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Category: Parenting Advice

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

Fun ways to connect with your kids

There are a number of fun and easy ways you can connect with your kids more effectively in the little time you have together. Read More

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

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