IN THE NEWS: Different Families, Different COVID-19 Rules

Parenting During COVID-19: It’s a Challenge What do you do when your kid wants to go to that birthday party that all of his other friends are attending? Yes – …

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IN THE NEWS: Should Parents Be Honest About Their COVID Fears?

COVID Fear: You’re a parent and you’re scared. Is it okay to exhibit fear in the face of this pandemic? That’s the question that parents are grappling with as we …

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IN THE NEWS: Parental Guilt and Back-to-School

  “Back to school” means something very different this year… It’s time to send the kids back to school…or not. Parents are facing a tough choice in this first September …

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IN THE NEWS: Racism, Kids and Current Events

 Racism – A Difficult Topic to Discuss With Kids Race and Real Life – Speaking to Children About Disturbing Events These are trying times. The disturbing events that underscore the …

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IN THE NEWS: Your Child Asks About the N-Word. Now What?

The N-Word: A Painful Question, A Painful Truth It’s never an easy topic, discussing one of the most painful words in the English language: the N-word. This is even more …

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CONTROVERSY: Help! My Teen Wants to Wear a Sexy Halloween Costume!

Your teen wants to wear a risqué  halloween costume. What do you do? It’s that time of the year. Trick-or-treating and costume parties are in the air. Your tween/teen is …

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IN THE NEWS: The Challenges and Benefits of Later-Age Parenting

The Challenges and Benefits of Later-Age Parenting What’s it like to be an “older”mom, and what is “older” anyway? This was the question that I was asked on CTV’s Your …

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SOCIETY: Dining Out With the Kids Again? You’re Not Alone

  One of the first and perhaps most relatable posts on this blog has been “How to Dine Out With Kids.” It’s one of those perennial favourites that parents search for …

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What’s the Dewey Decimal System?

  “What the heck is the ‘Dewey Decimal System’ anyway?” she said. My daughter has been reading a book at school that she’s really enjoying. Of course as a parent, …

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