Being a parent

Sleeping with your children

Sleeping with your children

When they’re babies, co-sleeping facilitates breastfeeding and relationship building. But what happens when your 2, 4 or even 8-year-old child still sleeps with you? A psychologist explains below.

November 1, 2020
Be careful what you tell your children

Be careful what you tell your children

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

September 21, 2020
Do you ever repeat yourself?

Do you ever repeat yourself?

Did you know that an adult repeats a request to his child three to five times on average? And you? How many times do you repeat? Too many, I suppose.

August 3, 2020
Moms are different from dads!

Moms are different from dads!

Should everyone experience parenthood in the exact same way? Are men and women different in the way they experience it? Absolutely!

August 3, 2020
We can be heroes!

We can be heroes!

Your children look up to you with such admiration in their innocent eyes. For them, you truly are a one-of-a-kind hero! Are you their role model? Are you a symbol of happiness and adventure? What is a hero for you? For them? 

June 15, 2020
Say YES as often as you can!

Say YES as often as you can!

If “no” is necessary for children and teenagers, it remains a word to be used in moderation because it can bring on a feeling of helplessness in children. What if you told them yes instead?

May 11, 2020
Paternity acknowledgement

Paternity acknowledgement

Unknown father, absent father, anonymous father: what are the emotional and legal consequences when the father does not appear on the birth certificate?

April 27, 2020
Loving tips for happy children

Loving tips for happy children

Being a proud parent is one of the best demonstrations of love but it is also the biggest challenge of your life. Here are a few tips for you.

April 20, 2020
The confidence of new parents

The confidence of new parents

Despite all the joy, happiness and exaltation related to their first baby, new parents will have to adapt very fast to many changes.

April 13, 2020
Should we reward children?

Should we reward children?

Just like punishments, rewards are given to control children. The difference only lies in the fact that one is more positive than the other. We want the child to continue behaving well so we buy it in some way.

April 6, 2020
Controlling or Tiger Parenting

Controlling or Tiger Parenting

In popular culture, we call them “tiger parents”: they are very strict and want to control everything. Their child needs to perform. Keep reading to find out why parents act like this and what the consequences of this type of parenting are.

March 9, 2020
Big moments… start small!

Big moments… start small!

Quiet moments like holidays and school breaks are special times to enjoy family life and have fun with the kids.

March 2, 2020
Managing your children’s friends

Managing your children’s friends

From the first day of school, our children’s friends have an important role in their lives. Here is a little guide to help you find out how to manage the friends, the visits, and the day trips.

February 24, 2020
Have you become a mother hen?

Have you become a mother hen?

Are you always concerned about the well-being of your baby? All moms want to protect their child from danger, but how do you know if you’ve crossed the line into overprotective?

January 13, 2020
10 must-have manners

10 must-have manners

Good manners have changed a lot over the years but some attentions never go out of style. To raise a polite and well-liked child, here are ten must-have manners.

December 30, 2019
Family values

Family values

Our aging parents and grandparents often say that our family values are on the decline. What do they mean? Let’s talk about family values, a heritage we should honor.

December 9, 2019
Discipline is a labour of love

Discipline is a labour of love

Discipline is a hot topic for many parents! What’s the right way to go about it? Should they be more or less strict? Should they give their children more or less chances?

October 7, 2019

This week
14 unmistakable pregnancy signs

Do you think you might be pregnant but you’re not 100% sure? If you relate to these 14 signs, you should definitely head to your local pharmacy to buy that pregnancy test you’ve been thinking about!

Trying to conceive

Have you ever experienced the disappointment of not being able to get pregnant? Once, twice, three times? The desire to have a child is so intense that it makes the waiting period unbearable. Just remember to never lose hope.

Swelling problems during pregnancy

Swelling during pregnancy is normal and should be expected! It may cause discomofort but it should not be worrisome. 

Breastfeeding and medication

Some women cannot breastfeed because of their medication. Fortunately, those cases are rare. Keep reading for some explanations and recommendations.