Home School Teens

14 amazing gifts for $50 or less

If you're struggling to find the perfect thing, or just looking for some inspo, we dedicate this roundup of gifts—priced at $50 and under—to you. 

How plus-size model Denise Bidot talks to her daughter about body positivity

As the first plus-size model to walk multiple runways during New York Fashion Week, Denise Bidot strives to have daily talks with her 10-year-old daughter about body positivity. 

How the media portrays females is affecting girls—and boys

Despite decades of advancements in gender equality, stereotypes persist in today’s media. From overly sexualized female characters on big and small screens, to rampant stories of misogyny in the daily news, parents are navigating a minefield. How can we teach girls—and boys—to tell truth from fiction?

Keep your child visible and safe in all conditions

Janice Biehn, Editor of ParentsCanada, recently tested out a new product perfect for Halloween!  The Albedo100 Reflective Sprays are designed to keep your child visible and safe in all conditions.  Not only are they safe for your child, but also odorless, rain resistant and easy to wash off.

Campers not-so-happy? Don’t despair!

Here are some tips for handling homesickness, and steps to take to avoid it in the first place.

Make Healthy Me Week a catalyst for change in your home

A new survey of more than 1,500 ParentsCanada readers shows that almost three-quarters consider themselves role models for healthy living for their children. But many face challenges such as cost and lack of time when it comes to being active, eating well and managing a healthy lifestyle.

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.

When parent discipline goes viral

There’s a fine line between discipline and humiliation. If you’re trying to teach your child a lesson, steer clear of viral embarrassment.

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