Letting kids quit activities
Quitting sounds negative, but kids should have space to try things and walk away when they don’t like it.
How Predictability Helps Children Function
Predictability for your child is more than just a routine. Allison discusses how creating a predictable environment for your child can help mould their behaviour and brain function.
(3:06 mins) A tribute to all dads recorded for Father's Day
Parenting Young People When Tragedy Strikes
One of the most uncertain times in parenting is knowing how to respond to your young person when tragedy strikes.
Discipline without damage doesn’t mean without limits, boundaries or growing up
Often times when people hear that children shouldn’t be given consequences or put in time out, but rather understood empathically and championed developmentally, they get worried! Usually the worry is…
Connecting with kids – building love bridges
(6:10 mins) Quality time can be a rare commodity for today's busy parents.
The importance of mentors in your child’s life
Does your tween or teen child have a mentor? Dr Arne explores who a mentor is, what role they play in your child's life and why this is so important.
When Parents are absent
(4:30 mins) Does one of the parents in your house travel a lot for work or other reasons?
The parent tech squad
When you’re trying to work with your kids on the issue of technology, it can be helpful to have a team to call on for backup. Those people are your…
Play ideas with a 3-year-old
Three year old child will begin to demonstrate their favorite play choices. They will move from activity to activity quickly but still have their favourites such as trucks and home…
Commonsense and the Coronavirus
The world is hearing a lot of scary news about coronavirus everywhere at the moment and the anxiety around this is going to be affecting parents, as well as children.