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Tag Archives: toddler
Why should I vaccinate my young child against COVID-19?
On July 14th, Health Canada authorized the use of the Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine in children 6 months to 5 years of age. For many of you, this comes as a big relief. With many pandemic restrictions lifted and people no … Continue reading
Me… Tandem breastfeed?!
Tandem breastfeeding wasn’t something I set out to do, it just sort of evolved. Here is my story: I was breastfeeding my first child when I became pregnant with my second. Although I wasn’t totally ready to wean, the idea … Continue reading
“Mama needs a drink!” Is it time to rethink our drinking?
The Rethink Your Drinking campaign has me thinking. Thinking about standard drink sizes, the long and short term health effects of alcohol use and when zero alcohol is the limit. It also has me thinking about my kids. When I … Continue reading
Posted in Babies, Children & Tweens, Parenting, Parenting Your Baby, Parenting Your Child/Tween, Parenting Your Teen, Parenting Your Toddler & Preschooler, Pregnancy, Teens, Toddlers & Preschoolers Tagged baby, child, disease prevention, family, health, injury prevention, Mental Health, Physical Health, Safety, stress, teens, toddler, tweens Leave a comment
New to Canada? How to embrace winter!
When my parents told me we were moving to Canada, I remember being so excited to see snow for the first time. I couldn’t wait to make a snowman like the ones I had seen in the movies. You can … Continue reading
Posted in Babies, Children & Tweens, Emotional Well-Being & Mental Health for Your Child/Tween, Emotional Well-Being & Mental Health for Your Teen, Parenting, Parenting Your Baby, Parenting Your Child/Tween, Parenting Your Teen, Parenting Your Toddler & Preschooler, Play, Growth & Development, Teens, Toddlers & Preschoolers Tagged active play, activities, Canada, children, families, family, family time, Halton, halton region, newcomer, outdoor, outdoor activities, physical activity, Physical Health, play, preschooler, toddler, winter, winter activities Leave a comment
Why you need to stop rushing your preschooler
Do you feel like you’re always in a hurry, rushing your kids around? Have you ever stopped and wondered how this affects your child? I was recently walking through a park, when I noticed a grandmother with her young granddaughter. … Continue reading
Posted in Parenting, Parenting Your Toddler & Preschooler, Play, Growth & Development, Toddlers & Preschoolers Tagged balance, child, child development, children, curiosity, development, early learning, explore, family time, grandparents, imagination, learn, Mental Health, play, preschooler, rush, stress, toddler, transition, unstructured time 2 Comments