November 30, 2014Try these tips to encourage the behaviour you want in your child.
November 30, 2014How things go at home in the morning can set the tone for the day ahead. Children who arrive at school feeling calm, relaxed, fed and ready can make the most of the first few hours of the day.
November 30, 2014School is a great new adventure for most children. Play is one of the keys to learning how to get along with other children and how to fit in. Here are some active play ideas and games for kids in the early school years.
November 30, 2014During adolescence, it’s usual for young people to think a lot about how their bodies look. A positive body image is an important part of healthy self-esteem, and you can help your child think and feel positively about his/her body.
November 30, 2014As your child grows, he’ll start eating away from home more often and making his own decisions about what he eats. Giving your child guidance and information about good nutrition at home can help him make healthy food choices when he’s out.
November 30, 2014In adolescence, food is the fuel for growing and developing. You can help your teen develop a healthy attitude towards food during these years.
November 30, 2014When young people experience bullying behaviour online, it can be difficult to spot. By knowing what cyberbullying is, you can better assess when to step in, and what to do about it.
November 30, 2014The internet can be a powerful tool for learning and social interaction. It’s also a place where your child could encounter dangerous material or people. Here are some tips to help your child enjoy the benefits of the internet while avoiding the risks.
November 30, 2014Your child interacts with media every day. Some of it might inform or entertain her, and some will try to sell her things or ideas. It can be overwhelming for your child – and you! But you can help your child learn to understand and question media messages.
November 30, 2014Teenagers spend an average of between one and three hours online each day. You might worry that this is bad for your child, but being part of the online world offers advantages too.
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 8, 2013The fourth stage of labour is the first two or three hours after birth. You may feel dizzy or faint if you stand up.
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.
August 13, 2013The first stage of labour begins with contractions that continue to increase in length and intensity, and ends when the cervix is fully dilated.
August 4, 2013Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
August 14, 2013You are going to have a baby - Congratulations! Watching this video is a good place to start learning everything you need to know about pregnancy.
August 13, 2013Drinking and smoking aren't just harmful when you're pregnant - they can affect your baby's health, too.
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.
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.
August 12, 2013Here are some language development milestones that you can expect during the first six months.
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.