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Category: Parenting Advice

Simple ways to spark your child’s interest in STEM

It can be intimidating as a parent to think that helping teach our children STEM concepts is another thing added to our lengthy to-do list.
The good news is, you are probably already doing activities that teach STEM skills and the ones you are not doing yet can be easy and fun to engage in with your kids! Read More

8 fun alternatives to screen time

The key to effectively cutting down on screentime is finding alternatives that are as (or even more) appealing to your child as their video game, TV show or social media. Impossible right? Wrong! Read More

How to raise courteous kids (without all the nagging)

Manners (or courtesy) are important in society and although saying please and thank you is part of that, it is more about teaching our children the rules of social interaction and giving them the tools to get along with others in life. Read More

Parenting resolutions (that you will want to keep)

Your relationship with your family is the most important thing in your life. As much as we all hate the word “resolution”, improving the way you interact with your children in 2023 should be a top priority (and it’s easy with these tips). Read More

Tips for navigating the holidays with a sensitive child

It’s fair to say that all these sensory inputs are rarely more intense than they are at Christmas time so how can you help your sensitive child enjoy the holidays? Read More

What to do when your child lies

Kids lie. In fact, telling white lies is a good thing – a sign of proper childhood development. But how do you know (and what do you do) when a lie is more serious? Read More

Go from chaos to calm this Christmas

Christmas can mean more stress than celebration for parents. As December approaches, there are a few things you can do to calm the chaos. Read More

Feel like you are always saying no?

This article is meant to help during those times that you feel like “no,” “don’t” or “stop” are the only words that ever come out of your mouth. Read More

Why screen time is not (always) a bad word

Although excess screen time (like too much of anything) can be negative, we often overlook the fact that technology will be a huge part of our children’s professional and personal lives as they grow up. Learning how to navigate that technology is beneficial to our children and should not be seen as a strictly negative activity. Read More

6 benefits of raising your child with a pet

Studies have shown that caring for a dog, cat, or other animal can help relieve depression and anxiety, lower stress, and improve a child’s
overall health. Starting children off by introducing them to a furry friend
that they can love for years to come has a number of benefits. Read More

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