Although it is one of the most common learning disabilities affecting more than 5 million Canadians, there are still many misconceptions about dyslexia. Dr. Steve...
No campfire? No problem! This oven-baked dessert dip packs all the gooey chocolatey-marshmallow goodness of the classic fire pit treat, no flames required. Keep it traditional and dive in with graham crackers or achieve sweet-and-salty nirvana and enjoy with potato chips.
Virtual gaming, social networking and online forums are an essential part of a child's life as they surf, post, play and learn. Yet many children don't understand some of the potential privacy pitfalls of these activities.
There is an interesting correlation between what we buy at the grocery store and what we eat. It turns out if we buy bags of cookies and bottles of fruit punch, that is what we will ultimately find to eat and drink when hunger and thirst hits.
Learning simple skills that could save a loved one's life in an emergency is essential knowledge you'll never regret acquiring. Here are three skills every parent, young adult and older adult should have:
I was recently invited to an event hosted by the folks from GoodNites to have a bigger conversation around bed-wetting. It’s actually a topic that really interests me because I had a kid who really struggled with this – and I mean well into puberty.
Are you Keeping Your Kids Cool? Young children are more susceptible to dehydration and becoming ill in hot weather than healthy adults. Children's bodies don't tend to cool down as efficiently which leaves them more at risk than during a summer heatwave.
Two of my real life daughters are ages 13 and 14. Out of respect for their privacy, I couldn’t possibly talk about their entrance into teenage-hood.
Baby it’s cold outside! On days like today when the temperature is dipping below -20 with the wind chill it is smart to stay inside and keep warm, but just because it is winter, is no reason to hibernate completely!
Do you check your child regularly for head lice? Head lice prevention techniques and regular checks can help stop the spread of head lice....
It will soon be the start of a New Year and time to get those New Years Resolutions formulated. Some say they are a...
We know vitamins are good for growing children who don’t always eat a full range of fruits and vegetables and for teens who prefer fries to a salad but did you know that specific vitamins are important for adults who’s nutritional needs change as they mature?