How to Teach Your Children to Play on Their Own

Let’s be honest – all parents sometimes dream of a child playing independently for as long as possible, while mom or dad could do all their household chores combining them with their remote work. The paradox of the situation is… Continue Reading >

Helping Your Child Write

One thing I often hear as a teacher is the difficulty of getting reluctant writers to write. Unfortunately, despite all the advances in technology, writing is still a very important skill to learn, however, for our children, writing isn’t as… Continue Reading >

Important steps to improve your child’s sleep, the 2-5 year old edition

Sleep is a vital aspect of a child’s development, especially during the formative years of 2 to 5. As parents, understanding the intricacies of toddler sleep can greatly impact both their well-being and yours creating a happier, healthier household. Let’s… Continue Reading >

Starting the day right – setting your child up for a successful day.

Have you ever thought about how the start of the day affects your child’s day at school? How we start our day really does set us up for how the rest of our day runs, which is why starting the… Continue Reading >

Understanding the Dangers of Child and Teen Online Activity

Do you know what your children are doing online? The digital world has moved so fast for parents that many don’t understand how their kids are being influenced or targeted online. They underestimate the disastrous consequences of internet bullying, low… Continue Reading >

How to talk to your child about racism

By Maria Thattil   Educating your child about racism and how to speak to others when someone appears to be “different” from what is perceived to be “the norm” is not simple. Kids are naturally curious; this curiosity can manifest… Continue Reading >

Top 10 tips to ease your child’s separation anxiety

Separation anxiety is common among children of all ages. It’s the normal fear expressed when removed from their mothers or caregivers. It starts as early as 7 months and continues, but we can help ease out that feeling as early… Continue Reading >

Preparing For School When Your Child Has Allergies

Starting school is a big step for any child. Add food allergies to the mix, and it can make parents feel extremely anxious. However, remember there are hundreds of children who attend school with allergies successfully with no incidents. Managing allergies at school… Continue Reading >

7 Steps to Beat Childhood Eczema: An Expert Guide

Eczema is a common skin issue that can cause discomfort and pain, affecting your child’s daily life. It has been estimated that 1 in 10 individuals develops eczema during their lifetime.  The prevalence peaks in early childhood between two to… Continue Reading >

Debunking Myths Of Child Sexual Abuse

If parents knew what I knew, they would do things differently with their kids’. That is the thought that runs excessively through my mind after 10 years as a specialist child interviewer and a detective, interviewing victims and investigating cases… Continue Reading >