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 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 14, 2013Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of a healthy baby under the age of one.
August 11, 2013The most important thing to consider when you breastfeed is comfort - yours and the baby's.
August 11, 2013Many mothers don't realize the importance of skin to skin contact right after birth. Skin-to-skin contact is even more effective than the traditional baby warmers used in hospitals.
August 14, 2013Latching your baby onto the breast correctly is important for successful breastfeeding. Having your baby skin-to-skin with you is the ideal way to start.
November 3, 2013Starting at 12 months of age, toddlers need an assortment of food three to four times a day, plus one or two snacks. If you're wondering what foods are best for toddlers, we have a comprehensive list that will help.
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 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.
November 5, 2013All children need physical activity and movement for their overall health. Here are some useful tips to help promote physical activity in children to ensure they get what they need no matter your lifestyle.
August 6, 2013Babies between six and nine months grow and develop rapidly and it’s so much fun to witness!
July 12, 2012Infants and children who are vomiting and have diarrhea can quickly progress to dangerous levels of dehydration. Here are some tips about seeking help and hydration.
July 6, 2012Try these back-to-school lunch recipes that will leave your kids smiling.
July 3, 2012One of the gifts we received after our son was born was a baby food blender.These mini-blenders are meant to help parents make their own baby food...
June 21, 2012If you have read my previous posts, you’ve heard about my challenges getting my children to try new and varied foods and to embrace a world beyond noodles.
May 22, 2012Six months is the recommended age when you want to start introducing solid foods to your baby. But do you know the signs of readiness, or have you start thinking about what your baby's first foods will be? Here's some helpful tips.
May 18, 2012Have you ever stood on a street corner and asked for directions only to be told different things by different people? Very frustrating, right?
April 24, 2012What’s going on when a child is a picky eater? We explore what’s taking place and how one mom deals with it.
April 23, 2012Over the past couple weeks we discussed the importance of providing our children and youth with the best possible chances for optimal growth and development by MOVING MORE and SITTING LESS!
April 19, 2012As a family, enjoy mealtimes together as this creates healthy behaviours and increases your child’s exposure to a variety of foods.
April 9, 2012The first few years of life are critical to optimal growth and development and so is physical activity participation!