June 26, 2018
Facing public bathrooms with your toddler is a brand new world.
June 26, 2018
May 09, 2018
April 17, 2018
When a children do something hurtful, even if accidental, sometimes parents try to force apologies from their children to rectify the situation. Usually, they’ll give the kid a stern look, and ask, “Hey, what do you say?” Then, when the child mutters a robotic “sorry,” all is good! Manners! We’re teaching them!
March 29, 2018
March 20, 2018
March 02, 2018
By Lauren Drobnjak, Pediatric Occupational and Physical Therapist
Core strengthening is essential for the progression of nearly all other developmental skills. The core is the center of control for everything else the body does! Learn some fun ways to help strengthen kids’ core muscles!
February 21, 2018
February 14, 2018
Note to parents and caregivers:
If your child is home sick, they must be fever-free and vomit free for 24 hours before returning to school. Many viruses are active at this time of year in the community, including enteric viruses (like norovirus) and respiratory viruses (like influenza, commonly known as the flu.)
Preventative measures can help reduce the spread of illness in the community.
January 31, 2018
Is your preschooler ready for Kindergarten? We have an exceptional Kindergarten Program for children 4 and 5 years old to prepare them for Grade 1. Our program supports learning and exploration while continuing to offer the convenience of full time child care.
January 16, 2018
We’ve heard a lot about the benefits of meditation to help manage stress and many adults are trying the practice for themselves. But what about kids? Are they too young to use meditation techniques? Some parents are trying them out - either to help their children learn ways to calm a heightened emotion or as part of a bedtime routine. A simple 1-minute technique can help.
January 01, 2018
Music is a natural part of life for young children. They might sing to their stuffed animals, tap their feet to the rhythm of nursery rhymes, and enjoy the sound of their parents singing to them — even if mom and dad can't quite carry a tune.
But this early introduction to music does more than entertain. It can kick-start learning, serve as an important cue in a child's routine, and offer lifelong benefits.
December 26, 2017
December 05, 2017
Source: Today's Parent
Today's Parent has published a guide to the most common child illnesses, including symptoms, how to treat it and whether or not they should go to daycare. Click here to download the PDF with the full guide or read further to learn more about each one...
November 30, 2017
For toddlers new to potty training, peeing in the potty can be confusing or scary. The good news is that once they do it a few times, they remember the feeling and get over the fear of release—and you shouldn’t have to worry about it again. Here are six tips to get them to that point.
November 14, 2017
November 04, 2017
Parents of toddlers often worry about the amount and variety of food their child is eating; sometimes toddlers are fussy with food and reject the healthy stuff, sometimes they don’t want to eat anything, all of which can make mealtime feel like a chore. A new study out of the Aston Research Centre for Child Health in the UK found a technique that could curb fussy eating in children aged two to four years old, resulting in more vegetables being consumed.