A new survey of more than 1,500 ParentsCanada readers shows that almost three-quarters consider themselves role models for healthy living for their children. But many face challenges such as cost and lack of time when it comes to being active, eating well and managing a healthy lifestyle.
If you think the phenomenon of young people staring like zombies at smartphone screens begins in the teenage years, you’d be mistaken.
While learning about your son or daughter’s feelings for another person can be a sweet moment, it’s best to remember this is your child’s experience.
Seeing blood gush out of your little one’s nose can send any parent into a panic, but more often than not, a nosebleed is nothing to worry about.
If your child is struggling with disordered eating, here are some tips for coping.
Parents often walk a tight rope between embracing and controlling the technology in their children’s world. We want to make sure our kids are equipped with the knowledge to thrive in the digital world, yet we also want to protect them from cyberbullies, online sexual activity (ranging from viewing porn to sexting) and even just crossing the street or driving safely without being distracted by texting.
Tips to balance fun and performance during out-of-town competitions.
Establish a productive relationship with your child’s teacher from day one.
Parents can play a huge role in fostering play in their children’s lives. When parents are able to play well with their kids, it can help teach them to play collaboratively with other children.
Anyone who’s ever parented tweens on the cusp of teenhood knows the constant pushing for more freedom and more stuff – followed by the unwillingness to take no for an answer – can be exhausting.
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