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3 Tips for Raising Active, Healthy Children

11 January 2019

It is extremely easy for children to entertain themselves these days. With so many streaming services, electronic devices and video game consoles available, kids can spend hours “plugged in.” This can be helpful when you need time to complete your chores or relax at the end of a long day, but you also want to make sure that your kids are leading a healthy, active and balanced lifestyle…

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How to Create a Healthy Indoor Environment at Home?

20 November 2018

If you live in a four-season climate, you and your children will spend a lot of time indoors during the winter and also in the spring and fall. Unless a child suffers from seasonal allergies (which are usually controlled with medication), they can enjoy fresh air during the summertime.

What about during the rest of the year? How can you create a “fresh air” environment inside your home? Here are some ideas…

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4 ways to limit your child’s screen time

8 June 2018

Children need to be computer literate if they want to succeed in school and, eventually, in a career. When they are younger, however, the problem is usually not teaching them how to use a computer, but limiting their screen time so that they can learn other skills.

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5 Tips for Discussing Sex with Your Kids

29 December 2017

In a previous article, we discussed how there is no ideal age for talking about sexuality with children. It is important to approach the topic as soon as they begin asking questions and to provide them with an answer that is appropriate for their language and understanding level. Here are a few tips for addressing the topic of sexuality with your kids more effectively.

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How can ADHD in your child be diagnosed?

23 November 2017

Attention and Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder with or without hyperactivity affect about 3 to 5% of children. How do you know if your child suffers from this and what should you do if he or she does?

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What if my child is bullied at school?

16 June 2017

Bullying is a social phenomenon that may begin very early in young people. Indeed, at the primary school level, various forms of this behaviour can play a role in undermining your child’s morale and destroying his or her sense of self-esteem. However, the child may not tell you about being a victim of bullying. Here are a few tips to follow if your child is facing bullying at school.