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A recent study out of the University of Adelaide, Australia has concluded that children who eat a healthy diet may have a higher IQ than those who are fed a diet high in junk food. The [...]
How to help your child adapt to attending school for the first time. Separation Anxiety If your child is heading off to kindergarten this fall, then you know what a big milestone this is for children…and [...]
From one of Canada’s most inspiring and gifted sports heroes, an urgently needed guide to getting our kids active and healthy. Like many of us, Silken Laumann’s fondest childhood memories are of play: staying outside until [...]
According to a recent report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics, psychological abuse can harm children well into their adult years and lead to emotional, developmental and psychological problems. Emotional abuse and neglect is one [...]
How to help your child learn the skills to be a better friend. Empathy and Friendships Are you concerned that your child is having trouble making or keeping friends? Considering how important friendship is to children, [...]
Just why do kids make such close friendships at camps? Summer Camps Did your children go away to camp this summer? Then likely you were pleased and amazed by the close friendship they formed over such [...]
Is your preschooler ready for kindergarten? If not, there’s a lot parents can do to help prepare a child. Inspite of our best efforts, sometimes children just aren’t ready to take the big step of heading [...]
When it comes to our children’s education, entering the first grade represents a big milestone. Fortunately there are ways to ease the transition. Grade one! It’s quite a milestone in a child’s life…and a parent’s! For [...]
How to make the most out of your strong willed child’s behaviour. Strong-Willed Behavior Strong willed children are often persistent and independent and these are great characteristics. On the flip side, a strong-willed child can be [...]
What to do when your child is homesick while away at camp. Homesickness Going to an overnight, or residential camp, is an experience many children go through. They also go through a bout of homesickness. In [...]
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