Ready, set, Kids’ Run Club is a go
For many kids, getting the blood pumping is more likely to result from playing an intense video game than shooting hoops or riding a bike. Certainly, today’s youth are not the most active generation ever.
A cure for anaphylaxis the goal of SickKids program
A cure for anaphylaxis is possible according to the team of immunology and allergy experts who lead SickKids Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Program.
Not your Mama’s salt dough ornaments
Remember the salt dough ornaments you made in preschool? Well, the projects one can create with salt dough have come a long way, baby.
Believing the lie
One of my frustrations as a parent is when children convince themselves of an untruth so throughly that they act as though it’s true.
I got every parent’s favourite call yesterday – the one from the principal where you get asked to come by the office for a little chat about your kid – that call.
Three kids on a plane
So I’m taking three kids under 11 years of age on a plane trip to Georgia.
Don’t Do Your Homework
So I don’t make my kids do their homework. I confess that it causes ongoing, low-grade conflict with their teachers, but I have my reasons.
How to doggy-train your toddler
For many when they picture their “perfect” family, they envision a partner, children and the family dog, a loveable, happy-go-lucky four-legged family member who will be a best friend to the children.
When my daughter was in Grade 4, a proud tear sprang to my eye when her teacher, known to be a stern taskmaster, declared: “Rebecca has something that can’t be taught – motivation.”
I don’t know how many neighbourhoods have an outdoor street party each year with live music and dancing and family costumes.