Sara is Parents Canada Magazine‘s Behaviour Expert. Watch for her monthly Help Me Sara advice column.
Self love may be the most important love of all. Read Sara’s thoughts on this.Read Love yourself first
Have you purchased your ticket yet? You’re not alone if you’ve bought an advance ticket to one of the most talked about movies in years – Fifty Shades of Grey. On the heels of E.L. James unbelievable success of her trilogy of books (more than 100 million copies sold around the glob...Read I turned fifty shades of grey
Goodlife Fitness Blog post about our relationship with food.Read What’s your relationship like with the food you eat?
As I write this – the last of my columns for 2014 – I’m anticipating a different kind of New Year’s Eve. For the first time in 23 years (Talia was only a few months old at the time), we will bring in the New Year without our children. Chloe wasn’t born until Talia was 8...Read New Year’s Eve 2015
Article in Parents Canada about temper tantrums, and how to handle them for different ages of children.Read How to handle those dreaded temper tantrums
Consent. Its a word we’re hearing more often these days. It started gathering momentum shortly after we got wind of a Toronto radio host being accused of involving unwilling participants in sexual acts. Acts that were apparently non consensual. It’s a word that’s been a big part of...Read Do I have your consent?
Article in Parents Canada about kids feeling embarrassed to be seen with their parents: how to approach the subject with them, defuse the tension, and what to do for different ages of children.Read Kids find it embarrassing to be seen with you?
Last month I was running around like, as the saying goes, a chicken with its head cut off (horrible expression, really!). It reminded me of how I felt just prior to giving birth, during what is called the nesting phase, or anytime I am organizing our family to head out on vacation. I had lists in ev...Read Preparing for your child’s surgery: a roller coaster of emotional twists and turns