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No Naps - The Transition

March 4th, 2015

By Heather N. Plante, CMCSC
How do you know when your toddler is ready to switch from 1 nap to none?  There are several signs that you will notice that will tell you that she is ready:
1)   …

Managing Needle Pain in Children

March 1st, 2015

By: Kathy Reid

Have you ever dreaded taking your…

Why it is so important to book regular eye exams for your children!

February 2nd, 2015

One day, they were at home with their little girl. The next, Chantal and Jason Delarge were rushing 18-month-old Dallis to the hospital, and their lives changed forever. Watch their story and…

Pro-Feeding: Moms Supporting Moms

January 1st, 2015

By Maria Flores

Last spring, I went out for lunch…

Every 12 Minutes, Someone in Canada Experiences Vision Loss

May 14th, 2014

May is Vision Health Month, and the Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO) and Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Alberta and North West Territories are teaming up…

Someone’s Miracle. Someone’s Baby.

February 23rd, 2014

By Melanie Watson
When we’re expecting a child, we cultivate hopes and dreams for them, imagining the perfect life they…

New Beginnings - Canadian Premature Babies Foundation

December 31st, 2013

By Katharina Staub

My husband Tim and I met later in life. We still wanted to have a family. We were thrilled…

Star the New Year with a Safe Home

December 31st, 2013

By Jill Amery

As parents, we are told to cover plugs,…

Move Aside Fido: Ticks are for Kids Too!

July 4th, 2013

Tips for Avoiding & Treating Tick-Borne Diseases Affecting Your Children this Summer
School’s out and kids are raring to enjoy the great outdoors. While summer may have just…

Swim Safer

June 26th, 2013

Drowning is the second leading cause of preventable death for children under 10 years of age. In Canada statistics show that an average of 375 people drown each year. These tragedies can range from boating…

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