My eldest just entered the school system this year, and I thought it would be appropriate to teach him the fine line that exists between teasing and taunting. I wanted him to understand that crossing that line could result in hurtful feelings. I also wanted to let him know how he should respond if he ever found himself the target of emotional bullying someday.
We borrowed the book “Just Kidding” from the library and it turned out to be a fantastic resource on that very topic.
Title: Just Kidding
Author: Trudy Ludwig (with a preface by Stan Davis, founder of www.stopbullyingnow.com)
Illustrated by: Adam Gustavson
“D.J., you may never know exactly why kids like Vince are mean to you. But I do think it has more to do with what’s going on with him than with you” Continue reading
Friday Family Fun with Literacy
International Children’s Day
Friday November 21st, 2014 at Northills Mall
Join us for FREE crafts, activities & snacks
Featuring AMAZING local talent:
Voter turnout in the November 15th, 2014 municipal election in Kamloops was 33.14 %.
Western Canada Theatre presents the charming The Very Hungry
Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites on Tuesday, November 18, at Sagebrush Theatre. The triple-bill of incredible puppetry by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia has delighted children and parents alike around the world.
Photo credit Margo Ellen Gesser
The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the adventures of a very tiny Continue reading
The semi-annual Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale will be held from November 15 – 29 at Sahali Mall as a fundraiser for the Kamloops Symphony.
This semi-annual event has been the Kamloops Symphony’s largest fundraising event for over 20 years with over $40,000 raised last year alone.
A record number of donations have been received this year and volunteers are currently hard at work sorting the books. Most items are priced at only $2.
“Support for this event has been phenomenal from day
one,”said Kathy Humphreys, general manager at
Kamloops Symphony. “Volunteers are eager to help and generous with their time, good quality donations pour in year round, and our Continue reading