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.
November 30, 2014Social networking sites are a big part of most teenagers’ social lives. You might worry about what your child is doing on the internet, but being part of the online world has its advantages, and you can help your child make the most of them.
November 30, 2014Many parents feel uncomfortable talking with their teenagers about topics such as sex or drugs. But tricky conversations can give you the opportunity to guide your child towards sensible and responsible decisions.
September 9, 2015Drinking when you’re pregnant can be harmful to your baby, so it’s safest to stop drinking before you conceive.
August 14, 2013Wondering how to tell if your baby's had enough breast milk? Here's a list of signs that indicate a good feed.
August 5, 2013Women who have delivered a baby vaginally will tell you that, after the birth, one of the most daunting "firsts" was anticipating their first bowel movement.
August 4, 2013When your baby’s ready for more than breast milk, start introducing foods rich in iron.
August 13, 2013By the time a toddler is 36 months, he or she has 20 teeth. Learn about dental care and how to cope with teething.
August 14, 2013The second stage of labour begins with full dilation and ends with your baby's birth. It can take anywhere from a few minutes to two or three hours.
August 2, 2013Pregnancy, especially later pregnancy, can be a real pain in the back. The good news is that following a few basic tips can help keep your spine strong and healthy.
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.
August 9, 2013Before we knew better, hospital staff took babies away from their mothers at birth. Most of these practices have changed.
August 13, 2013More and more women are breastfeeding in public these days, but if you’re just starting out, you might be uncomfortable.