November 30, 2014Creative play and art is an important part of development and helps nurture your preschooler’s senses. You can help support your preschooler by creating an encouraging environment and allowing plenty of time for free-flowing creative activities.
November 30, 2014Learning language is a lifelong process and supports your child’s ability to communicate and express feelings. Learning to understand, use and enjoy language is an important first step in literacy, and the basis for learning to read and write.
November 30, 2014Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar. You can also look forward to some entertaining stories!
November 30, 2014Now that your child’s a preschooler, you can expect longer, more complex conversations about all sorts of things. His vocabulary will continue to grow, and he might show that he understands the basic rules of grammar and you can look forward to some entertaining stories.
November 30, 2014Sharing is an important life skill. It’s something toddlers and children need to learn in order to make friends and play cooperatively.
November 30, 2014Preschoolers love to play. They love to play with parents, other children and on their own, and with toys or other objects. Play helps preschoolers learn about social relations and teaches them about sharing and taking turns.
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, 2014Disrespectful or rude behaviour in teenagers is something many parents face at some point. Here are some strategies that can help you manage this kind of behaviour in the meantime.
January 18, 2018Drinking and smoking aren't just harmful when you're pregnant - they can affect your baby's health, too.
August 6, 2013Once you start giving your baby solid foods, it's important to know which foods can be dangerous. Here's some advice about what to avoid and how to practice food safety for babies.
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 14, 2013Here is a video on Cup Feeding and other Alternative Methods to help in the event you are not able to breastfeed. Supplements are not recommended for your newborn.
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 3, 2013Pregnancy can change your sexual relationship, but you and your partner can still be intimate. In fact, this may be a great time to experiment.
August 5, 2013After giving birth, the area around your vagina needs special care. Here's some advice on coping with discomfort, bleeding and other related issues.
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.
January 25, 2018When your baby is between six and nine months, you will notice that he or she makes distinct sounds.
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.
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.