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Exercise Boosts Children’s School Performance

Exercise Boosts Children’s School Performance

When it comes to higher grades for our children, many parents resort to tutors and longer homework hours, but a better approach might be to increase recess time. Studies show a direct link between more exercise [...]

Caring for Kids

Caring for Kids

Caring for Kids: The Complete Canadian Guide to Children’s Health is a comprehensive contemporary guide to health and wellness in children (ages 0-10), combining medically sound care with cutting edge research. With information culled from the [...]

Kids Less Active During Winter Months

Kids Less Active During Winter Months

Now that there are less daylight hours and it’s dark before dinnertime in much of the country, children are less active and their outdoor playtime is reduced. This is supported by a study done by the [...]

Family TV Time

Family TV Time

How movies, television and video games can bring families closer. Family TV Time In this day and age, both parents and kids are busy with commitments. Which is why family, movie and even video game nights [...]

Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson, Ph.D. is a consultant, author and psychologist. He has worked in over 500 schools in the United States as well as several international schools. Dr. Thompson is also a public speaker and has appeared [...]

Dr. Richard Selznick

Dr. Richard Selznick

Dr. Richard Selznick is a psychologist, nationally certified school psychologist, graduate school professor, university professor of pediatrics and school consultant. He has also published three books about parenting and is the Director of the Cooper Learning [...]

Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas is an author, newspaper columnist and magazine writer that specializes in parenting. She is the host and producer of the Trent Radio shows Citizen Parent and This is Your Writing Life. [...]

Barbara Coloroso

Barbara Coloroso

Barbara Coloroso is an internationally recognized speaker and an expert on a variety of topics about raising children. She has appeared Oprah, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN and NPR and has authored four best-selling books. [...]

Alyson Shafer

Alyson Shafer

Alyson Schafer is a psychotherapist and internationally acclaimed parenting expert. She is the Ask an Expert columnist for Today’s Parent Magazine and sits on the Health Advisory Board for Chatelaine Magazine. She is the best-selling author [...]

Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann is a former Olympic athlete, medal winner and inductee into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame. She is an advocate for active childhoods and is a board member of Right to Play, an organization [...]