Parents often complain about their sons not being able to answer the simple question: “How was your day?” Author Maggie Dent explains why.
In April and June, the researchers surveyed more than 4,000 stay-at-home and working parents regarding their child care responsibilities.
The extra time that the COVID-19 pandemic has given parents has in some cases been an opportunity to evaluate the pace of their pre-pandemic lives and question how many activities they want to return to.
Registered psychologist Dr. Vanessa Lapointe offers some advice on how to handle the tears, tantrums and silent treatment school pick-up can bring.
Most jurisdictions’ COVID-19 screening protocols prevent students with symptoms such as a runny nose, congestion or sore throat from attending school. It means parents of children with the common cold are scrambling to arrange for remote learning and work from home.
Data out of the University of Calgary suggests more new mothers are struggling with postpartum anxiety and depression in the first three months after giving birth than prior to the pandemic.
Children’s sports organizations are turning to outside help to evaluate players at team tryouts in order to remove the politics from the process.
While parents can feel helpless as their children navigate tryouts, the University of Alberta’s vice dean for Kinesiology, Sports and Recreation says there are tangible ways to offer support.
The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health found that among families where kids saw grandparents often or occasionally — 43 per cent had major or minor disagreements about parenting.
A mental health counsellor and the founder of Coping Skills for Kids offers advice for parents spending longer periods of time away from their children for the first time in six months.
In its new report, Children First Canada describes the ways the COVID-19 pandemic is negatively impacting children across the country.
While parents cannot control what happens inside the classroom, they can do their best to send their kids back to school as healthy as possible. We went to the experts to find out how.
Financial empowerment coach Selina Gray says discussing money with children from a young age is essential because the narratives we have developed around money — that it doesn’t grow on trees; it’s a struggle; or it is meant to be saved — are developed early on.
Some Canadian parents are choosing homeschooling over virtual learning or in-person classes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
As social distancing guidelines continue in Canada, some parents are seeking out virtual babysitters. We find out how it works.