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Ages 3 years to 12 years old. This section contains information related to all things related to kids development, play time, speech, moods, and learning.

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Guide To Summer Fun With The Kids

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 that I was not going to be able to keep them entertained and from fighting with each other all the time. I have to say, thus far...

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The Latest From Fitness

Is strength training safe for children?

Is strength training safe for children?

How does strength training work? In younger children who are pre-pubertal, strength training works by increasing the number of nerve connections so that when your body fire’s a muscle contraction, it will be more powerful. Your muscles don’t actually “get big” or...

How To Get The Kids Moving

How To Get The Kids Moving

How To Get The Kids Moving This Summer I don’t know about you but this beautiful warm weather always inspires me to get outside and get moving! Exercise seems so much more appealing when the sun is shining and the weather is good. Getting the kids moving can be pretty...

Running Back To Running After Having A Baby

Running Back To Running After Having A Baby

Running Back To Running After Having A Baby My happiness is measured in weekly running mileage, not daily diapers changes. So after having a baby, I was eager to get back to running as quickly as possible. Running gives me back my sanity, helps me through the fatigue...

Our Kids Need To Log Off And Get Moving

Our Kids Need To Log Off And Get Moving

Our Kids Need To Log Off And Get Moving Do your kids come home from school, drop their backpacks, and hit the sofa for hours of TV, computer, or video games? Do they spend weekends messaging friends or updating their social media platforms? Shockingly, Canadian kids...

The Latest From Tantrums & Moods

Avoid Tantrums in Toddlers and Discipline Children Like a Pro

Avoid Tantrums in Toddlers and Discipline Children Like a Pro

For those of you with toddlers or those who have gone through toddler phase, you deserve a huge award. It can be so challenging some days! You might not know it, but battling tantrums in 3 year olds is really the same as tantrums in 4 year olds! Here are some of my favorite tips and tricks for managing tantrums in toddlers

Avoiding Toddler Tantrums – Part 1

Avoiding Toddler Tantrums – Part 1

Avoiding Toddler Tantrums and Disciplining Like A Pro We have two toddlers in my house nowadays. It is fun and exciting watching them grow, but quite a pain at times as well. For those of you with toddlers, or for those that went through this phase, you deserve an...

How To Discipline A Toddler Through Positive Parenting

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 a toddler. Have you ever told your child, ‘I will take you to McDonalds if you listen’ or ‘I will count to 3 and then……’ These words...

How To Discipline A Toddler – Do Timeouts Work?

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. Regardless of what you are thinking, your child is not perfect, and even perfect children test their boundaries. Testing boundaries is a...

Toddler Tantrums, How to Survive Them – Part 2

Toddler Tantrums, How to Survive Them – Part 2

Toddler Tantrums, What They Mean and How To Survive Them - Part 2 [Read Toddler Tantrums Part 1]  Your toddler will outgrow tantrums as they gain more control, sense of self, and understanding of how the world works. You tried to avoid the tantrum but, alas, your...

The Latest From Safety For Kids

Sun Safety For Kids

Sun Safety For Kids

Sun Safety For Kids Sun care is an important topic of health and safety for children. I am sure it seems far away right now, but the summer is coming and soon we will need to be protecting our children and ourselves. It is a balance, as our children do need vitamin D,...

Childproofing Basics

Childproofing Basics

Childproofing your home will help prevent accidental injuries to new movers, active toddlers, and curious preschoolers, so exploring can be fun and adventure filled.
For mom & dad, we always suggest getting down on your knees … read more

‘13’ Halloween Safety Tips – The Quick and Dirty

‘13’ Halloween Safety Tips – The Quick and Dirty

‘13’ Halloween Safety Tips – The Quick and Dirty Have a fabulous Halloween knowing you are being safe! Here are my favorite Halloween safety tips: Avoid trick or treating alone. Walk in groups and adults should always accompany kids. Costumes and jackets should have...

The Latest From School & Learning

What is Attention Deficit Disorder?

What is Attention Deficit Disorder?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that is usually diagnosed in childhood but may extend into adulthood. Someone with ADHD is generally restless, has problems paying attention, and usually acts on impulse (with no care of the outcome).

How Does Learning Happen?

How Does Learning Happen?

I'm frequently asked "How Does Learning Happen?" The new Childcare and Early Years Act is now following a new education component called “how does learning happen”. This curriculum is designed to have children learn through relationships, family and their environment....

6 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited for Back To School

6 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited for Back To School

6 Ways To Get Your Kids Excited for Back To School I can't believe my oldest son, Dylan, is starting Junior Kindergarten this year and my youngest is starting pre-nursery. Despite the fact I still call them my babies, the truth is they are growing up. I think most...

6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters?

6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters?

6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters? I can't believe my oldest son, Dylan, is starting Junior Kindergarten this year and my youngest is starting pre-nursery. Despite the fact I still call them my babies, the truth is they are growing up. I think most parents feel...

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