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Anxiety and kids: has this become the new norm?

As a parent are you worried about your child’s emotional well-being? Well you are not alone. Did you know that anxiety disorders are the number one mental health problem in children and youth? So let’s talk about anxiety. Has living … Continue reading

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Parenting is key to help teens navigate high school

If you’ve got kids, the first day of school was probably pretty emotional for everyone…parents and kids alike and it really doesn’t matter what grade they are entering.  But, if you have a teen starting high school, then you know “those … Continue reading

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Clean your room! PLEASE

Does this sound familiar? Always nagging, always having to ask your kids to do their part… and then complaining when they forget? Not only do you complain; you DO what they were supposed to DO while mumbling & even perhaps … Continue reading

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Party! Party! Paarttyyyy! Help I’ve got teens!

O.k. We all remember being a teenager and the quest for independence. But NOW we are on the other side of the coin. WE are the parents… (Deep breath… in & out). Now I can  so relate to my own … Continue reading

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7 Effective Homework Habits

As I title this blog, I’m throwing a little reference to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in there… Uhmmm… Could effective homework habits be the beginning of developing a highly effective student? Fingers crossed… I’m hopeful. However, for some … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week: My daughter was tongue tied

This week Halton Region celebrates World Breastfeeding Week. The theme this year is “Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers.” This is the second of two posts about how support with breastfeeding was key for my breastfeeding success. Without asking for help … Continue reading

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How not to say the wrong thing

Last week I posted a blog about how to help and support a family facing illness.  That blog focused on what you can do. Along with the challenges of not knowing what to do, you can face the challenge of not … Continue reading

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