Ease the Back to School Butterflies


As summer comes to an end, you may notice your kids asking more questions about going back to school. The start of a new school year may also bring on a case of butterflies about all the upcoming changes. Kids may feel worried about having a new teacher, finding friends … Read More

How to Procrastinate Well

All of us are guilty of procrastinating at some point in our lives. Procrastination only becomes a problem when we allow ourselves to get too far behind in our work, without a plan on how to catch up. Dr. Josh Klapow, a psychologist and radio host of “The Web” has … Read More

Turning Sibling Rivalry into Sibling Harmony

When it comes to your kids getting along, sometimes you can end up feeling less like a parent and more like a referee. Sibling rivalry is something that most families experience to some degree, whether it’s a simple argument over a toy, or an argument full of lots of yelling … Read More

Does Divorce Change the Holidays?

Divorce never feels like a simple process, but around the holidays, it can feel even more complicated. After all, the holidays can feel overwhelming- even without any major changes in the family dynamics! The shift in holiday routines and traditions can be difficult to navigate, especially in a family with … Read More

Movies Are Now Fun For All!

One of my favorite things to do in the summer growing up was to go to the movie theater. It’s the perfect way to beat the heat, and enjoy time with family and friends. However, going to the movies can be a really overwhelming experience for people who are on … Read More

Ways to Raise a Confident Child

If you are like most parents, you probably want to raise a confident child. The first step in this process begins with understanding the concept of a “sense of self.” Around the age of 2, kids began to develop their own sense of self. They continue to develop a stronger … Read More

Should You Push Your Kids to do Sports?

Playing sports, whether on a team or as an individual, has so many wonderful benefits for children. Studies have shown that kids who play sports are more likely to lead healthy lifestyles, learn effective problem-solving skills, and perform better in school. Taking part in a sport may come with a … Read More

Celebrating Valentine’s Day as a Family

Throughout the year, parents often ask me how they can further their relationships with their kids and find ways to connect more as a family. Sometimes as schedules get busy, it can be hard to set aside time to make the ones we love feel special. It can be easy … Read More

Anything But Sorry

The Canadian Down Syndrome Society recently released a fantastic PSA video series called the “S-Word” – whose goal is to educate people on how to react when someone gives birth to a baby with Down syndrome.  When a baby is born, parents are inundated with congratulations, and words of well … Read More