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Health & Wellness

Sight Struggles?

You know your child best. You know their favorite toy, the name of their best friend, and the types of foods they just can’t stand to eat. But would you know if your child is struggling to see? Despite a parent’s best efforts, it’s not always easy to tell if a child has a vision impairment. In fact, children are sometimes misdiagnosed with learning or behavioral disabilities, when the truth is, they just have a hard time seeing. Children assume that the way they see the world is normal, so they rarely complain about vision problems. 

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Sick and Tired

Winter is a wonderful time of year with the joy of holiday traditions, family gatherings, and travel. It is also the time of year when germs abound. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity peaks during December, January, and February. So what happens if you get the flu? Here are six ideas to help you get through the day and the season.

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Get Your Workout in with Kids in Tow

I used to feel trapped by parenting. My two kids were wrapped around my ankles 24/7, like a double-headed ball and chain. They put a serious cramp in my fitness routine.

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Recognizing Unhealthy Relationships

Recent stats have shown a staggering increase in the amount of domestic conflict calls to the Calgary Police Service (CPS). Current economic pressures continue to add to the growing list of possible family stressors, making it critical to reinforce the importance of healthy relationships with our children and ourselves. Domestic conflict has an enormous impact on children, and it’s important that anyone involved in an abusive relationship - man, woman or child - knows how to access help.

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