Category Archives: Parents Canada

Everything you want to tell your kids about sex but are afraid to

Positive sexual health starts at home, so roll up your sleeves and get the conversation started. Download article PDF Published in Parents Canada in September 2015 When I was in Grade 5, my best friend told me a woman got pregnant when a man spit in her mouth. Sure, it seemed preposterous, but she pronounced…
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Confessions of a (Former) Helicopter Mom

How I learned to stop worrying and just enjoy being a mom Download article PDF Published in Parents Canada in November 2013 I started fretting about my kids long before they were born. It began with What to Expect When You're Expecting. I would perch the book on my growing belly in bed and read…
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Are you brooding over your brood?

If the daily rigours of parenting make you as if like you're under a dark cloud, here's how to find a little sunshine. Download article PDF Published in Parents Canada in March 2011 When my nine-year-old daughter Lucy recently asked if she could walk to the corner store alone, my immediate response was "no". Lucy…
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