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How to change your kids’ spoiled behaviour

Sure, it takes a village to raise a child, but what happens when tribe members insist on spoiling your wee one?

How to curb your child’s need to talk about their bathroom business

Words like pee-pee, poo-poo and bum-bum are adorable, while potty training. In the years that follow? Not so much.

Roughhousing is an important part of play

If your kids like roughhousing, don’t fret. It’s an important part of development.

How to deal with aggression in preschoolers

Physical aggression, such as biting, kicking, hair pulling and pushing others, occurs in most preschoolers, and usually decreases with age.


Preschoolers can handle the truth. Here’s how.

Honesty is the best policy, with a dash of sensitivity.

Ask Dr. Marla: Why Rs are hard to say

It is one of the later sounds that many children develop and it is not unusual to still have some difficulty at age five.

Bringing a copycat sibling out of the shadows

Here's how to look for opportunities to let your child share their opinions and to foster their individuality.

Understanding fear based responses in children

Find out what Dr Susan Dundas, Child Psychiatrist at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, has to say on the topic of fear based responses in children.

Help Me Sara: Are kids really incapable?

Is your child really incapable of some tasks, or just brilliant at playing dumb?

What advice can you give a parent who’s considering putting their child on medication for a mental health problem?

Find out what Dr Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, has to say on the topic of medication for a child's mental health problem.

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