You can improve your child’s long-term development by reading to your kids The first few years of life are very important for a baby’s long-term development. During this time, the growing brain is constantly forming new connections that will serve […]
Ages & Stages – Baby
When should you start your child’s RESP savings?
You may have just welcomed a baby to the family, but the time to begin saving is now, experts say If you’ve just welcomed a new baby to the family, congratulations! Enjoy every moment — the coos and […]
What is PURPLE crying?
Also called colic, understanding the PURPLE period of crying will set parents’ minds at ease Babies often cry. Indeed, some babies seem to cry a lot and nothing helps. During this phase of a baby’s life, they can cry for […]
Moi Moi: Look at me!
Stuck in traffic—or waiting at the doctor’s office—with a wailing baby? The drawings from the new book MoiMoi: Look at me! will entertain your baby and maybe, just maybe, stop tears They’re more than just aesthetically pleasing shapes—these […]
Snow day is no day to be bored
As a new parent, you probably rely on getting out with your baby to keep your sanity. This winter has been a double-whammy – both the pandemic and the snow have been keeping us indoors more than we’d like.\With a […]
Is baby ready for solids?
Here are the top tips for transitioning your baby from formula to solids For new parents, it may seem overwhelming to begin transitioning your baby to solid foods. When making the leap from formula to solids, there are many questions […]
Protect yourself from parental burnout
Have a newborn? Establish those good habits now, Laurie Warren writes Parenting can be amazing and a gift and most parents wouldn’t trade it for the world. Yet the truth is, parenting can also be difficult, exhausting, and fraught […]
Preventing food allergies
Here’s how to separate fact from fiction, writes Dr. Paul Roumeliotis In the past, it was recommended that parents wait until babies were older than one year before feeding them certain highly allergenic foods, like eggs, fish, or berries, especially […]
Spit up got you down?
Not to worry, writes Dr. Paul Roumeliotis – infant regurgitation is very common Spitting up, or regurgitation, is very common during a baby’s first few months of life. About 40 percent of normal, healthy babies spit up, usually right after […]
Spotting dyslexia early
Here’s how to recognize the signs of a learning disability Sometimes the signs of a learning disability like dyslexia are easy to spot, and sometimes they’re not. According to a recent study conducted by Dyslexia Canada, only 30 percent […]