Should Canada follow France's lead and ditch homework?
French President, Francois Hollande, plans to abolish
homework. He argues that, "An education program is, by definition, a societal program. Work should be done at school rather than at home".
International lullabies for kidsMetro Morning
music columnist Errol Nazareth recommends four international storybook-music CD sets for new parents
. Your baby can listen to lullabies and nursery rhymes from Guadeloupe, Africa, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
Savoury apple recipes to make right nowIn the Kitchen with Stefano
has several yummy apple recipes
for you to try. They're great for after-school snacks, breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert. The kids will love them!
Bugs!It Takes a Village
is a new podcast from CBC Radio
parenting columnist Diane Flacks. This week, she spoke with an entomologist at the Royal Ontario Museum about why most kids are curious about - and not afraid of - bugs