As a parent I always try to be conscious of the things my 3 year old daughter watches on the TV. Like any normal child at this age she immediately turns into a “TV Zombie” when the TV comes on to a favourite show.
As a Red Cross aquatic instructor for the past 16 years and after starting my own swim school six years ago,
I have firsthand knowledge of the benefits of continuing swimming lessons during the school year.
Here is my top 5 list!
#5 –Skill Retention
As the saying goes practise makes perfect. But I’m a strong believer that “perfect”… [Continue Reading]
Children are born ready to communicate! As parents, it is exciting to experience the incredible growth and development of your child’s language and communication skills in the first few years of life.
Babies begin to understand language well before they start using words to communicate. They are busy soaking up the language you are speaking to… [Continue Reading]
You know how becoming a parent is one of the most challenging things you can do. It is not just the lack of sleep. Everything in your life seems to take on a new level of importance.
Priorities change, your self-image mutates, and even things that you thought you knew become challenges. One of the main… [Continue Reading]
As a pediatric dentist, one of the most common questions that parents ask me is “at what age should I bring my child to see the dentist?” The Canadian Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry both recommend that a child’s first dental visit should be by age 1 or soon (approximately 6… [Continue Reading]