Nothing beats a home cooked meal. The new food guide emphasizes home cooking as a practical way to support healthy eating. “Over time, Canadian households have significantly increased the proportion of their food budget spent on highly processed products,” says the guide, and Canadian households also spend about 30 per cent of their food budget on meals and snacks purchased outside the home. Read more here: ... See MoreSee Less
It is common for children and adolescents in foster care to exhibit challenging behaviours, some of which can be severe. It is equally common for parents providing care to these children to become upset and overwhelmed by what they see.
Before parents reach the point where they themselves may have a behavioural episode, they need to remind themselves of the environment that their child came from. By remembering what this child was experiencing during their formative years, we can better understand the behaviours we are seeing now. #fosterparenting #satorifoster #therapeuticparenting ... See MoreSee Less
Every brain works differently. We cannot see everyone's differences on the outside, we need to take the time to learn what is going on inside. #autism #parentingProfessional category finalist Alexander’s film gives an uplifting introduction to autism for young non-autistic audiences, aiming to raise awareness, unders... ... See MoreSee Less
When the weather is cold we all start to think about getting away with the family. Traveling with any child can be a stressful adventure, but traveling with a child who has a learning disability like dyslexia requires you to pack a few extra skills in your travel bag. Here is a great read that may help you get over your fears. ... See MoreSee Less
Buying toys for children can be difficult. You want to get something that will make the child smile. The reality is no matter how great the gift, a child with autism may never give you a smile. Autistic children have problems with verbal and nonverbal communication (like smiling), social interactions and repetitive behaviors but that doesn’t mean they won’t appreciate your gift. Whether for a holiday, birthday or just because here are some gifts children on the autism spectrum may be more inclined to enjoy.
Buying toys for children can be difficult. You want to get something that will make the child smile. The reality is no matter how great the gift, a child with autism may never give you a smile. Autist...