5 Tips on How to Talk To Children So They Listen

Do you remember your parents uttering the words, “I feel like I am talking to a brick wall!” Ever feel like you are talking to a brick wall? Children have a lot going on in their brains and oddly enough it is not centered around us, the adults in their lives. Go figure! Do you […]

By |June 21st, 2017|Wee Talk|0 Comments

Protect Children From The Sun & Bugs This Summer

Wondering how to best protect kids from mosquitoes and the sun’s strong rays? There are some age guidelines to consider when it comes to using sunscreen and bug spray on children.

“Children have thinner skin and things can be absorbed more easily,” warned Jennifer Beecker, the national chair of the Canadian Dermatology Association‘s Sun Awareness Program.

 

Special rules for babies

Health Canada does […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Wee Talk|0 Comments

9 Tips for Encouraging Scientific Play in Children

Children have an innate drive for discovery. They are born with wonderful imaginations and a keen desire to explore and understand their world. Here are 9 tips to encourage and support your child’s discovery of science and the world around them.

 

Explore and find the answers together.   If you are uncertain how to answer […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Wee Talk|0 Comments

Do You Have Loose Parts?

What are “loose parts” and what do you do with them?

Loose parts can be ANYTHING! Loose parts are mostly random bits and pieces of materials like sea shells, puzzle pieces, water bottles, straws, silk scarves, thread spools, scrap material, tulle, really anything that can be found in everyday life. The fun, exciting and interesting thing […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Wee Talk|0 Comments

Spring has Sprung – Spring into Safety

Spring can be a time to celebrate warmer temperatures and sunshine; however, it’s important to be aware of hazards related to spring. Springtime, for most children means more outdoor activities. For all parents this means being extra careful to keep your children safe and healthy. Here are some tips to help keep you and your […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Wee Talk|0 Comments