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The Only Child

The Only Child

How being the one and only affects a child’s personality. The Only Child Today, families with one child are not uncommon.  And if you’re the parent of an only child, you may have wondered how life [...]

Fights and Car Travel

Fights and Car Travel

Coming soon to a back seat on your road vacation – car wars. Fights and Car Travel While traveling with our kids can be a lot of fun, when boredom sets in, watch out. Fights can [...]

Planning Family Vacations

Planning Family Vacations

How to plan a vacation that every member of your family will enjoy. Planning Family Vacations When it comes to family vacations, naturally it’s the parents who cover the costs. But that doesn’t mean we should [...]

Moms, Perfection and Guilt

Moms, Perfection and Guilt

How a little imperfection makes us better parents and happier moms. Moms and Perfection If there are two words that go hand in hand it’s ‘perfection’ and ‘motherhood’. Too many of us feel guilty about not [...]

Family Events and Togetherness

Family Events and Togetherness

From  carving pumpkins to jumping in leaf piles, a  look at why the family that plays together stays together. Family Events Today, many families’ lives are jam packed with school, work and activities from household chores to [...]

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 [...]

The Perils of Punishment

The Perils of Punishment

How encouragement goes a long way when it comes to disciplining kids. Limit Setting When It comes to disciplining our kids, the one word that comes to mind is “no”. But saying “no” can dampen children’s [...]

Moms and Self-Care

Moms and Self-Care

Why finding a little down time is better for moms and kids. Moms and Self-Care Let’s face it, when you’re a mom it’s difficult to find time that’s just for you. A soak in a hot [...]

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