Ages 13 years to 19 years old. This section contains information related to all things related to teenage children.
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What Does It Mean To Be Transgender?
Popping up all over the media lately is the concept of being transgender. From Caitlin Jenner to Lavern Cox, with shows like Transparent becoming mainstream, lots of people are curious. Transgender is nothing new; people have been living differently then dictated by...
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Easing the Daycare and Childcare Transition and Fostering Child Development
by Dr. Dina Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM | 1 Comment
Childcare programs can have a substantial positive impact on the social development of your child. However, these advantages can come at the price of emotional stress for both parent and child. No two children are the same, so it is essential to consider your specific child’s needs and the workings of your chosen childcare facility.
The Pros and Cons of Mental Health Diagnosis
by Jemma Helfman, ClinPsyD., C.Psych. | 0 Comments
If your child’s behavior starts to seem quite different from their peers, you may begin to wonder if there is “something wrong with them.” While children develop at different rates, a clinical assessment from a mental health professional and possibly some early intervention can be beneficial.
Difficult Or Resilient Temperament? How to Foster Social Development In Children
by Amy Gibson BCD, RECE | 0 Comments
There are different variations of temperament; they range from a child’s self-regulation, emotions, the quality/ability to be social, how active they are and how they adapt to different things presented in their daily lives.
Bullying Part 1: How Do You Define Bullying? How To Understand It?
by Tanya Cotler, PhD, CPsych | 0 Comments
Bullying Part 1: How Do You Define Bullying? How To Understand It? Bullying is a well-known term today and can have a broad definition. How do you define bullying? There are different types of bullying, either physical or emotional harm caused from a person in an...
Tips and Tricks for Less Screen Time
by Yasser Al Nasser | 0 Comments
The average time a child may spend in front of screen ranges between 3-7 hours daily, with teenagers on the higher end. Long screen time has number of adverse health effects on children that have been proven with scientific studies. Read More …
Teenage Anxiety and Stress – How To Deal With It
by Dr. Dina Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM | 0 Comments
How To Deal With Teenage Anxiety and Stress Teenage anxiety and stress is a huge deal and important to recognize. Remember what it was like when we were growing up? Looking back I had lots of stresses in my life. True, no mortgage, children or full time job,...