Tag Archives: transition

Toddlers, Transitions and Tantrums

A few months ago, I felt like I lost my grip on this mommy thing. Only now am I ready to share. It was about my daughter’s transition to child care: the most challenging mommy experience I’ve had to date. … Continue reading

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My son stresses over getting A’s at school…Should I be worried?

As I read last week’s blog Education week and Mental Health week: I see the connection, I feel Paula’s struggles with her young daughter and the stress she has about school. This reminds me of a documentary I recently watched … Continue reading

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Your teen just finished their first day of grade 9!

Does it ever feel like you’re talking to yourself when your trying to have a conversation with your teen?? “You finished your first day of grade 9! Tell me all about it.”

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Starting High School

Starting high school is one of life’s big transitions and naturally it comes with its share of excitement and nerves. What are kids worried about when starting high school?  We asked this question to grade 8 students and this is … Continue reading

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I’m scared – My baby is starting high school

Starting high school is stressful for both parents and teens: below is an honest look at how one mother is feeling. Also read our blog giving some ideas for how to support your teen. My baby girl is off to high school this … Continue reading

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