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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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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