Posts by: Amy Gibson BCD, RECE

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - Back to School

Back To School – How to Prepare Young Children

How to Prepare Young Children for Back To School   September is just around the corner and I am sure there are many families,...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - Summer Fun

Guide To Summer Fun With The Kids

Parenting, Kids, and Summer Fun This summer is my first one home with both my children, ages 3 & 6 years old. I was a little worried...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - spinners

Fidget Spinners & ADHD – Helpful?

Fidget Spinners – Our Newest Craze! It seems as if all the children at my son’s school have them. I have even come across some...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - Parenting and solving conflict

Parenting & My Solving Conflict Strategies

Solving Conflict, My Parenting Strategies There is new research in solving conflict that is making me question some of my methods as a mom...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - how to discipline a toddler

How To Discipline A Toddler Through Positive Parenting

How To Discipline A Toddler Through Positive Parenting   One of the most challenging aspects of parenting is knowing how to discipline...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - child advocacy

Call To Advocacy For Children

Here’s My Call to Advocacy For Children As a parent and an RECE who supervises a childcare center I have come to realize that parents...

Dr Dina Kulik, Kids Health Blog - bullying

Bullying – Questions we Should Ask Our Kids

Bullying – Questions and Strategies Over the past several years bullying has reached new levels in terms of what it looks like....

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - social development in children

Social Development In Children – The Tricky Transition into Child Care

Social Development In Children – The Tricky Transition into Child Care   Daycare is a great place to foster social development...

Dr Dina Kulik Kidcrew Medical Kids Health Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping with Kids – My Child Has The Gimmie’s

It’s Happening – My Child Has The “Gimmie’s.” My family and I were shopping recently at toys r us for a...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - child care

How To Choose A Child Care Center

How To Choose A Child Care Center And What Questions Should You Ask   Childcare has evolved over the past few years from play to...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - stop whining

How To Encourage Our Children To Stop Whining

  My Tips to Encouraging Kids To Stop Whining   As a parent we are all familiar with whining, our children whine for various...

Camping With Kids

Camping and Kids – Rule One Is Chill   I have spoken to a lot of families who are all interested in camping with their children...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - toddler stages

Toddler Stages

Toddler Stages Explained As young children grow and pass through the Infant stage, they enter the tricky toddler stage. This is the age...

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - potty training

Potty Training 101

Potty Training Can Be Challenging Potty training can be a challenging thing to accomplish with your little one. In my experience in...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - social development in children, power struggle

Power Struggle Or Empower Your Child

Fostering Social Development In Children Through Empowerment Not a Power Struggle   Caught in a power struggle? Too often we as parents...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - how does learning happen

How Does Learning Happen?

What Is “How Does Learning Happen?” The new Childcare and Early Years Act is now following a new education component called...

Dr Dina Kulik, Kids Health Blog - Girls Learn Differently

How Boys and Girls Learn Differently

Boys and Girls Learn Differently, Here’s How   Teaching children from a young age about literacy will allow them to develop a...

Frustrated? Here's 10 alternatives to time out when time out doesn't work | Parenting | Tantrums | Discipline | DrDina.ca

10 Alternatives When Time Out Doesn’t Work

Frustrated? Here’s 10 alternatives to time out when time out doesn’t work As children grow and develop through the 5 domains...

Dr Dina Kids Health - Staying Safe on Halloween

Talking to Your Kids About Strangers and Staying Safe on Halloween

Halloween is a time for fun and exciting costumes, trying to scare others as well as getting to go out trick-or-treating with your...

what do I do when my child is having a temper tantrum?

What Do I Do When My Child Is Having a Temper Tantrum?

  A question I get asked a lot is: what do I do when my child is having a temper tantrum?  This is a tricky question to answer; we...