October Blog

Safe Trick or Treating 1. Choose the right costume. Choose a costume that is easy for your child to move around in. Avoid heavy, itchy fabrics, elaborate headpieces and outfits that don’t fit properly. Ensure they are wearing comfortable shoes, as they will be doing quite a bit of walking. Consider face paint as a mask alternate, as masks can obstruct sight and breathing. 2. Be visible. Even if you.

September Blog

Back to School Lunch Ideas It’s time for back to school! Or it’s your child’s first day of school, ever! Either way, deciding what to pack them for lunch everyday can be a challenge. Before you start to panic, here are some ideas! – Ham apple and cheese quesadilla – Ham apple and cheddar sliders – Mac and cheese – Turkey and apple wraps – Asian chicken salad – Turkey.

August Blog

It’s My Child’s First Day of School! Now what? https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-gail-gross/backtoschool-preparation-tips_b_3654582.html It is important when preparing our children for the first day of school to plan ahead. Children take their cue from their parents. If parents are calm, reassuring, optimistic and supportive, children will feel both confident and competent. Children want to fit in, so parents must begin at the beginning, and first find out what the dress code is (if.

July Blog

Stress in Kids When children experience stres, we as adults may not understand or know how to handle the situation. Here are some tips for dealing with children with stress 5 Tips for Effective Discussion. When you notice that a child is experiencing a period of stress, the first thing you want to do is discuss it with the child’s parents. This conversation can be challenging, as content can be.

June Blog

Things to do in the Summer with your Children As the weather gets warmer, it becomes the perfect time to spend time making memories with your family! Here are some ideas of what to do and where to go with your children this summer! Royal Ontario Museum Science Centre Ripley’s Aquarium Toronto Zoo Canada Day at the Harbourfront Festival Have a backyard luau Make popsicles Visit a farmer’s market Have.

May 2018 Blog

Gardening Ideas for Kids! With the weather getting warmer, there will be more time spent outside. Getting kids involved in gardening helps many aspects of their development. Not only do they develop their fine motor skills and cognitive abilities, it teaches them the ability to care for living things. Here are some ideas to get your kids involved in gardening this season! Making a miniature garden Making hanging baskets Making.

April Blog

Teaching Toddlers to Share Children at the age of 2, are not yet capable of understanding the concept of sharing. It is only at the age of 4 that children are able to take on someone else’s point of view. Parents often use “share” to describe different situations that actually bear little resemblance to sharing. For example, asking your child to share a blanket, where he doesn’t have to take.

March Blog

Things to Do and Places to Go for March Break 2018! • Bata Shoe Museum • Have a Pizza Night! • Legoland • Playdium • Glama Gal spa • March Break at the Art Gallery of Ontario • Pioneer Village • Science Centre • Nature Walks – collect leaves rocks • Bake cupcakes • Movie Marathon • Make fun pancakes! • Make Spring Crafts • Tree Walk Village • Spend.

February Blog

Valentine’s Recipes Traditional Glazed Brownie Hearts Ingredients 1 box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box 1 container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors multicolored candy sprinkles or colored sugar Get Ingredients Powered by Chicory Steps 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13×9-inch pan with foil. Grease foil on bottom only of.

January Blog

When temperatures drop, children need extra attention to stay warm, safe and healthy. Young children are less likely to recognize when they are cold and more likely to lose body heat quickly due to their smaller size. Here are some tips to protect children when the thermometer dips: 1. Layers. Put several layers of clothing on your child and make sure their head, neck and hands are covered. Dress babies.

December Blog

Traditions to Make Your Child’s Christmas Special 1. Find That One Gift You’ll Bring Out Every Year 2. Give Pyjamas On Christmas Eve 3. Take Photos with Santa. 4. Personalized Stockings 5. Classic Christmas Books 6. Special Ornaments 7. Personalized Christmas Cards 8. Crazy Christmas Sweaters 9. Make Decorating A Family Affair 10. Have One Special Christmas Day Activity 11. Relax http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/08/baby-first-christmas-traditions_a_23269887/

November Blog

Bringing Toys to the Doctors Office As parents we may think that the toys in our child’s pediatricians office are clean and safe to use. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that parents void them all together, or bring their own instead. Because of the high volume of children, multiple children who are sick may be playing with the toys at once. That means that it is easier to be.

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