The science of self-care: How tiny habits make a big difference
Parents, if you’re feeling burnt out, here are some simple ways you can add self-care into your day—no special equipment or guru required.
The one simple secret to help your child become more confident
When your child says they’re just “not good” at something, encourage them to keep trying and become more confident with this advice.
Thrive Outside: New resource supports outdoor learning and play
The resource, from the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada, offers tips and support for parents and teachers to explore nature with kids year-round.
5 activities to do with kids on Labour Day weekend
Summer’s not over yet! Make the most of your Labour Day weekend with these fun family activity ideas.
How sports teams can stay connected through COVID-19
Angie Abdou’s kids are participating in Zoom meetings with their teammates, doing at-home family workouts, and joining her on runs.
Three kinds of prompts to inspire children to play
One way to encourage kids to play is to prompt rather than suggest. Often, the activities they find the most engaging are the ones they invent themselves.
These parent-tested tips will help kids play by themselves
Our readers shared these excellent tips to help young children spend more time playing independently, so parents can work or take time for self-care.
A printable outline to help kids plan their own day
When school’s not in session, regular routines often go out the window. Here are some tips for adding structure to your family’s day.
Is it time for pediatricians to prescribe physical activity?
Few kids today meet the recommended guidelines for daily physical activity. Here’s what we can do about it.
5 group games kids in wheelchairs can play
Kids in wheelchairs may be seated, but that doesn’t mean they have to be sitting still. Here are some ideas for fun, active games.