Parents

As pregnancy brings many normal changes for your body, it can be challenging to identify red flags that may point to premature labor, even if you are far from your due date. So how can you know if you are experiencing preterm labor? Here are the symptoms you may be able to recognize at home.
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It’s estimated that 150,000 kids were sent to residential schools, and that legacy of neglect, lack of education and abuse is still being felt today. Residential schools for First Nations, Métis and Inuit kids were run by church organizations in partnership with the Canadian government from 1883 until 1969. Designed to force Indigenous children to
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The sight of washed-out bridges, demolished homes and uprooted old trees may bring up some questions from your kid. Here’s the best way to answer without freaking them out. Like many Canadians, I’ve been crushed to see how Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on the Maritimes. The sight of washed-out bridges, demolished homes and uprooted old
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Whether your toddler is repeatedly whining and throwing temper tantrums or if whining has become a habit for an older child, Dr. Dehra Harris has the techniques to get your child to stop whining. Visit Children’s MomDocs (a blog by mom physicians at St Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine): http://bit.ly/2k3V2W2 Learn
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Empathy is a skill that parents can work to teach their children through encouragement and emotional development activities. In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris shares a few tips for parents to ensure children develop healthy emotional habits and empathy skills. Visit Children’s MomDocs (a blog by mom physicians at St Louis Children’s
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This game is designed for younger children. We mix the games of “Stop and Go” and “Mother May I” to help children learn how rewards and consequences work. Learn how to improve your ability to give rewards here: https://www.smarterparenting.com/skills/effective-positive-rewards/ Learn how to give consequences that make a difference while preserving your relationship with your child:
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It may seem early to be shopping for advent calendars, but be warned: these puppies sell out fast. Let the countdown to the holidays begin! What’s even sweeter than chocolate? Toys! Make the 12 (or 24) days leading up to Christmas feel extra special with these tiny, gift-filled advent calendars for kids. From Play-Doh to
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