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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 [...]

Daina Kalnins

Daina Kalnins

Daina Kalnins is an academic/clinical specialist and a registered dietician at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto. She has 20 years of pediatric nutrition research and has written several books on the subject. [...]

Tips for Being a Good Step-Parent

Tips for Being a Good Step-Parent

How to be a good step-parent, not a wicked one. Good Step-Parenting If you’re a step-parent, figuring out your role can be a challenge. After all, you’re not their parent even though you may have many [...]

Smart but Scattered

Smart but Scattered

Written especially for parents, this accessible, state-of-the-science guide provides crucial knowledge and tools for supporting school-age kids who lack or lag behind in executive skills–the core, brain-based habits of mind required to “execute” tasks like getting [...]

Shy Kids and Socialization

Shy Kids and Socialization

The difference between shyness and social anxiety disorder. Shy Kids Everyone feels shy now and again, but social anxiety disorder requires more consideration because it can affect school performance, lead to depression and low self-confidence. Cynthia [...]

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

If you’re looking for the inside scoop on what it’s really like to have a baby, you’ve come to the right place. The Mother of All Pregnancy Books takes on tough topics most pregnancy books shy [...]

Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying has become more prevalent through the use of e-mail, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital messaging systems. It brings with it unique challenges. Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on [...]

The Bully, The Bullied and The Bystander

The Bully, The Bullied and The Bystander

It’s the deadliest combination going: bullies who get what they want from their target, bullied kids who are afraid to tell, bystanders who either watch, participate, or look away, and adults who see the incidents as [...]

The Lull-A-Baby Sleep Plan

The Lull-A-Baby Sleep Plan

Never again will new parents have to endure sleepless nights. Dr. Cathryn Tobin, a distinguished pediatrician, has discovered a secret that enables very young babies to sleep through the night. Discover the brand new strategy that [...]

Job Loss and The Effect it Has on Kids

Job Loss and The Effect it Has on Kids

Should you break the news to your kids that you lost your job? Job Loss and Kids Has your family experienced a significant set back such as job loss? The temptation for many is to protect [...]