Tag: parenting

Winter Safety – Have Fun and Be Safe!

Winter Safety – Have Fun and Be Safe!

Winter is full of fun and adventure, but it can also be dangerous for children. It does not mean that you don’t send your children outside to enjoy the weather, it means that you prepare them for the unexpected weather during this winter season. Experts have said, being outdoors in any season has many physical and mental health benefits for…

Move and Groove with Your Kids – A 30-Day Challenge

Move and Groove with Your Kids – A 30-Day Challenge

Let’s get real – parenting can be exhausting!  There are days I’m sure we all feel like we have run a marathon but if you look back, we really haven’t moved that much.  Summer certainly makes it easier to focus on getting UP, getting OUT and MOVING more!  While it is nice to have more free time to spend together…

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Summer has arrived; the weather is warmer; the days are longer; school age children will be home… which means parents may be searching for ways to keep them busy and entertained all summer long. Make the most of your summer with a “Summer Bucket List”. We’ve got a HUGE list of fun ideas to share with you to help you and…

Role of Parents in Child Development

Role of Parents in Child Development

Parents play the most important role in the overall development of their child. It is the right guidance of parents that develops the character of the child. Parenting is an ongoing job. It is not something you can get away from once the time comes, because children need their parents from time to time, to stay on the right track. The role…

Helping Your Kids Spring Forward

Helping Your Kids Spring Forward

On March 13, 2022, we move our clocks forward one hour, which means losing one hour of sleep. This adjustment can be difficult for kids’ sleep schedules. We are sharing some tips to help ease the transition. Go slowly. Consider adjusting your child’s schedule gradually, starting a few days before the day of the change. Move your child’s bedtime 15 to…

6 TIPS FOR RAISING STRONG, CONFIDENT GIRLS

6 TIPS FOR RAISING STRONG, CONFIDENT GIRLS

March 8th is International Women’s Day – a day to celebrate women and their strengths and achievements.   The day is also focused on breaking down barriers that continue to exist.  The strong, vibrant women of tomorrow are girls today and it’s never too early in a child’s development to think about our own biases (and how to overcome them) and…

6 Tips for Raising Strong, Confident Girls

March 8th is International Women’s Day – a day for Canadians and many countries around the world to celebrate women and their strengths and achievements.   The day is also focused on breaking down barriers that continue to exist.  The strong, vibrant women of tomorrow are girls today and it’s never too early in a child’s development to think about our own…

Helicopter Parenting and How to Stop It

When you think about the future of your kids are you relieved or are you anxious? Or are you both at the same time? Relief probably indicates that your child is fairly independent and wise when it matters. Anxiety, on the other hand, could be due to a string of bad decisions by your child or perhaps just a few…