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5 Insightful Ways Parents Can Reduce Stress Through Movement

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Being a parent is an incredible experience, but it can also come with its share of stress and anxiety. Regular physical activity is crucial for parents to maintain their overall health and wellbeing, reduce stress and anxiety, and set a good example for the next generation.  Finding time for physical activity can be a challenge…

Carmine Falcone

Stress

White Ribbon releases I Knew All Along, addressing the anxieties

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White Ribbon has always focused on highlighting the systemic and societal issues that lead to gender-based violence. Its mission is to help men and boys understand the reality and dimension of this issue so they can become allies, challenge harmful behaviours, and make real change.

Angela Wanja

5 Tips for Combating Anxiety Empathetically and Effectively

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t’s been a challenging two years for many families, and there has been an increase in and mental health disorders in children and adults as they navigate an entirely unknown way of life. Prior to the pandemic, 1 in 5 Canadians experienced a mental health disorder or anxiety this has only been exacerbated by the…

Tara Jensen

anxiety

10 Helpful Tips For You and Your Child with Back-To-School

7 min read

September is known as a very stressful month for parents and kids, so let’s make a plan to reduce the stressors and lower the anxiety in your home. Here are 10 tips to help your children get over it.

Sharon Selby

anxiety

The Pheonix rises out of adversity

6 min read

A story from Sharon Selby about how smartphones/social media contribute to so much teenage angst – toxic competing and comparing which then increases anxiety and depression. I believe we need to take a stronger stance on smartphones.

Sharon Selby

adversity

12 helpful ways to reduce stress and prepare for back-to

6 min read

With the recent announcement of return-to-school plans, although with a minor delay, many children and parents are feeling a heightened amount of stress during this uncertain time. A teacher, a parenting coach, and a doctor gave some helpful suggestions for you to help your child prepare for September. A kindergarten teacher’s advice  (Amy Tekatch, a…

Kera Skocylas

back to school stress

5 Helpful tips to Manage Nighttime Anxiety

4 min read

“But I’m not tired!” “What about the monsters in the closet?” “I heard a noise under the bed!” “Mooooooommmm!” When you have kids, you come to expect that they will find any excuse to avoid going to sleep. After all, many little ones have FOMO and are convinced you’re having wild parties with the entire…

Robyn South

Nighttime

5 essential tips to work from home with kids

4 min read

Summer has almost officially started in BC and working from home has become the new norm. Balancing work with kids can be tricky, but you can always fit parenting and online work from your home together. With only a handful of in-person summer camps available, how do you manage your day to actually be able…

Carlie Parkinson

work from home

Advice: Coronavirus Anxiety in Kids

6 min read

Last week, I wrote a six-step script for  How to Handle the Big “What If’s?”, to address the Coronavirus anxiety in kids which is quickly increasing as Canada becomes more impacted, and there are more visible signs, such as people on the streets and in shops wearing masks.  Here are some additional tips to help…

Sharon Selby

anxiety

Getting peaceful in the Holidays

3 min read

Many of us here at The Yoga Buggy are Christmas lovers and celebrators, and together we’re brainstorming ways to keep ourselves and our kiddos peaceful during the holiday season.  Here are some of our favourite suggestions. 1. Use mindfulness to keep things simple and observe our motivations.   One of our holiday challenges is that we…

Miriam Leo Gindin

peaceful Santa cartoon doing yoga

How to spot early signs of anxiety and depression in

6 min read

Many kids will experience strong emotions of fear, sadness, worry, and loneliness from time to time. These strong emotions may appear at different times during their development as a result of both biological and environmental factors. Although these feelings are completely normal to experience throughout our lives, we also need to be aware whether these…

Dr. Jillian Roberts

Anxiousness and depression, bullying

Combating Math Anxiety

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For many of us, a simple math equation can trigger an unpleasant visceral reaction. If calculating a restaurant tip or even just seeing a simple math equation makes you feel like running away, you’re probably suffering from math anxiety.  Math anxiety is a debilitating emotional reaction to mathematics that interferes with the manipulation and computation…

Alaina Chun

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