Tips to deal with bullying: Create a safe environment where children can thrive

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 11:39:58 +0000

Bullying should not be tolerated as it is a serious issue in our society that can negatively impacts your child’s academic performance, as well as social, emotional, physical and mental health.

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Ease your child’s transition to school in Canada with these 10 storybooks

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 13:54:36 +0000

From preschool to kindergarten to high school, starting school in September comes with mixed feelings of excitement and anxiety for both students and their parents. While anxious feelings are common, it is still important for parents to help ease their children’s transition to school as best they can. Start with a positive attitude and outlook. […]

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Make this a summer of learning and fun for your children!

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 06:20:56 +0000

School is out for the summer, but it does not mean that learning has to stop. Whatever your summer plans are, there are plenty of opportunities for families to incorporate learning while having fun.

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5 ways to get kids moving and off their screens

Credit to Author: Dr. George I. Traitses| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 13:14:27 +0000

Sometimes it seems as if slowing children down is parents’ biggest challenge, but with video games, television, fast food and a vast array of other couch-promoting activities on the rise, keeping Canadian kids active is actually a growing concern. What can you do to promote regular physical activity? Here are five outside-the-box ways to get […]

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Are you a distracted parent? Time to put the phone down

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Tue, 03 May 2022 14:49:18 +0000

Most of us are aware of the danger of distracted driving, especially texting while driving, but not many think about the harm caused by distracted parenting. Distracted parenting can come in many forms — parents may be overwhelmed with stress, work or other issues, but, more and more, parents are distracted with digital devices. While […]

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As kids’ activities reopen, parents share insights about keeping families active during COVID-19 shutdowns

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 13:21:46 +0000

The article looks at COVID-19’s impact on children’s activity levels and parents’ plans for returning their children to physical activities or sport – are they planning to wait until after the pandemic had ended?

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Gardening with young children: Here’s to a fun and active family affair!

Credit to Author: Cheryl Song| Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2022 18:31:23 +0000

As we head into spring, there is no better time to explore gardening with children.  From digging soil, planting seeds, smelling flowers, hearing birds chirping, or tasting the harvest, gardening is an activity suitable for everyone in family.

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