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Your teen just finished their first day of grade 9!

Does it ever feel like you’re talking to yourself when your trying to have a conversation with your teen?? “You finished your first day of grade 9! Tell me all about it.”

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Starting High School

Starting high school is one of life’s big transitions and naturally it comes with its share of excitement and nerves. What are kids worried about when starting high school?  We asked this question to grade 8 students and this is … Continue reading

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How to Cope: A Personal Story about Bullying

(This is our 4th post in our blog series on bullying.) The following post is written by a 17 year-old student from one of the local high schools in Halton Region. The Halton Parents team is honoured to share this post with our readers and we … Continue reading

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Surviving high school – Parents, you can make a difference

I think it’s fascinating that no matter how old you are the first day of high school can still bring up so many strong emotions from places that we forget existed. It has been many years since I walked through … Continue reading

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