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My Top 3 Podcast Picks for Parents of Kids with Emotional/Behavioural Difficulties

It's no secret - I'm an avid podcast listener! I listen to a pretty wide range of genres, including podcasts specifically focused on children's mental health topics such as behaviour problems, anxiety/OCD, and ADHD. So go ahead and scroll down to find my top 3 podcast picks for parents of children who struggle with emotional/behavioural difficulties. Hopefully there's at least...[ read more ]

6 Time-Saving Hacks for Busy Moms

What mom out there doesn't need a little time back, am I right? In this post, I've shared my top six time-saving hacks that I use in my day-to-day life. Hopefully there's at least one or two that can help you get a little time back. Time-Saving Hack Number 1: Batch Cook and Meal Prep Whether you love to cook,...[ read more ]

10 Reasons Christmas Traditions are More Important than Ever

Christmas traditions are important to children and families all around the world, and this year, those Christmas traditions will be even more important than ever. Most of us are (more than) a little bummed about the COVID restrictions over the holidays. This is a time many families travel, go on vacation, get together with family and friends, enjoy parties, and...[ read more ]

The #1 Phrase that Shifted My Entire Approach to Parenting

In this blog post, I'm going to tell you, hands down, the Number One phrase that completely shifted how I view and approach parenting. Trust me, it's a game-changer. Especially for kids who struggle with big emotions and challenging behaviours like... whining ignoring you not listening constantly negotiating refusing to do what you asked telling you no having major tantrums...[ read more ]

Should You Send Your Child Back to School?

Parents across Canada and beyond are having to make the decision of whether to send their kids back to school, or keep them at home for some type of home schooling option. If you already have a firm decision in mind, this post probably isn't for you. But if you're like so many parents right now who are overwhelmed with...[ read more ]

10 New Year Resolution Ideas for Parents

New Year Resolution Ideas for Parents

Are you looking for some inspiration to set meaningful New Year Resolutions as a parent? This year, set New Year Resolutions that will help you become a better version of yourself, and will bring you closer to your kids and your family. After all, what better New Year Resolutions can you set this year than improving yourself as a person...[ read more ]

How to Survive the Holidays for Parents of Children with Behaviour Challenges

The Holidays are Different for Parents of Children with Behaviour Challenges For some, the Christmas holidays in particular can be a much needed relief from the constant bedtime and morning battles, the tears and fears of going to school, and the weekly or in some cases daily dreaded phone calls from the Teacher or the Principal. It’s a time to...[ read more ]

Helping Your Child Cope Through Separation or Divorce

Raising a child through separation/divorce can be challenging, especially as parents are experiencing their own challenges in coping with the many feelings and changes that a separation/divorce can bring about. You are resilient. You can do this. And so can your child. There are several practical things that you can start doing or continue doing in order to help your...[ read more ]

New Year’s Resolutions that Stick

Goals

So it's the first week in January, and everywhere you look are New Year's Resolutions being made, simply because it's the new year. I'll bet you've even made a few of your own... maybe even the same ones from last year. This year, set New Year's Resolutions that will actually stick! To be honest, I'm not a fan of New...[ read more ]

3 Ways Labelled Praise Can Increase Your Child’s Compliance

Are you sick of asking your child over and over again to get their shoes on, put their toys away, hang the towel up on the rack, or be nice to their sibling? It's important to learn how to get your child to comply more often with your requests now, so you aren't forever picking up after your child, dealing...[ read more ]




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