The Importance of Reading With Your Kids

Your child hops off the school bus, you walk him inside, and he immediately races in front of the TV to play video games. It may be easier at times to let him enjoy his PlayStation so you can get other tasks done, but...

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Clek’s Easy Car Seat Cleaning Tips

Tip #1: When it comes to your child’s car seat, safety is always first, so be sure not to use any harsh chemical cleaning products, soaps or scrubs. Tip #2: Avoid disassembling the seat itself and do not wash any...

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Toddlers and Aggression

Your 12-month old toddler is playing alongside another child of the same age. Suddenly, she aggressively grabs a toy from the other child. Why did she do this? This is not her normal behaviour! Normal...

Raising a genius

I’ve always have received compliments on how well behaved my kids are, but now, apparently, M is topping the charts on the smart scale too. We had our first parent-teacher interview this past week and my tiny little...

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Stretch Marks & Pregnancy

What are stretch marks? Stretch marks are parallel lines on the skin that appear as slightly indented streaks. Stretch marks often start looking red or pink in colour, and then change to a silver or white glossy...

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Traveling While Pregnant

A common topic we often address with our patients is traveling during pregnancy. The best time to travel is probably around the middle of your pregnancy, between 14-28 weeks. Most of the common obstetrical emergencies...

All Good Things Come to an End

During my maternity leave I was fortunate to be surrounded by some wonderful ladies. It turned out we had a bit of a baby boom in our group of friends. Ten of us ended up being off on mat leave together with our babies...

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Exercise and Your Pregnancy

How much activity a pregnant woman can and cannot do depends on many things such as how healthy she was before getting pregnant, how physically active she was, whether she has any medical problems that require limited...

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Industrial Alliance Presents "My...

“My Baby Virtual Fair”, the virtual exhibition for the family in Canada, returns for its second edition and will take place between March 12 and 14, 2014 at www.mybabyvirtualfair.com. Following its huge success in...

Dining Out with Your Kids

Eating out with kids is a task that’s often easier said than done. Trust me, with seven kids of my own, I’ve dined-out with children more than the average Joe, and from those experiences I’ve learned what works...

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Responsible Parenting and Social Media

There's no getting around it: social media is now an integral part of our lives. We tweet, post and even read celebrity mom blogs. This trend means much more than finding new ways to entertain ourselves, though. For...

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My Journey: Coming to Terms with my...

I’ll never forget the day I heard the psychologist utter the words. “Your son has Autism and Global Developmental Delay”, and the relief I felt in hearing them. So relieved, as a matter of fact that I almost...






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