Category: Social Development

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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...

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...

Helpful Tips for Encouraging Language Development in Babies

Helpful Tips for Encouraging Language Development in Babies

Language Development Milestones – Encouraging Language Development in Babies As a Speech-Language Pathologist, I typically work with...

7 Tips to Curb Anxiety in Children and Teens

7 Tips to Curb Anxiety in Children and Teens

Do you remember how fearful you were learning a new skill like math, reading or writing? I do. I still have anxiety periodically,...

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Dear Mama Of The Crying Child

Dear Mama Of The Crying Child   When my son was just three years old, I walked him to kindergarten. I was ready for him to go, and I...

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What Does Anxiety Feel Like For Kids? How To Prep Your Child to Start School

What Does Anxiety Feel Like For Kids? How To Prep Your Child to Start School   As you start thinking about your child going to school...

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How To Fend Off Different Types of Bullying Part 2 – More Tips For Parents

How To Fend Off Different Types of Bullying Part 2 – More Tips For Parents   Unfortunately, different types of bullying are a phenomenon...

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Why I Am A Lover Of Lovies For Babies

Why I Am A Lover Of Lovies For Babies   In our house Dyl has his Doggies, Ry has his Gigis (giraffes), and baby J has his Ellas...

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Speaking Of Speech – Is Bilingualism A Reason To Seek Speech Therapy For Kids?

Speaking Of Speech – Is Bilingualism A Reason To Seek Speech Therapy For Kids?   Your native language is Spanish, and you want to...

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Baby Development Chart Round Two – Developmental Milestones Chart

Baby Development Chart Round Two – Developmental Milestones Chart Congratulations! You’ve made it through the first year and now your...

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Baby Development Chart: Is Your 0-12 Month Little One On Track?

Baby Development Chart: Is Your 0-12 Month Little One On Track?   As I head back to work following my maternity leave and sift through...

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Dementia

How To Talk To Your Kids About Dementia   Having a great- grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease, I often grapple with how to explain...

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All Games For Kids And You To Enjoy Together – Activities For Kids At Home – Part 2

All Games For Kids And You To Enjoy Together – Activities For Kids At Home – Part 2   Here are some additional activities for...

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All Games For Kids And You To Enjoy Together – Activities For Kids At Home – Part 1

All Games For Kids And You To Enjoy Together – Activities For Kids At Home – Part 1   It’s a rainy day, too hot to go...

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I’m A Model, Do You Know What I Mean? Role Modelling For Your Kids

I’m A Model, Do You Know What I Mean?  Role Modelling For Your Kids   I think this is an oft-overlooked aspect of parenting that...

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May Is MASTURBATION Month

May Is MASTURBATION Month   There I said it. Shocking as the word and act are to many, masturbation is a normal aspect of childhood...

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What Does Resilience Mean? Does My Child Have Resilience?

What Does Resilience Mean? Does My Child Have Resilience?   In the early stages of life children are dependent on their parents to...