3 Things To Remember Before You See Your Kid's Report Card

3 Things To Remember Before You See Your Kid's Report Card

Kristy Woudstra  06.24.2015
It's the end of the school year for many students across Canada and with that comes their annual report cards (sorry, Toronto parents,...
Don't Ban The iPad... Here's The Upside To Technology

Don't Ban The iPad... Here's The Upside To Technology

Kristy Woudstra  06.18.2015
Parenting expert Alyson Schafer explains the benefits to kids and technology.
Risks Of Making Everything Fair For Your Kids

Risks Of Making Everything Fair For Your Kids

Alyson Schafer  06.12.2015
Sometimes it seems like our children spend their entire waking lives tallying all the injustices between them and their siblings. “NOT...
Stop Refereeing Your Kids' Fights

Stop Refereeing Your Kids' Fights

Kristy Woudstra  06.10.2015
When our kids bicker and fight, it's so hard not to intervene. After all, we just want peace and tranquility in the house. But refereeing...
Signs Your 'Consequences' Are Punishments In Disguise

Signs Your 'Consequences' Are Punishments In Disguise

Alyson Schafer  06. 5.2015
Chloe wouldn’t clean up her toys after dinner so her mother, who knew better than to yell or spank, tried to use positive discipline...
How To Teach Your Kids Good Homework Habits

How To Teach Your Kids Good Homework Habits

Isabelle Khoo  06. 3.2015
Getting children to do their homework can be a struggle. After all, who wants to do extra learning at home? But if you teach your kids...
Why Parents Should Embrace Crop Tops

Why Parents Should Embrace Crop Tops

Alyson Schafer  05.29.2015
This week, Toronto students decided to wear crop tops after their school deemed them inappropriate. The fallout has created national attention....
Lies Parents Tell Themselves Before The Baby Arrives

Lies Parents Tell Themselves Before The Baby Arrives

Isabelle Khoo  05.27.2015
It’s common for people to fantasize about what life will be like after having a baby, but in reality, parenthood isn’t always as it...
Your Parenting Style Needs To Grow With Your Kid

Your Parenting Style Needs To Grow With Your Kid

Alyson Schafer  05.14.2015
As parents, we are keenly aware that our children grow in stages. And our parenting styles need to change with them. Here, Alyson Schafer...
Why Your Kids Don't Actually Need Swimming Lessons

Why Your Kids Don't Actually Need Swimming Lessons

Isabelle Khoo  05.13.2015
With summer just around the corner, you’ve probably already started thinking about enrolling your kids in swimming lessons. After all,...
How To Talk To Your Kids About Ontario Teachers' Work To Rule

How To Talk To Your Kids About Ontario Teachers' Work To Rule

Isabelle Khoo  05.11.2015
After months of unsuccessful negotiations with the province, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that it...
Should Toddlers Play With Makeup?

Should Toddlers Play With Makeup?

Kristy Woudstra  05. 8.2015
Toddlers and preschoolers often love to try on lipstick, paint their nails or brush on some blush. But is playing with makeup innocent...
Why Sticker Charts Are Risky Business For Kids

Why Sticker Charts Are Risky Business For Kids

Alyson Schafer  05. 7.2015
We need to take a serious look at the sticker chart systems that have taken hold in this country. Just because they are mainstream doesn’t...
How To Divorce: 5 Best Practices For Telling The Kids You're Separating

How To Divorce: 5 Best Practices For Telling The Kids You're Separating

Alyson Schafer  05. 6.2015
Deciding to get a divorce is tough, especially if you have children. Parents can be in anguish over how to break the news to their children....
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