November 30, 2014Play is more than just fun for kids. It’s how they learn, and how they work out who they are and where they fit in the world.
November 30, 2014Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can get your child off to a great start by cleaning her teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
November 30, 2014Water and milk are the best drinks for children. Healthy drinks for kids do not include sugary drinks such as pop, fruit drinks, vitamin enhanced waters, flavoured waters, energy drinks and sports drinks.
November 30, 2014With busy schedules, it can be challenging to get the whole family to sit down together around a delicious meal. But a regular family mealtime is worth the effort.
November 30, 2014It’s OK to cry sometimes. For both children and grown-ups crying can be a healthy way to deal with loss, pain or sadness. When your child expresses these feelings, try to listen, comfort and reassure him that his feelings are OK.
November 30, 2014Tantrums are extremely common in toddlers and preschoolers. They’re how young children deal with difficult feelings. It helps to avoid situations that trigger your child’s tantrums, and to have a plan for managing them. Hang in there – tantrums tend to tail off after children turn four.
November 30, 2014Good coping skills and a positive outlook can help your preschooler work through difficult situations.
November 30, 2014Between the ages of three and five is an important time in your child’s emotional development. Here are some suggestions for nurturing your child’s self-esteem.
November 30, 2014Developing your preschooler’s social skills will help her to make friends and have meaningful relationships with family, friends and classmates.
November 30, 2014Praise and encouragement helps your child to feel good about herself, and boosts her self-esteem.
January 29, 2018Healthy eating is always important and when you’re pregnant it's vital. Here is a guide on what to eat when pregnant to ensure that you and your baby get all the nutrition you need.
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 10, 2013Here's what else you can expect with your toddler's language development at this age.
January 29, 2018Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.
April 10, 2013Between 18 and 24 months, your toddler is taking huge strides and becoming very independent.
August 11, 2013The most important thing to consider when you breastfeed is comfort - yours and the baby's.
January 25, 2018Most new parents are both anxious and excited about bringing their baby home for the first time. Here are some tips to help you welcome your newborn.
January 30, 2018Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of a healthy baby under the age of one.
August 11, 2013One of the key decisions to make in choosing a healthcare provider is whether to use a doctor or a midwife for your pregnancy. In BC, the healthcare system will pay for either - but not both.
August 12, 2013Once you go into labour, you may not be able to control your surroundings. So many women write up a birth plan.
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.
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.