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Improve Your Child’s Relationship With Food

Improve Your Child’s Relationship With Food

NC – Fear is a common reaction to ‘the obesity epidemic’, so it’s no wonder that children today are more focused on food than ever before. Kids are being taught about the importance of choosing from ‘good foods’, ‘bad foods’ ...

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How To Make The Holidays Truly Magical For Kids

How To Make The Holidays Truly Magical For Kids

NC – We’ve all felt the pressure to attend every holiday movie, try every sweet goodie, and pile up all of our presents under the tree. Yet many parents find that it’s not the gifts their kids remember. Children most ...

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How To Talk To Children About Finances

How To Talk To Children About Finances

NC – As a way to teach children good money habits, a lot of parents and grandparents are giving children financial gifts this holiday season, like a piggy bank filled with shiny coins or a contribution towards their RESP. Linda ...

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Watch For The Four Symptoms Of Youth Depression

Watch For The Four Symptoms Of Youth Depression

By Jeff Moat Guest Writer  NC – The school year can be a stressful time for parents and youth alike. Adapting to new schedules, new teachers and new challenges can heighten existing mental health problems and illness. In Canada, data ...

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Halloween Safety Tips From Pumpkin Patrol

Halloween Safety Tips From Pumpkin Patrol

NC – It’s easy to get caught up in the fun of Halloween, but once the sugar rush sets in, kids can forget some of the safety rules they’ve learned. If we think about a few precautions now, however, this ...

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The Importance Of Helping Our Youth Develop Socially

The Importance Of Helping Our Youth Develop Socially

By Sharmon Carrington Pride Columnist Our children are bombarded by various influences that can distract them and pull them in various directions. Movies, TV, video games, stresses and conflicts at school can all contribute to a youth’s retreat, often opting ...

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Coping With Expensive Kids’ Extracurricular Activities

Coping With Expensive Kids’ Extracurricular Activities

By Carla Hindman Director of Financial Education, Visa Canada When budgeting for back-to-school expenses, parents generally include routine fare like clothes, school supplies and maybe a new backpack. But if your kids participate in extracurricular activities, whether it’s sports, music ...

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Responding To Schools’ Disciplinary Actions

Responding To Schools’ Disciplinary Actions

By Sharmon Carrington Pride Guest Columnist  Addressing discipline administered to your child:  Many parents do not address the school’s discipline imposed on their children, either because they are afraid to do so, or because they are ignorant of the steps ...

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