targeting children, sometimes I think that reading at a young age can be dangerous. But then the sooner the better, children will discover the concept of false advertising. “Mom but my food does not look like on the picture,” …

Our son (soon to be seven years old) now knows that the price tag on toys is not the actual price we pay at the cash register. He knows he has to pay 13% HST tax every time (it is us paying though). He is also getting good with rounding numbers up and calculating and …

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. For most of the past week there was a hockey net in my living room. My son would take shots on it with his mini stick; hunkered on his knees, hunched over the thin plastic stick that is as much a part of him as his flowing hair. Every morning …

Sometimes when driving to school every morning my six year old would be looking out the window and would ask me, ‘why do we have so many signs everywhere’. After I explained why, he would follow with ‘what is a vote?’ Then once he understood what a vote is, he would ask ‘and who are you …

Yesterday I was driving behind a car and I noticed that the person driving the car still had winter tires on. It’s already June. Where did the time go? School will be almost over for my six year old. Next year will be different. It is hard to believe that next September he will be …

Last week on the way home from Arctic Adventure at the Town Park we drove by the construction site near our home on St. John’s sideroad just East of Leslie Street, Town of Aurora. My five year old immediately spotted new homes sales office and a big sign beside as we drove by. “St. John’s …

It is official, the flu season (2012-2013) is in effect and as my recovery from a sinus infection tipped over last night I am again full of writing energy. As stated, in the New Year we anticipated to start the Parent Zone focus page dedicated to the Town of Aurora, Ontario parents and we are …