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10 Tips to Help Kids Learn at Home

1. Digital Quarantine Consider limiting your children’s cell phones and tablets until their schoolwork is done, so that it can receive their undivided attention. It...

Combatting Hopelessness in the Age of Bad News

Whether you seek it out or not, bad news is everywhere. We’re constantly bombarded by headlines broadcasting details of the latest catastrophe or impending...

Pregnancy During a Pandemic

Pregnant with twins and now in her second trimester, mom-of-one (soon to be three!) Natasha Mills fills us in on what it’s like to...

The Myths & Facts of Speech & Hearing

May is Better Speech and Hearing month. This presents an opportunity for communication health professionals to increase public awareness about communication health in general,...

Lock Down Good Habits

Schoolwork is a kid issue, but how does that look during lockdown?We care about our kids and want to support them, but this is...

Tips from a PE Teacher Dad to Keep Active in Self-isolation

As an elementary school PE teacher—and dad—I know how important it is for kids to get lots of active play, every day. Here’s how...

Healthy Families

People who in their childhood were unable to take control of their own lives often suffer from learned helplessness. They believe that things and...

Get Ready-Do-Done

In October, Jana O’Connor, a pediatric speech-language pathologist and mom of an eight-year-old with ADHD, went viral. A series of 20 tweets she posted...

Healthy Eating is About More than Food

March is Nutrition Month and this year, Canadian dietitians are talking about how healthy eating is about so much more than food! Dietitians are...

Kids on a Plane

5 No-tech ways to keep them entertained Our four-year-old daughter couldn’t wait to board our plane for Cancún. Minutes after take off she couldn’t wait...

Confessions of a Clumsy Mom

Some people say that the most dangerous place to stand is between a mother and her child. But in my case possibly the most...

The Actual Reality About Virtual Reality

Screen time is one of the biggest concerns/struggles/die-on-the-hill battles faced by modern parents.How much is too much? How can I cut it down? Why...
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May 2020

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