July 8, 2020

Your child's brain contains over 100 billion neurons at birth. Think of neurons as call centers that carry messages to and from the brain via the complex and complicated nervous system. Synapses, which are the connections made from one brain cell to another, occur by t...

October 9, 2019

This weekend many of us will gather around the dinner table set with the finest dishes and crystal.  The centre piece will be the golden brown, perfectly cooked, aromatic turkey.  The table will be flanked with all the fixings that go along with Thanksgiving dinner.  W...

September 11, 2019

Children's stories are such a fabulous and intriguing tool when we are trying to teach our little ones a life skill.  National  Positive Thinking Day is Friday, September 13.  The day was introduced in 2003 by an American Entrepreneur to celebrate the benefits of posit...

July 5, 2019

There are so many distractions in our world today, some of them hitting very close to home. I am referring to the seemingly absence of “family time”. A time when parent(s) and child (ren) spend time together with no distractions. I mean really spending time together –...

February 5, 2019

I came across this dinosaur craft the other day while checking out a Cricut at a friend's house.  I thought it was a cool looking craft that children would enjoy making.  It is definitely a parent/child craft as more than 2 hands are needed to assemble the dinosaur's h...

December 19, 2018

The Holidays are right around the corner and it can be a busy time for many families – between attending Christmas concerts, parties and family events; the festivities are over before you know it and you can feel like it was one big whirlwind. Here are our top 5 tips f...

December 12, 2018

At this time of year it’s easy to get swept up in the commercialism of the season. We’ve put together 5 suggestions on how you can help your little ones avoid becoming too materialistic.

Teach them to pay-it-forward

The Holiday season is the perfect time of year to encou...

December 6, 2018

Bring up sibling rivalry and a mental picture likely comes to mind. Whether you have children who argue, or whether you were a child who was in constant competition with your sibling; one thing we know for sure:

Sibling rivalry isn’t fun!

There are lots of reasons siblin...