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How to avoid overusing negative words

Count the number of times you find yourself saying (yelling) “don’t,” “no” and “stop it” each day. Now learn how to, er, stop it.

Bringing kids to weddings (and other etiquette advice)

Three wedding pros share their tried-and-true tips for nice nuptials.

8 Ways To Make Old Toys Seem New Again

If your child is losing interest in her playthings, or you’re tired of finding abandoned toys all over the house, try these tips to regain a sense of order and keep things fresh at playtime.

Time-Out Tactics to Help You Both Keep Your Cool

A cooling off period, along with communication, can go a long way.

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. 

How to tell if a late walker is a cause for concern

Is your kiddo taking his time moving from crawling to walking? Don't fret just yet.

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.

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.

How to curb your fussy eater

Got a picky eater on your hands? Registered dietitian Jill Wallace offers the tips to ensure mealtime goes off without a hitch.

How to nurture your toddler’s creative side

Expose your children to different situations and mediums for inspiration. A box of crayons is a good start, but here’s how to go further.

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