In 2021, Transport Canada reported 57 fatalities and 5,303 injuries for children 0-14 years of age. Here are 5 car seat safety tips.
Using a child’s passions brings out their innate genius. Assigned school subjects are not usually what children are interested in, but parents and tutors can help a child to use their hidden passions when an assignment is given and I know how to help your child read.
Adolescence is a time when youth typically want to fit in with their peers and be seen as similar to their peers. Yet, when adolescents don’t understand the changes their bodies are going through during puberty, many are left feeling different from their peers, and worry that they are not “normal.” The truth is that
Are you going to be parents? Most likely, you are feeling nervous and happy at thesame time. It won't be wrong to say that this is quite obvious. Parenting can beconsidered one of the most difficult jobs in the world. It's kind of a race that startsafter a certain period, but there is no end.
Summer is coming to an end and now is time to start planning which activities your children will be doing this Fall. Extracurricular activities are a huge part of children's growth and development. They provide an opportunity for children to have new experiences, meet new people, and learn new skills. On top of all that
Present parenting can be defined as actively engaging with and being emotionally available to one's children in the present moment. It involves creating a nurturing and responsive environment that fosters trust, communication, and connection.
Co-parenting entails both parents actively participating in the upbringing of their children, despite no longer being in a romantic relationship. It prioritizes the well-being and development of the child, fostering stability, consistency, and healthy communication.
It’s been a great summer filled with quality moments with our families at exciting locations around the city. There are a few weeks left, but now it is time to start preparing for the school year. In this issue, we have an article to help you choose a location for a new early learner. It’s
The Importance of Movement to the Active Child.
Let's get into it as we explore new ways to keep kids busy during Summer break. There are a variety of new ways through which caregivers or parents can keep their young ones busy.
More current research is showing that excessive screen time is associated with other delayed cognitive and linguistic development.
The thought of skin cancer for our children may seem remote and not a priority at first thought. However, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. And the rates are rising. In fact, one in every five individuals in British Columbia will acquire skin cancer during their lifetime.
This year, get more scream time at Playland, where you'll find thrills the algorithm could only dream of. The Playland season started in June and runs until August 18.
It's Summer vacation. Do you have camps planned? Holidays? Or lots of time to fill locally? Why not turn those days around the house into more of a Staycation and take an adventure locally?
The journey into motherhood is one of the most transformative experiences a woman can embark upon.
On June 27, Canadian Multiculturalism Day honours the many cultural communities that help build a strong and vibrant Canadian society. Take this opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity that enriches us collectively and reaffirm your commitment to equity, inclusion, and mutual respect. Here are some resources to introduce your children to this concept.
Kids often like to play in an environment that feels open and allows them to wander. With parent supervision, the outdoors can be a great place for safe and mindful play. Join them in exploring nature.
While some families spend copious amounts of time and money to have the perfect Father’s Day gift, others are struggling to meet dual parent demands and reassure their kids, while some may be in denial about the level of impact of a father’s absence on the child. The truth of the matter is, fathers matter.
The world has changed. The advice we give our young people needs to change along with it. What was once true (in many cases) no longer is. For example - in high school, students are still told that as long as they optimize for good grades, an extracurricular, and play on a sports team, this
Safely introducing food to an infant for the first time can be daunting for caregivers. What can they eat? What if they choke? Will they like it? Throw allergens into the mix, and it’s a recipe for major anxiety.
Learning can and should be fun. Just look for creative ways to infuse a little playful learning into the everyday routines you are already doing, and watch your child flourish.
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Here are a few suggestions on how to create memorable family time and take advantage of the amazing local options we have available.
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