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 […]

By |February 27th, 2020|Wee Talk|0 Comments

How to Create Your Own Family STEM Game Night

Family game night has been a long-standing tradition in many homes. It’s a great way to bond and have fun as a family. But how about adding a little educational fun to the mix by exploring STEM together?

STEM is the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and has become widely popular in preschool and […]

By |December 30th, 2019|Wee Talk|0 Comments

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 […]

By |October 31st, 2019|Wee Talk|0 Comments

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

As Halloween approaches, there is more to consider than picking costumes and carving jack-o-lanterns. It’s important for parents to be mindful of keeping this day for tricks and treats one that is safe (and fun, of course!)

Here are some safety tips to remember:

Costumes

Try to dress children in costumes that are brighter in colour so […]

By |October 25th, 2019|Wee Talk|0 Comments

3 Simple Ways to Teach Children About Giving Back

Teaching our children about giving back to others is certainly a topic that can be discussed all year round, but with Thanksgiving almost here, this is typically a time families are in a spirit of giving.

There are many ways we can teach children about being charitable. Whether it’s by getting involved in the community where […]

By |October 8th, 2019|Wee Talk|0 Comments