Potty Training

Your child will let you know when they’re ready to potty train. Look for these signs, typically between 18-24 months. Interest: Your child shows curiosity about the toilet or wants to imitate you using it. Communication: Your child expresses the need to go or starts using words related to potty training, it’s a good sign.

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Positive Teaching Moments

 “That’s tricky, but you can do it.” Take a break from Instead Try “That’s easy, you can do it!”  But what if the child can’t do it? Then they have just failed to do something ‘easy,’ which is pretty discouraging. And if they do succeed with the task, they don’t feel good about it, because they’ve merely accomplished something

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12 Ways To Make Saying Goodbye Easier

Making the beginning of school transition easier This time of year, the start of school transition is on every parent’s mind. Separations from parents can be stressful for young children, especially during a pandemic. Here are a few things you can do to support your child in making the adjustment a little smoother. If possible

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I Can Do It Myself! A Toddler’s Push for Independence

Toddlers, 1-year-olds to 3-year-olds, are full of energy and curiosity. They’re practicing and mastering many skills, like walking, talking, and climbing. However, their biggest endeavor is becoming their own person. One of the major challenges for parents is supporting their toddler in developing this independence. Parents are understandably not ready for their child to stop

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20 Activities to Keep Your Child Busy During the Pandemic

Here are 20 ways to keep kids active, creating, and exploring!   Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt Go on a scavenger hunt around your neighbourhood and see what you can find! Use our scavenger hunt list or make your own with this blank template! Toronto Zoo Live Everyday at 1:00pm the Toronto Zoo hosts a live show

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Avoiding Power Struggles: Easier Said Than Done!

Power struggles are common, especially during high stress times like a pandemic. They’re exhausting for parents and for children. Let’s dive into ways to ease these moments by getting to the root of the problem. Challenging behaviours give rise to teachable moments Identifying how to self-regulate and develop skills to cope and recover from stress

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