November 30, 2014Wanting to be more like your friends is a normal part of being a teen. Peer pressure isn’t always a bad thing, but when it causes concern for you or your child, there are things you can do to help manage it.
November 30, 2014Sleep can affect concentration, memory and behaviour. It’s no wonder that how well your child sleeps has an impact on how well he learns.
November 30, 2014Night terrors and nightmares are different. Here are some ways to tell them apart and ideas for helping your child.
November 30, 2014Active listening can be a powerful tool to improve communication and build a positive relationship with your child.
November 30, 2014Your child is starting to care about fitting into a wider social world now, and you can help her. While she might seem grown up as she heads off to school, her family relationships are still the biggest factor in her development.
November 30, 2014Children learn how to talk and listen as they grow and develop. Positive talking and listening is about taking turns, speaking politely, not interrupting and not talking back.
November 30, 2014As they learn and develop, children want and need responsibility. It’s an important part of their growth and development. Though it can be hard for you to let go, here are some ideas on finding a balance.
November 30, 2014As teenagers become more independent, they often spend more time away from home. It might also feel like your child is less interested in talking to you. But there are plenty of things you can do to maintain a strong positive relationship and stay connected with your teenager.
November 30, 2014Preschoolers suddenly want to chat to everybody about everything because they’re putting together their new language skills and boundless curiosity.
November 30, 2014Talking and listening to children does lots of important things. It improves your bond with them, and encourages them to listen to you. It helps them to form relationships and to build self-esteem.
August 13, 2013Colostrum, often called 'liquid gold', is your baby's first milk. Your breasts make colostrum from about the middle of your pregnancy until your baby's a few days old.
August 8, 2013Most newborns need their diapers changed 10 to 15 times a day. Be sure to make it a special time for talking, laughing and playing with your baby.
August 14, 2013Learn more about what you and your developing baby will experience during the 3rd trimester.
August 6, 2013Between six and nine months, you'll really start to notice your baby's social and emotional development. Here's what you can expect.
August 13, 2013Caring for your baby is a full‑time job. Watch this video to learn more.
August 11, 2013How much weight should you gain in the first trimester of your pregnancy? Not very much.
August 4, 2013Most pregnant women are prescribed a daily vitamin and mineral supplement to meet their extra nutritional needs.
August 6, 2013Between nine to 12 months, play with your baby often and create lots of opportunities for physical activity.
August 4, 2013Sore nipples? It’s natural when you first start breastfeeding.
August 5, 2013A small portion of your baby's umbilical cord will remain attached after birth. This stump will fall off on its own within about five to 15 days.
September 6, 2011If you are a parent busily trying to pack a lunch for your child before they head out to school you are probably looking for foods that are quick to assemble, healthy, food safe and most importantly something they will eat.
September 1, 2011There are some childhood memories that last a lifetime. One of my more traumatic ones took place during lunch at elementary school.
July 26, 2011If you grew up in the 1970’s, like me, you might recall the chorus of the 1969 hit by the pop-rock group ‘Steam.’