Category: Social Development

To teach compassion to your kids is no small thing, but here's some ways to model good behaviour from Dr. Dina that will make it a little easier.

How to Teach Compassion to Your Kids

To teach compassion to your kids is no small thing, but here’s some ways to model good behaviour from Dr. Dina that will make it a...

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What Is Play Therapy And Is It Right For Your Child?

 What Is Play Therapy And Is It Right For Your Child?   There is a common uncertainty among parents as to what constitutes play...

Your Kid Hurt My Kid: Now What?

Your Kid Hurt My Kid: Now What?

Seldom is there more anger than when a mama bear’s cub gets injured. Should a fellow kindergartner toss out a few typical teases,...

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How Parents Can Help Kids Handle Teasing and Bullying?

Parents Helping Kids Handle Teasing and Bullying?   75% of people report having experienced teasing and bullying. Some teasing can be...

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How To Discipline A Toddler – Do Timeouts Work?

How To Discipline A Toddler – Do Timeouts Work?   Having to discipline children is something that every parent has to deal with....

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Social Development In Children

Social Development In Children   We all know how important it is to have friendships, people we like and who like us, and people we...

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Five Ways To Help Build Your Child’s Independence

Build Your Child’s Independence – Here’s How   Some days as a parent, I find myself questioning whether or not I’m...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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8 Tips to Curb Mommy itis (and Get a Moment to Yourself)

8 Tips to Curb Mommy itis (and Get a Moment to Yourself)   I have two toddlers, a three-year-old and an almost two-year-old. I am also...

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Reducing Tension and Anxiety

From HALT to FUEL Steps to Reducing Tension and Anxiety in Parent-Child Interactions   It’s 5:38 pm. Dinner isn’t made. You’ve...

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Helping Your Child Feel Safe – Healthy Child Attachment Stategies

Child Attachment Strategies Helping Your Child Feel Safe Enough To Be Their Own Dora The “Explorer”   We have all seen the...

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How to Deal w Toddler Fears & Scaredy-Cats

Is Your Toddler a Scaredy-Cat? It was storming today with tons of thunder and lightening. My kids have never been the fearful type; they...

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How Does Handedness in Babies Develop and When?

Handedness in Babies, What Parents Need to Know   While handedness in babies may begin showing by the time they begin to pick up...

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Bilingualism: What You Should Know

Bilingualism:  What You Should Know About Bilingualism And Your Child’s Language Development.    Your native language is Spanish,...

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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...

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Kids and Pets – is it a good idea or a bad one?

Kids and Pets and Our Parents’ Bias Kids and pets is always a hot topic. I confess, I am biased in favor of pets. For us, two kids...

Books can be a helpful tool in fighting bullies. Here's three great books for Bullying Awareness Week.

Three Must-Read Books for Bullying Awareness Week

Books can be a helpful tool in fighting bullies. Here’s three great books for Bullying Awareness Week. Chances are at some point in...

Weaning off a soother can be a stressful time for parents and toddlers. Here's some helpful age-appropriate tips to get them to go without. | Parenting | DrDina.ca

Helpful Tips For Weaning Off a Soother

Weaning off a soother can be a stressful time for parents and toddlers. Here’s some helpful age-appropriate tips to get them to go...