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.
November 30, 2014Bullying is less common as your child moves through adolescence, but can still be devastating if it happens. It can be helpful to know the signs of bullying, how to help your child build resilience and life skills, and how to work with your child’s school to combat bullying.
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.
August 11, 2013If you’re planning to have your baby in a hospital, pack a bag ahead of time. Here are some tips for making sure you include all you need.
January 26, 2018Postpartum depression and anxiety can happen after birth or adoption. The condition is common.
August 14, 2013Learn more about what you and your developing baby will experience during the 3rd trimester.
August 9, 2013Playing outside during colder weather can be lots of fun, as long as you ensure your child is protected.
January 30, 2018Now that your toddler is between 30 and 36 months, his or her cognitive skills are developing at lightning speed.
April 10, 2013At 30 to 36 months, your toddler likely enjoys cuddling and openly showing you affection - and playing with others is becoming easier.
August 13, 2013Most children love juice because it tastes sweet. But juice is not necessary. In fact, too much juice can have harmful effects on your toddler's health.
January 30, 2018Travel by car or plane is generally safe for pregnant women during their first two trimesters. Here are some tips to help increase your comfort and minimize risks.