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Have You Filled Your Bucket Today?

Have You Filled Your Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud is an uplifting book that encourages positive behavior by using the concept of an invisible bucket. This is meant to teach children how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love by “filling buckets”. The story suggests […]

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Why Wellness…Why My Classroom?

I recently had the opportunity to present to pre-service teachers about Comprehensive School Health and how they can embed wellness in the classroom. My strongest take home message was that healthy schools simply make sense because of the strong reciprocal relationship between health and education: Healthy students learn better and better-educated students are healthier. Providing […]

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Have a nutrition question?

Find answers at www.healthyeatingstartshere.ca. Eating should be a fun and pleasurable experience but it can also be a source of frustration and confusion. It’s hard enough trying to figure out what to eat for you and your family, but when you add co-workers, students or health conditions (such as allergies), it can be even more […]

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