Back to school

Community Events, Fundraisers and Family Activities in Milton and Halton Region for September 2017

Back to school doesn't mean the end of fun community events. Check out these end of summer events coming up in the Milton and surrounding areas.

3 Backpack Tips for Back to School!

As we gear up for back to school the team at the Health Centre of Miton shares their top three tips to avoid unwanted stress from wearing a backpack.

Fun Games to Play While Walking to School

Walking our kids to school is a great way to stay in shape but how do you make the walk fun for all? Playing games with your kids during the walk can make a long walk seem short and can even help our little one's keep warm on those colder mornings. It is also a great way to start the lessons for the day. Here are some fun games that you can play.

Have a child in JK this year? Milton Optometry Proudly Supports the Eye See Eye Learn Program in Milton!

Do you really know how well your child can see? Many parents do not know their child has a vision problem and neither does the child. Children don’t know they have a vision problem because they don’t know what signs to look for. 1 in 6 children have a vision problem significant enough to impair their ability to learn.

First Day of Kindergarten

Having three kids under the age of 6 at home all summer has been loud, busy & sometimes a little crazy. People keep saying “I bet you can’t wait until school starts”, I chuckle and respond with “oh ya” but secretly I’m dreading that first day of school.

For Kids In JK, Seeing Is Learning!

Is your child currently in JK? Are they starting JK this fall? Have they been to see their Optometrist yet for an eye exam? If not, WHY?

Helping Your Child See the Math Connections in Everyday Life

Imagine a day without math. Easy, you are probably thinking. I don’t use math often. Just people like engineers and accountants use math.

Does your child have a vision problem?

Parents often tell me they “KNOW” their child can see….are you one of them?

Must Have's for Kids Starting Kindergarten

September is rearing its ugly head which means the first day of school for a lot of our little ones’s. Many parents don’t know where to begin when it comes to getting our kids ready for their first day of kindergarten. We posed the question to our “experienced” moms and came up with a great list to get you started!