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8 Parenting Myths Debunked

You've heard them before. Things like "pacifiers are bad" or "you won't sleep again." Dr. Dina sheds some light on eight age-old parenting misconceptions.

6 tips for encouraging kids to write

Penning letters and jotting down stories and plays are all ways to get your kids to practise writing. (And we bet they won’t even notice.)

Will swearing in front of my kids %#$* them up?

Deputy editor Lisa Van De Geyn speaks to a child psychologist and potty-mouth parents (*raises hand*) to answer this %#$&*@% question.

Is your kid a hoarder?

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

Do older siblings have too much influence on younger ones?

Almost all younger siblings have the innate desire to mimic their older sibling. While we can't expect older siblings to parent their younger brothers and sisters, they can be positive role models. Here's how.

Turn these 6 nasty hygiene habits into good ones

Teaching hygiene to your kids may seem like a losing battle, but here are ways to deal with the worst offenders.

How to manage FOMO parenting

Not only are your friends experiencing life to its fullest, so are their kids. And thanks to social media, you’re going to hear all about it. Don't let fear of missing out call the shots.

How to teach racial acceptance

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.

Is parenting harder than ever before?

Many things are a lot easier today than they were 20 or 30 years ago. Experts say parenting isn’t one of them.

Do you need to buy your baby’s domain name?

In the future, your wee babe may appreciate that you saved his domain when it comes to staking claim in an email address. Ashton and Mila did it—should you, too?

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