15 Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas for Back-to-School

15 Quick and Easy Lunch Ideas for Back-to-School

Article and recipes by Registered Dietitian Andrea Holwegner and the team of Dietitians at Health Stand Nutrition.   Back-to-school season is officially up…

Sep 9, 2022 5 min
Yoga for Back-to-School Anxiety [PLUS 25 Positive Affirmations for Back-to-School]

Yoga for Back-to-School Anxiety [PLUS 25 Positive Affirmations for Back-to-School]

Incorporate yoga and mindfulness into your back-to-school routine to help calm your child’s anxiety. Back-to-school is a time of change, new routines, and …

Aug 26, 2022 4 min
How to Prepare Your Toddler For a New Sibling

How to Prepare Your Toddler For a New Sibling

Wondering how to introduce your child to the new baby you’re expecting? Here are 5 tips on how to prepare your toddler for their new sibling. If you’re loo…

Aug 11, 2022 3 min
A Complete Guide to Naptime

A Complete Guide to Naptime

By: Lynn Matuszewski, Certified Sleep Consultant Let’s talk naptime! As a certified sleep consultant, one of the most common issues that families come to m…

Jul 28, 2022 6 min
Yoga Poses for Kids: Benefits & Step-By-Step Guides

Yoga Poses for Kids: Benefits & Step-By-Step Guides

Learn about all the benefits that yoga can bring into your family’s life! Here, we outline eight easy yoga poses for kids, how to do them at home, and all …

Jun 16, 2022 4 min
Helping Your Child Develop Emotional Literacy

Helping Your Child Develop Emotional Literacy

The first week of May is Mental Health Week so we sat down with our psychologist, Bobbi Jo Gaetz to outline ways in which families can help children develo…

May 5, 2022 4 min
Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids

Chores can play an essential role in helping your child develop lifelong skills. Here’s a list of chores for kids of all ages! There’s a lot to be gained f…

Feb 25, 2022 3 min
How to Manage Your Inner ‘Mom Guilt’

How to Manage Your Inner ‘Mom Guilt’

As parents, where does our guilt come from and how can we manage it? Guilt. It’s such a common emotion in parents, so much that it even has its own hashtag…

Feb 11, 2022 4 min
7 Sensory Play Recipes and Activities to Try at Home

7 Sensory Play Recipes and Activities to Try at Home

Providing opportunities for children to actively use their senses as they explore their world through sensory play is crucial to brain development because …

Aug 24, 2021 2 min
Helping Children Make Connections at a New School

Helping Children Make Connections at a New School

As adults, we sometimes overlook how difficult it can be for a child to acclimate to serious changes in their life such as starting at a new school. There …

Aug 24, 2021 2 min
How to Talk to Your Children About the Coronavirus

How to Talk to Your Children About the Coronavirus

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) is being talked about more each day and precautions are being taken inside and outside the home, children are likely to becom…

Mar 16, 2020 4 min
Guiding Behaviours: Supporting Social and Emotional Resiliency in Toddlers

Guiding Behaviours: Supporting Social and Emotional Resiliency in Toddlers

Children live in small worlds that are constantly being explored and expanded.  They are surrounded by their families, their tight-knit group of friends, n…

Mar 11, 2020 10 min