We all have our parenting challenges because parenting is hard. Parenting neurodiverse kids or children with mental health issues is harder.
I want my daughters to have healthy self esteem so I will give them the tools to avoid the path I went down. The path towards mental anguish, self-hatred, and doubt.
If you’re starting each conversation with ‘How was your day?’, your chats might get very frustrating and end very quickly. Here’s how to get kids talking.
When the time came to decide about French Immersion, I waffled. Would she succeed? Would it be too challenging? Would it risk her not loving school?
As with any developmental stage, there are benefits and disadvantages. Imaginary friends may fill a void when there is no one else around to play with.
“I didn’t take my kids camping this summer, I don’t buy organic, the iPad is our babysitter …” There are a million ways to feel like we’re always doing it wrong.
At our house, bedtime is torture for everyone involved. My five-year-old has night fears. I get it, and I feel for him. I do. But thank goodness I had a lightning strike idea finally.
Our son participated in Black Lives Matter marches before he even started Junior Kindergarten. This is the reality for our family. Here’s what we’re focusing on raising children of colour.