Older Children

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7 Easy Ideas for Organizing Kids Artwork

In school, kids are encouraged to create, draw, colour, paint and build. These activities can certainly stimulate children, and help ...
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Parenting in the Middle Years

Ages 5 -12 You won’t see many news reports on children between the ages of five to twelve. Hardly any ...
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Grading Your Child’s Friends

Peer Grading is a parenting tool that parents use to grade their child's friends to protect them from negative influences ...
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Helping Your Child Deal With Grief

Recently, a close friend died very unexpectedly. Linda was in good health, a very vivacious woman: full of life. In ...
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Is it Spying or Just Good Parenting?

Is it spying or just good parenting? Monitoring kids and their cell phone activity. We have all heard a lot ...
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Preventing Children’s Deaths in Hot Cars

A parent’s worst nightmare is something happening to their child. Compound that nightmare by knowing it was preventable and was ...
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Bullying – When the Teacher is the Bully

There is a lot of talk about bullying these days -- and thank goodness there is! I have been heading ...
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Tips for Helping Children with Bullying

Tips for a child who bullies others: 1. Take every incident or report of bullying behaviour seriously: don’t dismiss any ...
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Prevent Drowning- This Summer and Always

Recently I watched a story on our local TV news about a toddler that fell into his family’s backyard pond ...
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Puberty And Sexuality In Adolescents With Disabilities

Sexuality is a part of everyone’s life. All too often the perception is that people with developmental and/or cognitive disabilities ...
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