Tests and Stress

Nervous Tics In Children

Nervous Tics In Children

She gnaws at her nails while her play buddy cracks his fingers. Why are some children likely to develop nervous symptoms?

October 5, 2020
How to talk about drugs with children

How to talk about drugs with children

You must find the right words, the right moment, the good examples... How can you inform your children without scaring them or making them want to try it out?

August 10, 2020
Melatonin, the miracle sleeping pill?

Melatonin, the miracle sleeping pill?

In recent years, the popularity of melatonin has skyrocketed, along with the increase in taking medications like Ritalin - for ADHD - that can increase sleep problems.

June 1, 2020
Phobias

Phobias

The many fears of children should not worry parents except if they become phobias. Where is the line between the two and how do we cross it?

April 22, 2019
How to: Dealing with your child's first heartbreak

How to: Dealing with your child's first heartbreak

With their little eyes full of tears, your son or daughter swears that they will never fall in love again. A child’s first heartbreak is devastating. Can we pick up the pieces of their broken hearts?

February 18, 2019
My child bites his nails

My child bites his nails

As many as one in three children bite their nails, some as young as 2 or 3 years old, but it is usually around 8 years old that they develop this habit. 

August 8, 2015
Child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse

Abuse often difficult to notice because the abuser does not use his fists but uses seduction, threats and blackmail instead.

February 17, 2012

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Being a parent during this pandemic is not easy. You are all living different situations and you all have your own challenges and fears. But you also all have something in common: you are your children’s heroes!

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Last time my breastfeeding experience went poorly - this time I want it to be different

Unfortunately, we still read and hear about moms who had a really difficult time breastfeeding with their first baby. This could involve anything from not mastering breastfeeding in the first few days to ongoing breastfeeding problems or worries about low milk supply.

Learning to ride a bicycle

You can imagine your hand leaving his bicycle in slow motion and sending him to… a fall? Of course not! You are offering him freedom… it is indeed a big day!