November 30, 2014Extracurricular activities are fun and interesting things your child does outside of school. They let your child pursue an interest or a passion, meet like-minded people, or develop new skills and abilities. Balance is the key when it comes to these activities.
November 30, 2014Getting involved in the local community can boost teenagers’ confidence and self-esteem and give them a chance to build new skills. You can encourage your teen to get involved by taking part as a family or by helping your teen find activities that interest her.
November 30, 2014Taking risks is a normal and common part of adolescence. There are things you can do to help your child stay safe - and ease your own anxiety.
November 30, 2014As children grow they’ll come across problems they need to sort out themselves. You won’t always be there to give your child advice, but you can help him develop skills and strategies so he can solve problems on his own.
November 30, 2014Teenagers need love and support from parents at a time when lots of other things in their lives are changing. You can keep your relationship with your teenage child strong through ordinary, everyday activities.
November 30, 2014Teenagers need free time to explore their own interests, be with friends or just unwind. If you and your teenager can find free time activities to enjoy together, it can be a great way to build on your relationship.
November 30, 2014Learning how to make and keep friends is an important part of growing up for your child. Having friends is good for children’s self-esteem, wellbeing and ability to get along with others. Here are some frequently asked questions about children’s friendships.
November 30, 2014Some routine is helpful for all families. It helps you get through the things that need to be done each day, and can also build your family bonds. A good routine caters to the needs of all family members.
November 30, 2014Good family relationships help your child feel secure and loved. This is what children need to learn and grow.
November 30, 2014The period between childhood and young adulthood is a period of rapid change - physical, emotional, cognitive and social. During this time, children’s bodies change in different ways at different times. No two teenage bodies are the same.
November 30, 2014Adolescence is a time of big social and emotional development for your child. It helps to know what to expect and how to support your child through the changes.
August 13, 2013The first six months is an important period in your baby’s social and emotional development.
April 10, 2013At 18- 24 months, socializing with other children is an excellent way to foster your toddler's social and emotional development.
August 14, 2013Watch this video to learn more about the importance of skin-to-skin contact in the first few hours after the birth of your baby.
August 9, 2013During the third trimester you may be feeling excited or impatient to finally meet your baby.
August 2, 2013Find out what you need to know about registering your baby's birth and signing up for various benefits.
August 11, 2013The first time your baby gets a cold, fever or upset stomach, it's normal to worry. But learning how to deal with them, can help you breathe easier.
November 3, 2013Young people often develop drinking patterns like those of the adults in their lives, so prevention should start early and in your home. Remember, teens aren't always likely to ask about what binge drinking really is (and its dangers).
August 14, 2013There are 4 stages of labour. Watch to learn what happens and how you might feel during each stage.
April 10, 2013Between 12 and 18 months is a fun age for toddlers (and their parents!). Here's what else you can expect in terms of social and emotional development.
January 27, 2016What role do parents play in building their child’s self-esteem? Use these tips to help your child feel good about them self and boost their self-esteem.
October 21, 2015Can women breastfeed at work? Of course! Read on for an account of one woman’s personal experience in making the transition back to work while continuing to breastfeed her baby.
September 23, 2015In the second trimester of pregnancy (15-27 weeks), you will likely leave your morning sickness behind and welcome your energy back. From physical changes to getting the chance to see your baby for the first time, here’s an overview of what to expect.
September 9, 2015Do you have trouble getting started on healthy habits? You’re not alone. The BoosterBuddy app can help you stick to good mental health habits. Here’s more about the app and five top tips for motivation.
August 19, 2015Family households have started stirring with the back-to-school buzz. Follow our top 8 tips to make the transition from summer to school a breeze.
July 8, 2015You may have noticed. It’s hot outside! Make the most out of this summer bliss – keep the whole family safe while out in the sun and avoid heat-illness.
May 19, 2015Do allergies run in your family? If so, your baby has a higher risk of developing a food allergy. Read on to learn about the current advice for reducing the risk.
January 20, 2015“Taste training” isn’t boot camp for fussy eaters. It’s about learning healthy eating as a life skill. Here are some everyday practices to support your child to learn healthy eating.
October 21, 2014Halloween is always a spooktacular time for kids to dress up as their favourite character and make their way around the neighbourhood in search of treats. This year, why not try a new type of hauntingly thrilling give-away when trick-or-treaters come knocking?
October 8, 2014The first trimester of pregnancy is full physical changes, emotions, and appointments. Use this as a guide of what to expect during the first 0-14 weeks of pregnancy.