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Should we let our kids believe in Santa Claus and the whole magic of the holidays? Absolutely! The excitement of the Christmas season is in full swing. We see more and more decorated houses and lighted store wi...My Child is Learning Two Languages
Seeing several bilingual children in clinic, I’m often asked by concerned parents, “My child is learning several languages, what should I ...Hocus Pocus… Let’s Help Them Stay Focused
For many youth, this is the time of year when the initial excitement about school is wea...The Importance of Traditions
Traditions are important because they allow us to reminisce, keep that bond between parents and children, and allow us to strengthen and appreciate past generations. The concept of tradition includes a number of interrelated ideas; tradition refer...Unplug and Download Life
When was the last time your 15-year-old unplugged himself / herself from technology for a few hours, let alone a few weeks? This is exactly what a group of youths did this summer during the Counselor-in-Training and Leader-in-Training Programs. Th...Yoga for Children
Yoga is a discipline that blends meditation and exercise. It focuses on breathing and balancing the physical and spiritual self and is beneficial for a number of ailments including stress, insomnia and digestion. While yoga is typically associated...Elder Abuse: Breaking the Silence
According to statistics, every year in Laval, around 2,640 to 4,620 older adults experience abuse. This number, however, is only an approximation since a majority of st...The benefits of fairy tales
Fairy tales are very helpful for your children and gently prepare them to face life and its pitfalls.Fairy tales are not only useful to help your children sleep, even if they have been making miracles for mothers for generations. Unknowingly, wri...My baby is starting daycare
Will it soon be your child’s first introduction to the world of daycare? To make this entry go as smooth as possible, here are a few tips that will make your life easier.You are on maternity leave, but something is already preoccupying you: it wil...Five Rules for Successful Homework Time
Here are five simple ways to successfully accomplish homework with your children.1) RoutineTalk with your child to determine a precise moment during the day to do his/her...
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