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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 [...]

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. [...]

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

The Link Between Childcare and Obesity

According to a recent study, childcare settings can have a big impact on a child’s weight and activity level.  The study found that children in certain childcare settings are about one and a half times more [...]

Eating Fish Reduces Asthma in Kids

Eating Fish Reduces Asthma in Kids

Infants who eat a diet that includes fish at the age of six to twelve months have a lower risk of developing asthma-like symptoms than babies who did not consume fish before six months or after [...]

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 [...]

Migraine Headaches Hurt Children’s School Performance

Migraine Headaches Hurt Children’s School Performance

A recent study has shown that children who suffer from migraines are three times more likely to perform below average in school compared to children that don’t suffer from migraine headaches at all. The study examined [...]

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