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Always dirty!

Always dirty!

July 28, 2014

His shirt is dirty. He has a runny nose. His hands are brown. His feet are covered with dirt. He is (almost) always dirty! What can I do?

Teaching assertiveness to toddlers

Teaching assertiveness to toddlers

July 14, 2014

What is assertiveness? Does it naturally come to children or do we have to teach it? Nancy Doyon offers us food for thought to equip our children and help them face adversity.

The benefits of fairy tales

The benefits of fairy tales

February 23, 2014

Fairy tales are very helpful for your children and gently prepare them to face life and its pitfalls.

What is love, mom?

What is love, mom?

February 2, 2014

Love is many things and you will know what it is when you see it. Is that a good explanation? No? Let’s try harder...

Let them believe in Santa!

Let them believe in Santa!

November 17, 2013

Should we let our kids believe in Santa Claus and the whole holiday magic? Absolutely, and psychoeducator Solène Bourque tells us why.

The instinct of children

The instinct of children

January 4, 2013

“We won’t leave until you give a big hug to your uncle!” What should we do or avoid to help our children follow their instinct?

Which behaviours should I punish?

Which behaviours should I punish?

August 3, 2012

Being a parent means having a thousand questions about discipline, punishments and interventions. Yet if we respect the two following basic principals, we should do fine!

Be careful what you tell your children

Be careful what you tell your children

July 9, 2012

These little sayings seem harmless but they can leave negative traces and give your child a false sense of guilt. Autopsy of the parental language.

Little emperors

Little emperors

May 29, 2011

Who are they and what are the causes of this growing social phenomenon? What can we do as parents to avoid having a little emperor?

My son plays like a girl

My son plays like a girl

May 15, 2011

Out with the cars and dinosaurs, your son prefers princess costumes, dolls and fairies? Does your child’s behaviour worry you? This type of reaction is normal there is no need to panic.

Believing in fairytales

Believing in fairytales

December 6, 2010

Should we tell fictitious stories to our kids? Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the baby-delivering Stork, the Tooth Fairy ?

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