Monitor the amount of time your family is spending in front of screens – watching television, using the computer, hypnotized by video games or playing on phones or iPads.
Rewards are agreed upon by parent and child before points are earned.
A mix of down time, structured activities and family time benefits everyone.
A study from the University of Missouri found that 94 percent of autistic children benefited from owning a dog or other small pet, reporting gains in responsibility, assertiveness and social skills.
When your family tunes in to a game, watch for these successful pro athletes who also demonstrate outstanding values and character.
Parents can help their children with this transition. It takes patience and understanding, and the freedom to allow them to express what they’re feeling.
We tell our kids to do their best and have fun, so why doesn’t that logic apply to parents, too?
Help your child deal with the pressures of standardized testing.
Canada’s growing diversity should mean racism is a thing of the past, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. What can parents do to promote acceptance of all colours, cultures and creeds? QUITE A BIT.
My daughter in Grade 5 has brought home a letter from school saying that they will be starting a sex ed unit. What should I expect and how should I handle her questions?