Sara Dimerman

Sara Dimerman
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Sara Dimerman is an Ontario-based psychologist and author of five books (three for parents). Sara began helping parents even before her daughters, now in their twenties, were born, and feels fortunate to have learnt the skills she needed, as she taught them to others.

Helping A Reluctant Potty Trainer

Potty training can be tricky. Even though it's frustrating, the most important thing you can do is be patient and wait for your child's cues.

Do I need a routine for my baby?

Everyone wants to know when your baby eats, sleeps and poops. Don’t let schedules and lists stress you out.

Is your kid a hoarder?

It can be hard, but it's important to realize the importance of letting go.

How to get a handle on holiday stress

Are your holidays brimming with joy or teeming with anxiety? If it's the latter, we have tips to help you through.

How to communicate with your kid’s teacher

Establish a productive relationship with your child’s teacher from day one.

Dealing with new-parent anxiety

Wracked with new-parent anxiety? It's totally normal. Here are ways to deal with it.

How to help your child handle stage fright

Kids often get nervous in front of crowds, but facing the fear can help.

Setting limits on screen time

Screen time can be difficult to enforce, especially when we're obsessed with screens ourselves. Here's how to set limits for your family.

How to handle those dreaded temper tantrums

Temper tantrums come in different shapes and sizes. From a quick foot stomping to a major meltdown, and everything in between.

How to talk to your kids about traumatic events

Despite our awareness that the world does not feel quite as safe as it did when many of us were young, there are still ways for us to help our children feel protected and safe.