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Are helmets putting our kids at an increased risk of head injuries?

January 10th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
As helmet use increases so does the impact of head injuries. Find out why.
Are helmets putting our kids at an increased risk of head injuries?

As a parent it’s easy to worry about every bump your child takes – especially if it’s on the head. I’ve been guilty of taking more than one of my kids to the emergency room after a head bump “just to make sure” my child was okay.

Surprising Holiday Hazards

December 23rd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Are poinsettias poisonous? Is your Christmas tree safe? Learn how to keep your child safe this holiday season.
Surprising Holiday Hazards

As parents, we don't want to make like the Grinch and steal all the Christmas cheer, but we don't want our children to get hurt during the holidays either. Unfortunately, holiday hazards can creep up where you least expect them. Here are four surprising holiday health hazards and how to protect your children from them:

Is Modern Parenting Having a Negative Impact on Brain Development?

October 21st, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
When it comes to how we raise our babies, sometimes the old ways are the best ways.
Is Modern Parenting Having a Negative Impact on Brain Development?

Think we’ve come a long way when it comes to our modern parenting practices? Think again. While parents often have the best intentions, new research shows that detachment-parenting practices such as letting your child cry it out and bottle feeding can actually hinder brain development.

Kid's Vitamin Recall

September 28th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out if your child's vitamins have been recalled.
Kid's Vitamin Recall

Does your child eat vitamins? Health Canada has just issued a recall for both children’s and adult gummy vitamin products from Church & Dwight Canada Corp. The affected supplements include L'il Critters Vitamin D3 (seen here) and Vitafusion Calcium Adult Gummy Vitamins.

How to Rekindle your Relationship

August 21st, 2015 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Your guide to falling in love all over again
How to Rekindle your Relationship

Has your relationship been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Your relationship with your partner is the foundation upon which your entire family is structured–so if your marriage is strong, your whole family will be strong, you’ll be a better parent, and you’ll be a happier person. Here’s how to reconnect with your partner: