Are We Going Overboard To Make Childhood Magical?

These days, it’s basically a full-time job to build whimsy into our kids’ lives.

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Tips For Maxing Out Holiday Fun While Keeping A Routine

While everyone loves holidays, no one loves trying to get kids back on track come January. Here are our tips and tricks to avoid festive FOMO while still sticking (mostly) to routine.

14 holiday cookies to make right now

Holiday baking can be as complicated or as simple as you want. We covered all the bases with these A+ cookie recipes, so no matter what you choose, your holiday noshing will be delicious.

Flame-free menorah

Nothing beats the excitement of counting down the days, or minutes, to the big celebration.

Expecting

Why do I have bright red cheeks during pregnancy?

There are a lot of reasons why you might experience red, rosy cheeks during your pregnancy.

Can I Eat Sushi While Pregnant?

There's so many things to avoid during pregnancy, but do you really need to quit sushi, too? We asked a doctor to weigh in.

What To Expect After Giving Birth

You've just given birth, now what? Your body will experience a lot of changes as it heals, here's how to know what's normal and what's not.

How to deal with sleep problems during pregnancy

A baby bump can make a good night’s sleep seem impossible. Read on for tips to help you get a proper rest.

Baby

How to save up for a mat leave

Congratulations, you’re having a baby. Now is the time to start squirreling away money for a smooth mat leave. We've got easy tips to help you get started.

Ways to help when your baby has colic

If your baby won’t settle, it could be colic. Here’s what to do.

Is it a good idea to bed share with your kids?

There are a lot of opinions when it comes to co-sleeping. Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Safe sleep guidelines for infants

As a new parent, your number one job is keeping your baby safe, and that starts with sleep.There are a lot of dos and don'ts, we asked a doctor to break it down.

Toddler

An age-by-age guide to coping with separation anxiety

Separation anxiety is normal for babies and small children In the first two to three months. Here's how to deal as they grow older.

Time-Out Tactics to Help You Both Keep Your Cool

A cooling off period, along with communication, can go a long way.

How to curb your child’s nose picking

It's gross, but it's also kids being kids. If your child is a nose picker, don’t punish; just hand over a tissue.

The importance of teaching resilience

We bend over backwards to give them every advantage in life. Well, that’s all well and good, Mom and Dad, but there’s something missing in that list of admirable character traits: resilience. And the question is, in this era of parenting, are we letting our kids fall down enough?

Preschool

The benefits of sharing a bedroom

For many parents, each child having his or her own bedroom is ideal. But sometimes it’s not possible, nor even preferable. Don’t sweat it. There are lots of benefits to bunking together.

Try these tips to get your kids to sleep

According to a study, consistent nighttime routine can help your child fall asleep faster, sleep better and experience fewer and shorter night wakings.

End meltdowns with meditation and mindfulness

At home, parents can remove noisy distractions and devices, set up a quiet space to practise sitting and listen to their breathing together.

4 ways to teach kids empathy

When kids are unkind, we need to remember that they’re not intentionally trying to be hurtful. But as they grow, it's important to instil a sense of empathy. Here's how. 

School Age

Milestones to expect in the school years

School age children usually have excellent memories and a capacity to absorb new information. Boys and girls develop differently from ages five to 10. Here's what to expect.

What to do when your child won’t stop talking

When is your child expressing themselves too much?

Are you signing up your kids for too many activities?

Here's how to know if you've bitten off more than you can chew.

Son is concerned about size of genitalia

Dr. Marla help. My son is 10 years old and he is concerned that his penis is too small.

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