Encourage kids to volunteer early
There are many options for teens to complete the compulsory 40 hours of community involvement for high school graduation – from boxing up groceries at a local food bank to planting trees. As one parent says, “It’s easy for kids
Help siblings welcome your new baby
Parents can learn strategies on how to introduce and prepare their older children for the addition of a new baby. It’s not uncommon for youngsters to feel threatened by the arrival of a new sibling. A child may question whether
Cool Stuff May 2009
BEST FOOT FORWARD
Naturino has put 30 years o f research into children’s shoes. From firt steps to first sports, Nautrino shoes provide support and protection. They are also comfortable and stylish. Naturino.com
Teen Talk May 2009
Recently I had a conversation with a mom of three teen boys about boundaries. She said ‘boundaries don’t work.’ When I asked her how she tried to set boundaries I learned that she didn’t get anything in writing, didn’t ask
Books with Illustrations
Illustrations can make or break a picture book. In these books we see stories brought to life in a variety of styles by brilliant artists.
Changing negative behaviour
When your child has a negative attitude or behaviour toward school, try these strategies to help them through their frustrations.