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Author: Calgary's Child

Stage 2 is Here: What Does That Mean?

Alberta has officially entered Stage 2 of the provincial relaunch strategy. What does that mean for your family? Read More

Celebrating the End of the School Year

by Trista Arney
Normally the last weeks of school would be full of fun wrap up opportunities – school concerts, sports day, themed days, and more! While it’s just one more thing that is different, it can feel disappointing and anti-climatic. Just because we’re finishing the year at home instead of with classmates doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the end of the year! Read More

Enter to Win June 2020!

Enter to win tons of great products, supplies and services from local businesses! Read More

A New ZooVenture!

by Trista Arney

The Calgary Zoo has reopened to visitors with some restrictions! Our family went last weekend and wanted to share our experience with all of you so you know what to expect! Read More

Bored? Try a Theme Week!

by Trista Arney Schools often have “spirit days” or themed weeks (think ‘crazy hair day,’ ‘sports jersey day’ for example) for kids to participate in. These fun little activities break up the days of teaching with out-of-the-ordinary experiences and memories while giving children the chance to get creative! At home, my family has had a Read More

Protected: Summer Camp & Program 2020 Survey Results

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Learning to Celebrate at Home

by Trista Arney
It’s now official – the 2020 Calgary Stampede will not be held this July. While this is a huge community event that many families in Calgary look forward to, it’s also another celebration that we won’t be celebrating together this year. Weddings, birthdays, community events, festivals, and more have had to be put off for now as we come together while staying apart to protect one another. Read More

Celebrating Earth Day from Home

by Trista Arney
If you’re looking for some inspiration on how to celebrate Earth Day this year (or even expand it into Earth Week!) we’ve got a quick round up of some great ideas. Read More

Budgeting and Planning for 3 Meals a Day at Home

by Trista Arney
As Calgarians adjust to the new normal, many are confronted with new obstacles when it comes to planning family meals. Many of us just aren’t used to cooking three meals a day at home every week; for others, self-isolation, changing budgets, and limited access to some groceries are making these challenges larger. Read More

Keeping Kids Busy with Pokemon

by Trista Arney
I’ve done some of the leg work for you and compiled some fun resources and ideas to keep Pokémon-crazy kids (like mine) entertained! There are many more resources available by searching the web, Pinterest, or education-specific websites like TeachersPayTeachers. Read More

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