5 ways to deal with after-school restraint collapseOn September 17, 2022 by Calgary's Child
Your kid walks in the door from school and explodes into a mess of feelings, frustrations and fights… sound familiar? Learn how to help.
Getting your kids to help with the school routine (without a fight)On September 11, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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!
3 steps to help with back-to-school anxietyOn September 4, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
6 tips for sun safetyOn August 8, 2022 by Calgary's Child
What slowing down teaches kidsOn July 18, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
Water safety tipsOn May 17, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
Communicating to Kids in a Time of CrisisOn February 24, 2022 by Calgary's Child
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.
Do you resent your kids?On March 10, 2020 by Calgary's Child
by Parenting Power
When we start to feel resentment as parents, it’s a clue that something needs to change. We can hope and hope and hope for change (which may or may not happen,) or we can speak up and make a new plan.
Managing Gift ExpectationsOn December 9, 2019 by Calgary's Child
By Vinay Saranga M.D.
Children are an absolute gift! As parents, we want the best for our children in all aspects of their lives. After all, their happiness means the world. However, this is the time of year when parents begin to hear more and more about the things their children want as the holiday lists roll in.
Who’s Ruling the Household?On May 24, 2019 by Calgary's Child
When we are presenting to audiences of 200+ or talking with individual coaching clients, one thing we hear more often than we would expect is,
“My child won’t let me…”
Many times, without anyone actually realizing it is happening, children are ruling the home. The children have the power and the parents, while not happy about it, throw up their hands, shrug their shoulders and go along with it.