Positive Affirmations

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Positive Affirmations Change the way you think and you can change your life! Although this idea isn’t new, its implications are powerful. It suggests that you have the power to create a better life for yourself by altering your thoughts. There is a direct, close connection between thoughts and behaviour Thus, thinking positive, goal-oriented thoughts […]

My French Club Sponsorship Program

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The program provides an opportunity for children who would otherwise not be able to attend due to their families’ limited income, to be part of My French Club Programs. Getting extra academic help after school has been proven to greatly enhance a child’s self esteem, organizational and learning skills.Presently, we sponsor up to 2 children […]

Music as a Learning Tool

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Perhaps you’ve been in the following situation: You’ve spent a great amount of time trying to help your child learn something new, but it’s just not sticking. He may seem like he’s tired of trying to learn whatever it is you’re trying to teach him at the moment, and you may feel exhausted yourself. You’ve […]

Founder’s Story

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Most people who know me will say that I am a social butterfly! I love hanging out with people. I love sharing new ideas and resources. I also love new adventures and being independent. I grew up in Paris, France and moved to Canada about twelve years ago. It was probably the best decision that […]

The Importance of Being Grateful

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“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.”-Jean-Babtiste Alphonse Karr Gratitude. It may be one of the most rewarding qualities you can have. Gratitude towards God, towards  yourself, towards others. When things are going smoothly, it’s easier to be grateful. It’s the times when things aren’t going as planned […]

How to be a Successful Student (of Life)

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Choose to: 1. Have a positive attitude 2. Set, commit to and strive for realistic goals 3. Be flexible 4. Ask thoughtful questions 5. Ask for help when necessary 6. Be motivated by achievement rather than by fear of failure 7. Be respectful of yourself and others 8. Discuss what you are learning with others […]

Why Bilinguals Are Smarter?

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SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental than being able to converse with a wider range of people. Being bilingual, it turns out, makes you smarter. It can […]

5 Facts About Bilingualism

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I met a woman at a friend’s house a couple of years ago who told me that she’d hired a French nanny for her three young children so that they could learn French. I liked the idea and wished her well. But as she and her husband were both American, I secretly doubted that the […]

Things you can do during vacation

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Here is a list of ideas for activities that your child can do while on vacation. They will give your child a great variety of learning experiences and make their trip meaningful. En français, of course 🙂 1. Keep diaries of the trip sequence or record of places, specific details feelings of impressions of what […]

How to give Kind criticism and avoid being critical

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Here is a great article about how to give kind criticism. I really enjoyed it and thought it would be useful to have it posted on this blog. Zen Habits is definitely one of my favorite blog. Courtesy of Zen Habits at http://zenhabits.net/how-to-give-kind-criticism-and-avoid-being-critical/Can you give someone criticism without hurting their feelings or making them angry? Can […]