How can sleep improve my mental health? It almost seems too good to be true: the idea that taking care of your physical health could have an impact on your mental health?!?! But, if you think about it, it makes all of the sense in the world.
The years from age 3 to 6 are an emotionally turbulent time. Your child may swing between extremes: He wants more independence, but he suffers from separation anxiety. Now more than ever, it's important for you..
Difficult afternoons turn into tough bed times, sibling squabbles, meltdowns, homework refusal and exhausted parents, can all happen as a result of after school overwhelm. If you too wonder if your child may the real-life version of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, fear not!..
This may be the most important test you ever take! If your child were to grade you as a parent, how would you do on your report card? Some moms and dads are finding out! Download your Modern Parenting Report Card here!
How you react to your child’s report card can impact his or her motivation, self-esteem and sense of control over his learning. Here are some tips on how to turn report card time into a constructive learning experience instead of a choice between a positive or negative encounter.
Having battles over homework? We're here to help. This workbook will help parents identify why homework problems occur, provide some useful strategies for keeping yourself and your kid on track, teach new ways of preventing homework problems, and more.
I don’t know about you, but no matter how prepared we are for school picture day, my kids come home with the most awkward looking pictures that I REALLY don’t want to spend 100’s of dollars on. So a few years ago, I decided to ditch the shitty, expensive school pictures, and take them myself! AND EVERYONE LOVED THEM! Here's what I did...
Just because it's normal for toddlers to be picky, doesn't mean you should give up and give into their bullshit. Now more than ever, it's important to help shape their healthy eating habits. Here are some strategies!
Puberty is a confusing time for teens. Hormones, cultural expectations, peer pressures, and fear of being different can cause many teens to question themselves in many areas, including their sexual orientation and gender identity. Being a parent of a teenager who is confused, or questioning themselves can be hard...
After surviving a couple years in the lunchbox trenches, here's a few tricks I've learned to keep myself sane... most of he time. Here are my 12 life-saving lunch hacks! Make sure you read to the end for some of my fav lunch recipes!
Experts describe bullying as intentional aggressive or unwelcome behaviour that is typically repeated over time and makes others feel uncomfortable, frightened, hurt, or humiliated. It is very common, but that doesn't make it okay. Nobody should have to tolerate bullying of any kind. Bullying doesn't just happen to children and teens. Unfortunately not everyone "grows out of bullying." It happens to adults as well.
Well, it’s that time of year again! Back to school means loud hot kitchen sex with your partner, silence as you drink hot coffee, lunch packing, and yup- lice! Learn how to avoid, identify, and get rid of lice right here in our handy-dandy lice guide!
Is your kid being bullied? Or bullying someone else? Recognizing the signs of bullying is important, because often young people are too ashamed, embarrassed, or afraid to ask for help. Check our our guide on recognizing the signs of bullying and getting help.