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Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

Whether your kid is excited to start kindergarten, or a little apprehensive, we've listed some skills to help you both get on the right track.

Preschool Milestones (3 to 5 Years): What to Watch For

Before you know it, your sweet little babe is a preschooler (honestly, it’s going to feel like it happened overnight). This age is so fun, and you’re about to watch your toddler really come into their own on their personality. Here are some of the milestones to look for, as your child moves into this next phase of growth and development.

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?

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