Older Children

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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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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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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10 Tips for School Success

Success in school doesn’t happen without parental support. Whether your son happily skips off to kindergarten or your daughter trudges ...
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Back to School Anxiety – Tips to Help Kids With School Stress

Back to school can be an exciting and anxious time for our kids. After summer holidays, they are not always ...
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Help! My Seven Year Old Won’t Eat!

I can still remember when my son, now 7 years old, was about 1 1/2 years old. Every night at ...
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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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