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9 Useful Back-to-School COVID Sleep Tips
9 Useful Back-to-School COVID Sleep Tips

Reading Time: 13 minutes All those fun summer days filled with sunshine, family activities, and late nights are quickly...

5 Helpful tips to Manage Nighttime Anxiety
5 Helpful tips to Manage Nighttime Anxiety

Reading Time: 4 minutes “But I’m not tired!” “What about the monsters in the closet?” “I heard a noise...

5 reasons why parents need more sleep
5 reasons why parents need more sleep

Reading Time: 4 minutes With kids out of school in most of Canada, most parents find their days full...

Staying strong while staying at home
Staying strong while staying at home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Not having access to the gym can pose a problem for some, but Lavender says there are plenty of workout options at home using whatever you have around you to stay strong. But she cautions it’s important to create the right environment for home-based fitness.

6 Useful Tips On How To Promote Family Wellness During School Closures
6 Useful Tips On How To Promote Family Wellness During School Closures

Reading Time: 7 minutes Let’s begin with an acknowledgment – these are strange times. Schools have been closed since...

3 Useful Mindfulness and Meditation Techniques To Help Your Child
3 Useful Mindfulness and Meditation Techniques To Help Your Child

Reading Time: 3 minutes With all the technology at our child’s fingertips, along with the fast-paced lifestyle that comes...

12 sanity survival tips for family time at home
12 sanity survival tips for family time at home

Reading Time: 8 minutes When talking online with a 5th-grade boy recently, he said: “My friends and I thought that...

Disability Tax Credit Advice for Parents with Children with Learning Disabilities or ADD/ADHD
Disability Tax Credit Advice for Parents with Children with Learning Disabilities or ADD/ADHD

Reading Time: 7 minutes Do you have a child with a learning disability or ADD/ADHD? Is it putting an...

Corona Virus and your child – expert advice!
Corona Virus and your child - expert advice!

Reading Time: 4 minutes I have recently been fielding questions from parents about protecting their children from coronavirus, COVID-19. ...

2020 Wellness Show
2020 Wellness Show

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Wellness Show, happening February 1 & 2 at The Vancouver Convention Centre, has the cure for the winter doldrums, both for kids and adults. 250+ exhibitors, and 100+ workshops, demonstrations, hands-on fun, and let’s not forget all the free samples! All for one low price, and under one roof. 

Fantastic Anti-Vaping Video
Fantastic Anti-Vaping Video

Reading Time: 2 minutes New research shows that 83% of youth (defined as those between the ages of 15...

Occupational Therapy: Helping children learn to play
Occupational Therapy: Helping children learn to play

Reading Time: 8 minutes If you thought occupational therapy was just rehabilitation programs and exercises for adults in recovery...

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Reading Time: 2 minutes For some reason, getting kids to eat vegetables can be a challenge. Maybe it’s because...

How to spot early signs of anxiety and depression in kids
How to spot early signs of anxiety and depression in kids

Reading Time: 6 minutes Many kids will experience strong emotions of fear, sadness, worry, and loneliness from time to...

Ten Tips for Helping You and Your Child with Back-To-School Anxiety
Ten Tips for Helping You and Your Child with Back-To-School Anxiety

Reading Time: 6 minutes September is known as a very stressful month for parents and kids, so let’s make...

The Myopia Epidemic
The Myopia Epidemic

Reading Time: 8 minutes The chances are that when you were a kid, some well-meaning adult probably convinced you...

All children can grow up cavity-free with good dental care
All children can grow up cavity-free with good dental care

Reading Time: 7 minutes How cavities form Plaque begins growing on teeth as soon as they start to erupt...

Top 10 hiding places for ticks
Top 10 hiding places for ticks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Summer-time is the perfect time to be outside, and bush-whacking is a great childhood activity. ...

Daily Rituals to Sustain a Good Mood
Daily Rituals to Sustain a Good Mood

Reading Time: 4 minutes The year is now one-quarter complete and those New Year’s resolution are long in the...

Free talks to help your children’s mental health
Free talks to help your children's mental health

Reading Time: 2 minutes February marks Psychology Month in British Columbia, and the BC Psychological Association (BCPA) is putting...

Canada’s new food guide, what’s changed?
Canada's new food guide, what's changed?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Starting as early as 1942, Canada’s Food Guides have been part of our society working...

Is there a doctor in the house? There’s an app for that.
Is there a doctor in the house? There’s an app for that.

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the dark days of winter looming upon us, it can only mean one thing:...

Kids and Concussion: The facts every parent should know
Kids and Concussion: The facts every parent should know

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s easy to spot a bruise on your child’s elbow or a scrape on the...

Brain Food for School Success
Brain Food for School Success

Reading Time: 4 minutes As we start to settle into September and prepare for the new school year, here...

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