Tips for navigating the holidays with a sensitive childOn December 12, 2022 by Calgary's 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?
What to do when your child liesOn December 3, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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?
Go from chaos to calm this ChristmasOn November 28, 2022 by Calgary's Child
Christmas can mean more stress than celebration for parents. As December approaches, there are a few things you can do to calm the chaos.
Feel like you are always saying no?On November 21, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
Why screen time is not (always) a bad wordOn November 7, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
6 benefits of raising your child with a petOn October 30, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
Fun ways to connect with your kidsOn October 23, 2022 by Calgary's Child
There are a number of fun and easy ways you can connect with your kids more effectively in the little time you have together.
Cultivating an attitude of gratitudeOn October 6, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
Top 10 tips to less homework troubleOn October 3, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
Are they ready to walk to school without you?On September 26, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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?