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It’s time for an updated drug talk with your kids

With so much talk about legalizing marijuana, it’s time for the drug talk again.

How to help your tween safely navigate social media

If you think the phenomenon of young people staring like zombies at smartphone screens begins in the teenage years, you’d be mistaken.

Grow your kids’ interest in nature with a butterfly garden

An Ontario family plants a butterfly garden and their children bloom.

A playful approach to discipline

5 reasons why kids misbehave, and why discipline won’t fix them.

What does it mean if your child is “gifted”?

According to the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC), “Gifted individuals are those who demonstrate outstanding levels of aptitude or competence in one or more domains.”

Boost your child’s self-confidence with a systematic approach to independence

Anyone who’s ever parented tweens on the cusp of teenhood knows the constant pushing for more freedom and more stuff – followed by the unwillingness to take no for an answer – can be exhausting.

School advice from parents who have been there, done that

Ever get the feeling that parents of older children know the secrets to school success? We poured them a coffee and asked them to spill the beans.

Roughhousing is an important part of play

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

How to get your tween to try new foods

Your tween is starting to want more independence, and this can make it even more difficult to handle their picky eating habits.

How to deal with cutting and other forms of self-harm

If you're concerned your teen could be struggling with emotions, look for these changes in behaviour.

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