Category: Parenting

Dr Dina Kulik Kids Health - Reward Ideas

5 Reward Ideas for Kids

5 New Reward Ideas for Kids Most parents have tried some kind of reward chart for their children. Stickers are an easy go to and most...

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 2

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....

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 shares her (unexpected) experience of going into labor for the first time and nothing going exactly as planned. | Pregnancy | Parenting | Newborn | DrDina.ca

Going Into Labor for the First Time – Dr. Dina’s Story

Dr. Dina shares her (unexpected) experience of going into labor for the first time. One might think that, as a doctor, I would be well...

Dr Dina Kulik, Kids Health Blog - successful parenting

Successful Parenting Starts With Consistency

Successful Parenting? There Is An Answer Often time parents ask me “why won’t my kids listen to me?” This is the million-dollar...

Dr Dina Kulik, Kids Health Blog - challenge as a mother

My Biggest Challenge as a Mother

My biggest challenge as a mother, the “no, no, ok fine” phenomenon   We all have our challenges as parents. For me, a mom of...

Dr Dina Kulik - Kids Health Blog

Charts For Kids – A Child’s Best Friend

Charts For Kids A Child’s and Parent’s Best Friend! (Appropriate for kids aged 3 years and up)   So what are charts for...

Dr Dina Kulik - Kids Health Blog - teaching children

Should You Be Teaching Children About War and Injustice?

Teaching Children About War and Injustice   Should we be teaching children about this difficult topic? With recent tragedies and...

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...

When tragedies happen, you may be unsure how to teach your children about terrorism, war, and violence. Here's some tips from pediatrician Dr. Dina | Parenting | DrDina.ca

Should You Teach Your Children About Terrorism?

When tragedies happen, you may be unsure how to teach your children about terrorism, war, and violence. Here’s some tips: With recent...

Sex educator Jill pond says the double standard leads to shame and misconception. We need to teach our girls masturbation is okay for them, too. | Sex Education | Health | DrDina.ca

Teach Girls Masturbation, It’s Okay

To teach girls masturbation is okay – the double standard of acceptable behavior in boys and girls leads to shame and misconception....

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...

As Dad, It’s My Right to Drive My Kids Crazy. Science Backs Me Up

As Dad, It’s My Right to Drive My Kids Crazy. Science Backs Me Up

I love being a dad, and I love to drive my kids crazy. Physically. Mentally. Being a dad, for many reasons is different than being mom, and...

How to Respond to Children When Going Through Separation and Divorce

How to Respond to Children When Going Through Separation and Divorce

Telling your child or children that you are going through separation and divorce from your partner (their other parent) is a hard thing to...

Helping Your Child Through Separation and Divorce

Helping Your Child Through Separation and Divorce

The decision to separate or divorce from your partner is often a difficult one.  When you have children together, it is even more...

Why You Need To Give Your Kids Space

Why You Need To Give Your Kids Space

  Do you stand overly close to your kids, watch their every move, make sure each step they take is safe and secure? If you answered...

How to prepare yourself and your child for junior kindergarten

How to Prepare Yourself and Your Child for Junior Kindergarten

A new adventure is about to begin for many families this September: junior kindergarten. Along with excitement there is anxiety, fear,...