A certain amount of parent–child conflict is completely normal and is one of the ways your child practices being more independent. Read More
Here are a few thoughts on what things seem to make my kids feel good about themselves, and make me feel good about the interactions based around the “why” questions. Read More
If you really added up all the hidden sugar that a typical kid gets in a day, you would be astounded. Read More
The advantages of pet ownership go well beyond the fact that they’re cuddly and lots of fun. Read More
Research has shown that not getting enough sleep can have an impact on children’s behaviour, emotional well-being and school performance. Read More
Antibiotics are usually the first line of treatment, but chronic overuse has increased resistance at an alarming rate. Read More
A couple of years ago, my hockey team went to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital so we could all have a baseline concussion test. Read More
Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer for males and the seventh most common cancer for females. Read More
Parents and caregivers are often in the best position to teach their children life-long stress management skills, and there are many strategies that can help. Read More
Have you ever wanted to touch a stingray? Or practise yoga among tropical fish? How about sleep next to a shark? Read More
Dory’s parents are excellent role models for special needs parents. They patiently and lovingly and repeatedly guide Dory. Ultimately, they do give her the tools she needs later in life. Read More
It’s a day to celebrate because Max continues to do so much better than those gloom-and-doom doctors thought he would. Read More
I didn’t know much about cerebral palsy, until I had a child with cerebral palsy. And then, it was an education of the kind I had never before. Read More
If you’re struggling with getting your children to sleep, try these helpful tips to reduce everyone’s stress. Read More
Parents sometimes struggle to find the balance between encouraging independence and still being in control of what their child does. Read More
“It was just that magical moment where it just felt like the entire community rallied around him.” Read More
Anyone who has a child with a disability or chronic health condition knows the flood of emotion that is an integral part of hearing the diagnosis for the first time. Read More
101 Ontarians received AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Awards to recognize their passion and commitment in promoting awareness of accessibility and inclusiveness in the community. Read More
As the girls get bigger, it becomes harder to give them my equal attention, to be able to meet their individual needs. Read More
Here’s how you can get the information that you need to make this coming school year successful... Read More
Technology plays such a major and important role in today’s world that I refer to children born in the past 20 years as “digital babies.” Read More
What exactly is it about music that makes it a great way to connect with and help children? Let’s take a look. Read More
Over the course of three years, more than 6,500 children from grades 3–12 were surveyed about their experiences with bullying. Read More
Parents who consciously pass on their wisdom through purposeful discipline will create a child who is internalizing the process of becoming self-disciplined. Read More
For over twenty years, Lise-Nathalie LePage (aka ‘Clopin Lanouille’) has shared the healing power of humour with people of all ages.
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by tick bites. Most commonly found in the fields as squirrels, mice, birds and other small animals carry the Lyme bacteria.
One of the everyday Superhumans featured is Jessica Cox, the first armless pilot who flies with her feet on the controls.
Every parent wants to give their children the best start in life and, let’s face it, allergies are awful.
Comfort your children though a dental appointment by explaining what is happening and making them feel relaxed and safe.
There are many influences on a child’s eating behaviour that make “picky” or selective eating very normal for toddlers and preschoolers.
Playing is not only a great way to spend time together, it’s also a fabulous way to help your child develop motor, linguistic and cognitive skills while interacting with other kids.
Taking care of our mental health is just as important as having a healthy body. As a parent, you play an important role in your children’s mental health.
Choosing child care is a big decision. You will want to ensure your child is looked after in a safe, caring and stimulating environment.