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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.

Dealing with mean girls

Here’s some Mean Girl Management 101 for you and your daughter.

Talking To Kids Who Feel Too Old For Booster Seats

If your child is fighting back to ditch the booster and sit upfront prematurely, you’re going to need to put on the brakes. Here’s how.

Got A Shy Child? Here’s How To Help

If your child is uncomfortable socializing with the other children, she may be shy. Here's how to help her climb out of her shell.

Raising body-positive kids (in a not-so-body-positive world)

We spoke to four experts about how to best help kids learn to love themselves. (And if you could use a confidence boost, take a cue from these parents.)

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?

How to curb a tattletale

Tattling is part of everyday life for a child—from toddlerhood through to later years. Here's how to help curb it.

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.

5 ways to get kids to talk about their day

Tired of the one-word answers when you ask your kid to talk about their day? Try these five tips to get the conversation rolling. 

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.

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