Social change starts with understanding.
Alyson Schafer is a recognized media personality. She is one of Canada's leading authorities on parenting and is the resident expert for CTV News, CBC's The World This Weekend, The Marilyn Denis Show as well as sitting on the health advisory board for Chatelaine Magazine, and being an ask the expert columnist for Today's Parent Magazine. She has been recognized as one of the top 25 Canadians to follow on Twitter. <br> <br> Alyson is a best selling author of three parenting books: <em>Breaking The Good Mom Myth</em>, <em>Honey, I Wrecked The Kids</em>, and <em>Ain't Misbehavin'</em>. An international speaker, Alyson presented at the inaugural TedxKids talks in Belgium last year and is now looking forward to her upcoming speaking tour in Japan. <br> <br> Probably her best credentials and testimonial: Alyson is the mother of two teenage daughters who think she is doing a great job!
Fear of messing up is a big deterrent.
06/25/2019 16:49 EDT
The picture we paint of what it means to be “successful” is both limiting and inaccurate.
05/31/2019 19:03 EDT
Small changes in language can create a more accepting school atmosphere.
08/29/2018 11:51 EDT
If dads have never experienced nurturing from their own fathers, showing emotion can be a challenge.
06/25/2018 10:47 EDT
Kids of tech-addicted parents have shown higher rates of depression and anxiety.
06/19/2018 11:03 EDT
The group is making up a growing number of the population in Canada.
06/18/2018 10:28 EDT
You're not alone.
04/27/2018 14:06 EDT
The rewards outweigh the arguments.
04/20/2018 12:52 EDT
There is no correct way to mourn.
04/10/2018 10:25 EDT
Are we searching for Easter eggs or afikomen?
03/29/2018 13:31 EDT
It can make such a big difference.
01/19/2018 11:20 EST
Studies have shown there's a correlation between chaotic homes and behavioural problems in kids.
01/05/2018 10:30 EST
It's important they learn the confidence to voice their opinion.
12/29/2017 10:31 EST
And how to make it easier for our children.
12/22/2017 10:39 EST
'Tis the season to give back.
12/15/2017 12:58 EST
It can be done.
12/08/2017 11:49 EST
They can get particularly competitive during the holidays.
12/01/2017 11:23 EST
It can get overwhelming.
11/24/2017 12:21 EST
They're not "tougher."
11/17/2017 11:31 EST
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