The Benefit of Outdoor Play for Kids

The Benefit of Outdoor Play for Kids

Do you take your kids outdoors much? Do you let them play outside whenever the weather is nice? According to new studies, getting time outside is in the best interest of children. However, all of us, still have those notions that perhaps it is best to stay inside. Ask...
How to Help Siblings Get Along

How to Help Siblings Get Along

Sibling rivalry…it’s a familiar term for many parents. And for many parents, they can relate when they also have siblings that they may have not always gotten along with. The hope of every parent is that their children are going to have strong bonds with one another....
A New Parenting Style Emerges

A New Parenting Style Emerges

Lately, one of the trends that we are seeing online in terms of parenting is the counterintuitive parenting styles. These parenting styles are the opposite of what we have always been told to do. For example, instead of keeping sharp knives and instruments from...
Springing Outside

Springing Outside

After Calgary’s sudden return to winter last week, our daycare had to delay the switch from indoor mornings to outdoor mornings. But I can happily report that as of May 1, it looks like the students will be able to begin their mornings playing outside in the...
The Fidget Spinner: A Huge Craze in the Area

The Fidget Spinner: A Huge Craze in the Area

  The Fidget Spinner: A Huge Craze in the Area   For those who have older children, they probably have been asked to purchase a fidget spinner. But, there are kids who are using this who are still younger than five years old. What is the fidget spinner? Is...
Outdoor Threat this Summer: Ticks!

Outdoor Threat this Summer: Ticks!

The warmer weather is bringing out the pests that many people fear when they go outdoors…ticks! Ticks are those little bugs that can cause big trouble for those who are bitten by these. In fact, many doctors and organizations are warning people throughout Canada and...