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Help kids learn to cope with stress

Kids get anxious. Hard stop. But news flash: cortisol (some, anyway) isn’t only inevitable, it’s good for everyone. It’s all about healthy ways to deal.

The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia is a must-watch with your tween

Inspirational, smart and full of diversity, *Alexa, play The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia on Netflix*

How to teach racial acceptance

Canada’s growing diversity should mean racism is a thing of the past, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. What can parents do to promote acceptance of all colours, cultures and creeds? QUITE A BIT.

How to communicate with your kid’s teacher

Establish a productive relationship with your child’s teacher from day one.

Back-to-School Jitters: Shyness or Anxiety?

Going back to school is exciting for many kids, but for others, just thinking about school can trigger social anxiety.

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.

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.

How Should I Start The Puberty Conversation?

The whole “we need to talk about your changing body” talk isn’t necessarily easy (or comfortable, or pleasant) for parents. (Us included.) Don’t worry— we asked a paediatrician for some help.

Are Sleepovers Good Or Bad?

This might seem like a silly question (so much fun, no?) but it’s actually a pretty contentious issue. When we asked our readers, we were surprised how devisive the response was. Read on for the pros and cons of slumber parties.

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