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Helping Your Teen Combat Anxiety Disorder When Medication Is Refused

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Helping Your Teen Combat Anxiety Disorder When Medication Is Refused

Does your teenager have an anxiety disorder and you are both against medications for treatment? If so, you likely have concerns about whether or not the condition will get worse as your child gets older. You may also want to know what alternatives to medication your child can begin using immediately to reduce the frequency or severity of their anxiety attacks. The following suggestions can get you started.  Avoid caffeine. If you child has issues with anxiety and depression, they may drink caffeinated beverages in an effort to combat...

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Child Skill Development And First Year Milestones

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Child Skill Development And First Year Milestones

All children progress and learn at individual paces, and you shouldn’t spend an unnecessary amount of time comparing your child’s accomplishments to another’s. Simply because your child is taking longer to walk, talk, or potty train than the child across the way, this doesn’t mean that he or she has a developmental delay. It could just mean that your child is brighter or more easily distracted than another. It could also mean that the mom you’re meeting at the park once a week has a tendency to inflate her own...

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Preparing Your Type 1 Diabetic Toddler For Nursery School

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preparing Your Type 1 Diabetic Toddler For Nursery School

Type 1 diabetes is a debilitating problem that strikes too many children across the country. It is especially hard when it happens to toddlers who attend nursery schools, as they have to deal with a life-altering situation while away from their parents. Thankfully, there are ways you can help make it easier on both your child and their nursery school teacher. Carb Counting Many people think that raising a diabetic child requires a strict adherence to a specific diet, but it’s actually not as difficult to provide your diabetic child with...

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Renewing Your Ontario Driver’s License after Age 80: What to Expect

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Renewing Your Ontario Driver’s License after Age 80: What to Expect

Once you turn 80, Ontario law requires that you renew your driver’s license every two years. In order to renew your license after this age, you must also pass a series of exams to ensure that you’re safe behind the wheel. If you’ve recently turned 80 or will be in the near future, it’s smart to get a better idea as to what to expect when it comes to renewing your license. Booking Your Appointment Assuming your address is up-to-date on your current driver’s license, you should receive a notification in your...

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Helping Your Whole Child: Why Dance Lessons Could Be Just What Your Child Needs

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As a parent, you understand the struggle of making sure that your children are getting structured physical education. All too often, children are stuck indoors, working on lessons at school, only to come home and turn on the television. However, physical activity is extremely important to your child’s overall development. Enrolling your child in dancing lessons can benefit them in many ways. Here are just a few. Improved Coordination If your child struggles to stay upright during the simplest of tasks, such as walking from one room to...

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Adult Child Getting Married? How To Get Ready For The Big Day

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your adult child is getting married, it can be a happy and sad time for you. You are happy to see him/her starting a new life, but also sad because you hate to see them go. Below are some things you can do to help your child get ready for one of the biggest days of their life. Sign Up For Dance Lessons If your adult child is planning to dance at their reception, he/she may want to consider taking some dance lessons if they do not know how. Every eye will be on the couple as they dance the first dance. Look for a dance studio in your area...

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Overcoming Your Fear Of Driving

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you are scared of driving, learning how to drive can be a nightmare. Being fearful of driving is natural, but if you attend a qualified driving school there is no reason you can’t learn how to drive successfully. With a good instructor, you will be able to overcome your anxiety about driving and be prepared for getting your license. Tackle Your Fear of Driving One Step at a Time If you are scared, you’re not going to be expected to get behind the wheel and hop on the nearest highway. Let your instructor know that you are...

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3 Ways To Help Ease Your Child’s Separation Anxiety As They Start Daycare

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Surveys show that 69% of mothers with children between the ages of 0 and 2 are actively engaged in the labor force in Canada. With such a high percentage of mothers working, the demand for quality child care has also increased. If you are thinking of enrolling your child in a daycare program it is important to understand that your child may experience some fear and anxiety when entering daycare. Here are 3 ways you can help ease your child’s separation anxiety and make the transition to daycare more pleasant in the future. 1....

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How Montessori Schools Will Benefit Your Child With Autism

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are the parent of an autistic child, choosing the right pre-school or kindergarten is essential for your child’s development. You need an environment that is nurturing, understanding of your child’s needs and abilities, and able to meet those needs while leading him or her to grow both mentally and socially. As you are shopping around for schools, you will find that a Montessori school will meet these requirements and benefit a child with autism. The Montessori Way Montessori schools are unique schools that allow children...

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