Category: parenting

How to help your child with back to school jitters

September may not be the traditional New Year, but for most kids, it represents a new beginning. Some kids embrace the new school year and look forward to seeing old friends, getting new school supplies, and learning again. Unfortunately, for some students, September can be a major source of anxiety. A new school year doesn’t …

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The benefits of multiculturalism

Canada has long been hailed as a cultural mosaic, home to people with a wide variety of diverse backgrounds. This Canada Multiculturalism Day, it’s important to recognize some of the ways we all benefit from multiculturalism on a daily basis: Multiculturalism makes us more creative Opening ourselves up to aspects of other cultures—whether it’s a …

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4 ways to strengthen your relationship with your teen

Raising children comes with its fair share of challenges. Parenting teenagers, on the other hand, is a whole other ballgame. The daily struggles of maintaining a relationship with a teen can be enough to wear parents down, especially when every interaction results in conflict. But being a teenager isn’t easy: from fluctuating hormones, to navigating …

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