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Please Don’t Worry So Much About Me
Please Don’t Worry So Much About Me

Reading Time: 4 minutes Excerpt from: "What Young Children Need You to Know: How to see them so you know what to do for them" (May 4, 2020) - Please Don’t Worry So Much About Me

Learn the fundamentals of Digital Parenting
Learn the fundamentals of Digital Parenting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Join a free, introductory Digital Parenting webinar Thursday, June 25, at 1:30pm ET! It will focus on parents of children between 5 and 11 years old and will discuss questions such as how closely should we watch our kids when they are online, how can we help them stay safe when using the internet, and what is too much screen time.

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...

5 tips on how to be more Socratic with your children
5 tips on how to be more Socratic with your children

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Socratic method is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking...

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...

Advice: Coronavirus Anxiety in Kids
Advice: Coronavirus Anxiety in Kids

Reading Time: 6 minutes Last week, I wrote a six-step script for  How to Handle the Big “What If’s?”,...

Pink Shirt Day: Legal Rights When It Comes to Bullying?
Pink Shirt Day: Legal Rights When It Comes to Bullying?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Bullying used to be upsetting but contained.  A victim would most often be verbally or...

Art Overload
Art Overload

Reading Time: 2 minutes I love that my children are so creative and enjoy drawing and painting and crafting....

5 Ways to Respond When Your Kid is Acting Like a Jerk
5 Ways to Respond When Your Kid is Acting Like a Jerk

Reading Time: 4 minutes Most parents have, on occasion, wondered why their kids act like jerks. Whether they slap...

Access to Technology
Access to Technology

Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the biggest challenges for parents is deciding when (not if just when) a...

Getting it right with Reading Eggs
Getting it right with Reading Eggs

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post was brought to you by Reading Eggs, but the opinions are my own....

Stay-at-home parents – how much should you earn?
Stay-at-home parents - how much should you earn?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a question: if you were to be paid for every job you do as...

Summer Fun and Helping Your Kids Get Their Best Sleep!
Summer Fun and Helping Your Kids Get Their Best Sleep!

Reading Time: 3 minutes For many of us here in British Columbia, summer means getting out and enjoying all...

Friendship Breakup
Friendship Breakup

Reading Time: 6 minutes Friendship Breakup… this one hurts. It’s hard to talk about, it’s one of those raw...

How Our Children Grow us Up
How Our Children Grow us Up

Reading Time: 5 minutes Often, as parents, we are interested in learning about how to raise our children to...

Teaching pre-teens, and teens, correct respect in the world of dating and sexuality
Teaching pre-teens, and teens, correct respect in the world of dating and sexuality

Reading Time: 9 minutes The #metoo movement has opened up massive doors, for incredible conversations with our sons and daughters...

Physical Literacy – An Exercise in Learning
Physical Literacy - An Exercise in Learning

Reading Time: 9 minutes Over the past few years, the concept of physical literacy has grown in popularity around...

Parents’ Rights: Not Just a Pipedream
Parents’ Rights: Not Just a Pipedream

Reading Time: 6 minutes Parents, do not despair. You have rights and no longer need to choose between your...

Bracing yourself for bracing your kids
Bracing yourself for bracing your kids

Reading Time: 9 minutes As an orthodontist, I often come across two types of parents: one who assumes their...

Reclaim Your House After Kids Go Back To School
Reclaim Your House After Kids Go Back To School

Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s the most wonderful time of the year — time to send the kids back...

Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!
Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!

Reading Time: 5 minutes New school zone survey shows more parents driving aggressively in school zones – honking, swearing...

Family Resource Guide 2017
Family Resource Guide 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Looking for places to go, people to see, party places? Be sure to check out...

Connection Between Exercising and Education
Connection Between Exercising and Education

Reading Time: 5 minutes Move More to Learn More: The Connection between exercising and education As parents, we’re all well...

5 Ways to Raise a Healthy & Adventurous Eater
5 Ways to Raise a Healthy & Adventurous Eater

Reading Time: 3 minutes 5 Ways to Raise a Healthy & Adventurous Eater Raising an adventurous eater is all...

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