Parental Tip of the Month:

If a child is to keep his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in

Rachel Carson

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Information Children Blog

  • UBC study – Fathers and Chores

    A very recent study out of UBC, soon to be published
    in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological
    Science, reveals data showing that in homes where
    fathers pitched in, daughters held broader career
    goals.

  • Parenting In A Digital World

    ” It is the personal paradox of our time:
    never before has there been so much
    opportunity for families to plug in and
    at the same time disconnect.
    ” Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD

  • Mindful Parenting

    Mindfulness is a term used to describe a way
    of striving to be more aware and present in
    our day to day lives. We live such hectic lives
    that being mindful helps us to slow down and
    absorb the moments in a deeper way than we
    normally might.Applying mindfulness to parenting
    can bring many benefits to the parent/child relationship.

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  1. Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

    May 1 @ 10:10 amJune 12 @ 12:00 pm
  2. 3T’s – Temperament, Transitions and Temper Tantrums

    May 11 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm
  3. Understanding Separation Anxiety

    May 24 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm
  4. Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

    May 29 @ 10:00 amJune 27 @ 12:00 pm
  5. Sleep FAQ’s

    June 7 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

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Researchers found that students who were parented harshly in seventh grade were more likely in ninth grade to say their peer group was more important than other responsibilities, including following parents’ rules.

This in turn led them to engage in more risky behaviors in eleventh grade, including more frequent early sexual behavior in females and greater delinquency (e.g., hitting, stealing) in males.

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1 day 1 hour ago

Toilet Training – Still one of the most popular topics parents ask us about.
Essential cognitive and verbal developments are the reason why most parents find that waiting until age two and a half or three to begin training usually makes the process much easier.