End Of School Year Anxiety

End Of School Year Anxiety

Is your child having a hard time right now? More meltdowns at home, tummy aches, trouble sleeping, not wanting to go to school, issues in the classroom? It could be end of the school year anxiety. Most of us parents think that back-to-school is the most anxiety...
Baby Your Big Kid!

Baby Your Big Kid!

Is your child being needy particularly needy lately? “I can’t do it! YOU put my coat on.” Maybe you have a new baby and your older child is out of sorts? “I’m the baby! Carry ME!” (Or both!? “I’m the baby. You need to feed me!”) Here’s a quick and easy parenting tip...
Chores: Raising Helpful Kids

Chores: Raising Helpful Kids

Recently my oldest teenage son spent a good chunk of his weekend shovelling and moving earth by the wheelbarrow-fulls for a landscaping project. A neighbour with a similar aged son took me aside to ask how we got our son to do that- did we pay him? No, I answered, we...