November 30, 2014You can help your child establish healthy eating and physical activity behaviours, from the start. If these habits are established early as part of your family’s lifestyle they will just become the natural way you do things.
November 30, 2014Establishing healthy daytime and evening routines can help your child have a good night’s sleep. And if your child is sleeping well, chances are you might sleep better too. Here are some ideas to get you started.
November 30, 2014Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can help your child develop strong, healthy teeth by making sure his teeth are cleaned twice a day.
November 30, 2014During the early school years, children learn more, longer words and how sounds combine to make words. Here are some of the ways your children’s language and communication skills develop.
November 30, 2014It’s normal for you and your child to feel uncomfortable talking about tough topics such as divorce, illness, death, adoption, sex and world disasters.
November 30, 2014Try these tasty and healthy breakfast ideas to get your child to eat this important morning meal.
November 30, 2014Eating a variety of healthy foods will give your child nutrition for growth, development and learning. Learning about and eating good food from an early age will help your child develop healthy habits for life.
November 30, 2014Reading food labels can help us make healthy and safe food choices. But there’s so much information it can sometimes be confusing. Here’s how to read food labels and figure out if a food is healthy or not.
November 30, 2014Self-esteem is feeling good about yourself. Good self-esteem helps children try new things, take healthy risks and solve problems. It gives them a solid foundation for their learning and development.
November 30, 2014Bullying can be frightening, and physically and emotionally damaging for children. It is all too common among school children. Even preschoolers can experience it. Here are some tips on how to spot if your child is being bullied and what you can do about it.
August 2, 2013To maintain a healthy weight during pregnancy, plan your meals and choose healthier foods. Eating for two is about eating twice as healthy, not twice as much.
August 5, 2013Watching your nine to 12 month old problem solve is fascinating. Here's what else you can expect at this age.
April 10, 2013At this stage a toddler is likely using things the way they are intended.
August 7, 2013As your baby grows, he or she will get better at learning to think - This is cognitive development.
August 4, 2013Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
August 14, 2013Trying different breastfeeding positions, and changing positions when you need to, can help make the whole process easier and more successful. Here is a video that can help.
August 6, 2013Being concerned about sodium is just as important for kids as it is for adults. Just like adults, kids can develop a taste and preference for salty foods high in sodium.
April 10, 2013Watching a baby transform into a toddler is a captivating process. Here's what you can expect in terms of physical development between 12 and 18 months.
August 14, 2013Healthy babies will take what they need, as long as you respond to their feeding cues. Here is a video to learn about what those cues are and what action to take to ensure a good feed.
August 11, 2013Pain is a natural part of labour and birth, but every woman's experience is different. Similarly, there are lots of different approaches to managing pain.
April 9, 2013Being food safe while pregnant is important. A new booklet from the BC Centre for Disease Control lets you know which foods to avoid, safer alternatives and how to handle food safely.
April 2, 2013While ‘sneaking it in’ may be a popular strategy for getting your toddler to eat more vegetables, it should be used with caution as it could backfire and lead to more picky eating.
January 24, 2013We know that role modeling healthy eating behaviour is important when teaching good nutrition to our children. But what happens when that’s not enough?
December 20, 2012Pregnant? Wondering how much activity you can do? This blog will help you to stay active and provide recommendations on how to do so safely!
December 5, 2012Influenza, also called the flu, affects all age groups, but for young children they are at greater risk for developing a serious illness or severe complications. The flu shot can help avoid this, learn how.
October 30, 2012Supporting healthy eating messages at school; What ideas do you have to help strengthen the communication?
October 4, 2012Breastfeeding? Here's some advice to help you get the answers and support you need, your not alone.
September 20, 2012Feeling anxious about sending your food allergic child to school? Share your ideas of how to manage food allergies.
September 4, 2012Two words: school lunches. Before you sigh and slump over in defeat, click here for fresh ideas that will infuse some flavour into those lunch bags.
August 23, 2012Do you cook with your kids? Why not video it and send it in? You might win big.