Baby's First Year · Parenting

Teaching children about body awareness and consent

As parents and caregivers, you play a vital role in raising a sexually healthy child. You get to be the primary educator to teach your child about healthy sexuality based on your family values and beliefs. Here are our Sexual Health colleagues, Jennifer Paterson & Nancy McAlary, to explain more. Children are curious and have… Continue reading Teaching children about body awareness and consent

Baby's First Year · Parenting

The Power of Attachment

All parents want the best for their children. We envision a future for them that is full of happiness, success and healthy relationships. But, having a fulfilling relationship may feel like a daunting task and maybe even impossible…when picturing your screaming, tantruming toddler! What if I told you that there is a simple, yet powerful… Continue reading The Power of Attachment

Emotional Health · Parenting

Why a happy parent makes for a happy baby

As a nurse, one of my favourite things about delivering parenting programs in Toronto is hearing the personal stories of new parents caring for their children, and the things they learn along the way. There’s one story in particular that sticks out to me, and it’s one that I share with most new parents I meet in my… Continue reading Why a happy parent makes for a happy baby