Gaming Addiction

CHAPTER 25 – GAMING. Oh, GAMING. An excerpt from my ebook for parents Why is gaming addictive? Gaming is addictive because the gaming companies have created GAMES to be that …

How is COVID affecting your children’s behaviour?

HERE ARE SOME GUIDELINES Maintain the same bedtime routines Create a schedule that suits your and your child’s needs Include time for your work / errands Include your child in …

Tech Neglect

Families are spending 80/hours less a week together bonding and socializing. What does this mean for your children? How will this affect their mental health?
Children need to form the security attachment bond, love and reliability with a parent.This attachment is key to their overall psychological development. If it isn’t formed usually children will start to demonstrate unwanted behaviour. What can parents do to protect and nourish this bond? I will tell you how to keep routines and provide strategies for help at home. Stay Safe and stay home!! Read More

Creating a Parenting Pledge

Parents, Take the Pledge! Be present for your family’s Mental Health. Let’s create a pledge that is built by all of us. There are so many more social cues to …

Hockey Dads

These dads warmed my heart. Stories that share how you can bond with your family. By: Larissa Mills, B.A, M.Ed. These Hockey DAD’s and daughters! I walked into my sons …

Tech Alternative Christmas

Buy less Tech, get more LOVE!! Gift Ideas Gift Cards are wonderful for movies, Laserquest, skiing, skating etc. Try to steer away from plastic toys. Buy tickets to a sporting …

Frustrations & Cellphones

Parents are sharing their frustrations with me about their children’s addiction to their phones and how it is affecting their school work and life at home. Teachers are very concerned …