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Should all classmates get invited to your kid’s birthday?

The whole class, or just a few friends? That is the birthday party dilemma. Two moms and an expert weigh in.

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.

End meltdowns with meditation and mindfulness

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

Let’s talk about parental anxiety (and how to help curb it)

It's normal to feel anxiety and want to protect your kid from every little thing, but If the daily rigours of parenting make you as if like you’re under a dark cloud, here’s how to find a little sunshine. 

4 ways to teach kids empathy

When kids are unkind, we need to remember that they’re not intentionally trying to be hurtful. But as they grow, it's important to instil a sense of empathy. Here's how. 

How to make a cute DIY chore chart

Maybe the kids will be more into their weekly chores if you spend a crafternoon making an adorable chore-tracking system.

10 tips to help your kids make friends in a new country

Good friends are an important support system for kids, particularly when settling into a new environment. There are many ways parents can help to encourage and nurture these growing relationships.

3 proven ways to set your daughter up for success

How you can feel confident you’re raising a confident girl.

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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.

How to teach your kids to be good sports

Got a sore loser or smug winner in the house? These kiddos don’t make great team players and suck the fun out of the game. We asked a coach for pro tips on how to get your crew to play fair.

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