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Category: Parenting Advice

Cultivating an attitude of gratitude

Getting children to take the time to appreciate what they have and feel true gratitude can be tricky. Here are six tips to help instil an attitude of gratitude in your children. Read More

Top 10 tips to less homework trouble

If you feel like you are always nagging your child to get down to business, you are not alone. Here are ten tips to take some of the “work” out your child’s homework habits. Read More

Are they ready to walk to school without you?

How do you know when your child is old enough and responsible enough to walk to and from school by themselves or with a friend? Read More

5 ways to deal with after-school restraint collapse

Your kid walks in the door from school and explodes into a mess of feelings, frustrations and fights… sound familiar? Learn how to help. Read More

Getting your kids to help with the school routine (without a fight)

The easiest solution to hectic mornings – and the one that will teach your children important life skills – is getting them to help with the routine. And it might be easier than you think! Read More

3 steps to help with back-to-school anxiety

The first week of school can bring up many feelings, including anxiety. Here are 3 tips to help your child get through their worries and see that school can be fun.
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6 tips for sun safety

Six tips to keep you sun safe this summer. Read More

What slowing down teaches kids

Our lives are so busy that even when we to go on an adventure, like a hike with our family, we tend to rush through it. Learn about the benefits of taking the time to slow down and enjoy the small stuff. Read More

Water safety tips

Whether you are at a pool, splash park, or natural body of water, it is time to remind your children about water safety – because their lives could depend on it. Read More

Communicating to Kids in a Time of Crisis

When crises like the one unfolding in Ukraine occur on the world stage, it’s hard to know what (and how much) to tell our kids. Whether or not we mean to, adults can contribute to anxiety and fear in children by their words, actions and reactions. Read More

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