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Category: Parenting Advice

8 Tips for Kids’ Sleep Issues + Making Bedtime Routines

Credit: child psychologist Dr. Diana Barrett, LingoKids.com Kids’ sleep issues can be a common challenge for children of all ages and backgrounds. Whether it’s difficulty falling asleep, fears around bedtime, or disrupted sleep patterns, finding effective solutions is crucial for both the child’s well-being and the sanity of parents.  Here, we’ll explore some valuable tips shared Read More

Remember us? Maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner as a parent

It will look different but you can take a few measures to get back to the roots of your relationship and even strengthen it as you continue to navigate the path of parenting. Read More

How to stop the fighting: Fun sibling activities to help them work together

Here are a few activities your children can do together that can encourage cooperation and bonding (and discourage arguments and screaming!). Read More

How to help when your child is feeling anxious

As parents, we want to protect our children from fear, but we can end up doing more harm than good depending on how we talk to them about their anxious feelings. Here are some pointers for helping children cope with nervous emotions. Read More

9 simple ways to encourage independent play

As much as we love spending time with our kids, we all need them to play independently sometimes so we can get things done. Here are nine tips to encourage your child to play by themselves. Read More

How to help your child be a self-advocate

Teaching your children to advocate for themselves in an age-appropriate way is just as important as learning to walk, potty train, read or tie their shoes. Here are five ways you can help your child advocate for themselves effectively. Read More

15 life skills your teen should know before leaving the nest

Making sure your kids know what they need to before they leave the house and go out on their own can is a big job but there are a few skills that you can work on together before your not-so-little bird leaves the nest. Read More

Backyard play safety

Alberta Health Services’ EMS shares backyard safety tips to help your family play safe this summer. Read More

Family rules 101

If you are noticing that your children are not listening as well as you would like them to or following these rules as consistently as they used to, it might be time for a family meeting to help remind everyone of the things that are important to your family. Read More

How to reinforce manners with fun

Yelling and nagging has never effectively taught anyone anything so how can you help your children learn the social skills they need to thrive? Read More

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