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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.

Selective mutism: How to encourage verbal interaction

Is your child "so shy" that they won't even speak? It may be selective mutism.

Bringing kids to weddings (and other etiquette advice)

Three wedding pros share their tried-and-true tips for nice nuptials.

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.

What to do when your child won’t stop talking

When is your child expressing themselves too much?

What to do when self-soothing behaviours become a problem

Fortunately, many habits, like thumb-sucking and nail-biting, diminish with time and self-awareness. But sometimes the bad habit can fester into something unsightly or even unsanitary. Here's how to help your kid curb it.

Help end meltdowns with meditation

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

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?

Does your kid get jealous when you don’t give them all your attention?

Although most parents worry about not giving their children enough attention, giving too much attention has its drawbacks too.

One-minute mindfulness: Take a puppy break

When life gets busy, it’s easy to focus more on knocking items off of the to-do list and less on what you need to do | for yourself. And this isn’t just true for parents; kids can get overwhelmed by life too.

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