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The Importance of Risky Play

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Risky play can be defined as a thrilling and exciting activity that involves a risk of physical injury, and play that provides opportunities for challenge, testing limits, exploring boundaries and learning about injury risk (Sandseter (2007; Little & Wyver, 2008).” But, and I want to be really clear here, it is not about encouraging or promoting injury nor is it about neglect or negligence. In fact, the whole idea is to develop strong, resilient adults that are capable of making safe and confident choices in life.

Spring Break is coming fast!

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We are now just over 5 weeks from Spring Break 2021. The usual routines have...

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Bracing yourself for bracing your kids

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As an orthodontist, I often come across two types of parents: one who assumes their...

Kid's cluttered room
Reclaim Your House After Kids Go Back To School

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year — time to send the kids back...

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Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!

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New school zone survey shows more parents driving aggressively in school zones – honking, swearing...

Summer 2017

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In this issue, we’ve tried to pull together some resources to make your Summer experiences...

Family Resource Guide 2017

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Looking for places to go, people to see, party places? Be sure to check out...

Spring 2017

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Click here to read now! Spring is in the air, and we’re so relieved to...

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Straightening up - Chiropractic help for your child

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Getting chiropractic help for your child I did not grow up in a “chiropractic family”....

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Unplugged and Unbothered

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Organize your electronics for a happier and healthier home If you spent 2016 lost in...

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Importance of sewing and cooking skills

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To a busy parent rushing to put a weekday meal on the table or trying...

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Training Your Child’s Brain

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In many ways, parents are the coaches of a young child’s Brain Fitness Regimen! Like professional coaches,...

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Time to Enlist a Babysitting Circle!

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On a recent trip to the UK, I was asked by my Mother in Law...

Education 2016

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As fall rolls in and the weather changes from bright, sunny days to gloomy, shorter days,...

Peakaboo Beans 10th anniversary party with mompreneur Traci Costa
Mompreneur Series - Interview with Traci Costa, founder of Peekaboo Beans

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We’re excited to interview Traci Costa, founder of Peekaboo Beans in this edition of our...

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How to Help Your Child Transition Back into the School Year

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It’s August and the Back-to- School commercials have begun! The discussion about September is underway and...

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Keep Children Safe While Playing Pokémon Go

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“Pokémon Go” is Dangerous for Children, Says Children’s Safety Group Tech safety expert weighs in...

Field Trips with DIY day camp

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Are you undertaking a DIY day camp? A field trip is a great way to...

Take our Sleep Poll

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DIY Day Camp

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Summer break is long, and although Summer camps can be a great solution by giving...

Summer 2016

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The 8-weeks of Summer can be hard to fill. In this issue, we’ve put together...

Ask an Expert - RESP's

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As parents, we want to do what’s best for our children, and part of that...

Food, Family and Fun!

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Now in its 7th year, the Hands-on Cook-off contest was born from research that shows that...

Family Resource Guide 2016

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Our 2016 Family Resource Guide is ready to read! Don’t spend hours searching on Google,...

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