What to Do (and Not Do) When Children

Are Anxious How to respect feelings without empowering fear When children are chronically anxious, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting a child to suffer, actually exacerbate the youngster’s anxiety. It happens when Read More …

Teens, Your Brain Needs Real Food

This brain remodelling phase in a teen’s life is known as “pruning,” and without proper nutrition, the brain’s ability to learn new tasks or skills decreases – certainly not good news for students. “It’s a huge time of growth and Read More …

What Is Permissive Parenting?

Permissive parenting is a type of parenting style characterized by low demands with high responsiveness. Permissive parents tend to be very loving, yet provide few guidelines and rules. These parents do not expect mature behaviour from their children and often Read More …

What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is the use of digital media (such as websites, apps, and text messages) to intimidate, upset, or harm someone. It includes repeatedly sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, or mean content about someone else on purpose. Usually, with cyberbullying, Read More …

Do Your Kids Respect You?

We often forget that children aren’t born with a built-in sense of respect for others. Our children need to be taught to be respectful. Think about it, from birth, kids have to manipulate their world to get their needs met. Read More …