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Tweens, Teens & Social Media

Tweens, Teens & Social Media

Why Facebook and other social media is so important to tweens and teens. The Culture of Technology If you want to make life tough on your child, just ban them from using social media.  For kids, [...]

Media Based Toys

Media Based Toys

 Why kids’ growing imaginations need all types of toys to play with. Media Based Toys What toys did your children wish for this holiday season?l. Often at the top of children’s wish lists are those media [...]

Guilt and Childbirth

Guilt and Childbirth

Why parents can feel guilty when childbirth doesn’t go as planned. Guilt and Childbirth Having a baby is a time of hope and wonderful expectations. Parents anticipate the birth by preparing the nursery, and creating their [...]

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

It’s “bully-awareness week”. It’s the perfect time to remind ourselves to take a close look at whether our child is a victim or a perpetrator. From name calling to physical abuse, bullying is devastating to a [...]

Over-hyping Christmas

Over-hyping Christmas

Why keeping the holiday season in perspective will make it more enjoyable. Over-Hyping the Christmas Season There is so much pressure to have the perfect Christmas, from the food, to the décor to the gifts we [...]

Cesarean Section

Cesarean Section

When is a cesarian section absolutely necessary?  Cesarian Section In North America, births by cesarian sections average between 25 and 30% of all births. Of course, c-sections are major surgery and with that comes risks and [...]

Family Traditions

Family Traditions

Why creating your very own family traditions is so important. Family Traditions With the holiday season well upon us, it’s easy for families to get lost in the chaos of it all.  It’s why it’s so [...]

Father’s Role in Childbirth

Father’s Role in Childbirth

The important role dads and partners play in the delivery room. Father’s Role A few generations back, fathers weren’t even welcome in the delivery room, but were relegated to pace in the waiting room until the [...]

Homebirths

Homebirths

Are you considering childbirth at home?  Homebirths About 2% of births take place at home, and the verdict is still out on how safe they are. Some studies show that there’s higher infant mortality but less [...]

Preventing Bathtub Drownings

Preventing Bathtub Drownings

The importance of taking charge to prevent childhood bathtub drownings. Preventing Drowning When it comes to bathing children, parents must be vigilant. While objects like bathtub rings can offer a child a little support as you [...]