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Bicycle Safety

Falling off is part of learning to ride bicycles, so it’s important to know how to keep children safe once they start riding. Your child’s safety starts with protective gear, safety lessons and riding in safe places.

Safety basics:

Here’s a list of safety basics to follow when your child is learning to ride a bicycle.

Wear […]

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

9 Tips for Summer Reading with Kids

Summer shouldn’t mean taking a break from learning, especially reading. Studies show that most students experience a loss of reading skills over the summer months, but children who continue to read will gain skills and confidence.

Summer reading should always be enjoyable. Here are 9 summer reading tips for parents:

 

Read aloud together with your child […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Wee Talk|0 Comments

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