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From Surviving to Thriving

March 1st, 2017

By Jenifer Horvath
As parents, it’s easy to fall into the rhythm of merely surviving. Doing what you need to do to exist and get the necessary tasks done on a daily basis, especially under hardship.…

Too Tired to Move

March 1st, 2017

By Loretta Friedrich
What physically active games were popular in your childhood? Hopscotch, Tag, Red Rover, or Hide and Go Seek? These classic kids’ games never seem to go out of style. I think…

Why is My Child So Agitated After Anaesthetic?

March 1st, 2017

By Susan Richards
If your child is about to undergo a procedure that involves general anesthesia (medication used to cause temporary sleep to prevent pain), it is important to understand that your…

OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF JUDGEMENT

January 31st, 2017

Submitted by World Health Edmonton
You step onto the field, court, or into the gym and feel like all eyes are on you.  The outfit you’re wearing, the activity you’re doing, and even the sweat…

5 Tips To Achieve Your Goals ­– Backed By Science

January 11th, 2017

By Jenifer Horvath
Are you struggling with your New Year’s Resolutions? You’re not alone. The majority of people don’t last long before they stumble, get frustrated, blame themselves or others,…

Sleep Apnea in Children

January 3rd, 2017

Submitted by Signature Orthodontics
Brief pauses in breathing while sleeping are normal but when breathing stops often or for longer periods, it is called sleep apnea.
When someone has sleep…

Fear of Starting Something New

January 3rd, 2017

By Devon Chang
Doing something we’ve never done before can make us feel one of two ways: Excited or Fearful. If you're excited about something, you are likely to do it. However, if for whatever…

Your Child’s Fitness Personality, and Fun Ways to Motivate Them

January 3rd, 2017

By Hillary Hastey and Shamelle Pless 
Today, children and teens average several hours per day of ‘screen time’ using TVs, computers, phones and other electronic devices. Today it’s more common…

Born Too Soon

January 3rd, 2017

By Marcia Ergezinger
World Prematurity Day is celebrated around the world every November 17 to bring awareness of the rates of prematurity and to celebrate the strengths and struggles of these tiny…

Safe Sleep For Your Baby

January 3rd, 2017

Submitted by the Healthy Parents, Healthy Children Team
There’s nothing more beautiful and peaceful than a sleeping baby and babies spend a lot of their time sleeping.  That’s why it’s important…

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