Eye Contact: More Than Meets the Eye

Using eye contact is a fundamental part of communication at all ages. Let's consider benefits, barriers and tips for good eye contact. Notice what it’s like when you don’t...

About A Boy

There are lots of stereotypes about boys. Here are some I’ve heard: they love all things transport and weaponry, they’re active, they’re noisy, they’re risk-takers, they’re cuddly, they...

Praise That Packs a Punch

How do you reward your kids in your house? In our house we use a variety of things. There are informal methods, such as verbal praise or high 5s for...

Brain Plasticity and Speech Pathology

Neural (or brain) plasticity is the ability of the brain to change or adapt. This occurs in response to the environment, experience, behaviour, disease or injury. We can...

Using Fights to Teach Children about Emotions

Fights may undermine the harmony in our homes, but they also provide invaluable opportunities to teach our children about their own and others' emotions. It’s nearly bedtime and I...

The #1 Thing Our Kids Need

Confession time: this morning I was multi-tasking over breakfast, filling out some boring-but-important forms, when B2 (our second out of 3 sons), said to me, “Mum, can I...

Involving Family at Christmas Time

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin Apparently it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But for...

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