Being a parent

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.

November 21, 2022
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 3, 2022
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 22, 2022
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 20, 2022
Deciding to have a second child

Deciding to have a second child

You have been dreaming of another child for a long time and your daughter would love to have a little brother but it is such an important decision! Should you have a second child?

May 16, 2022
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 2, 2022
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?

March 21, 2022
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.

February 28, 2022
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 10, 2022
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, 2021
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 13, 2021
The dangers of hyper-education

The dangers of hyper-education

The growing number of young people suffering from burnout, performance anxiety and depression is causing concern. Hyper-education has been at the heart of hot topics for some years now.

June 27, 2021
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
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