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How can I stop my daughter from biting her nails?

My seven-year-old daughter has been biting and picking her nails on and off since she was a toddler. I know she’s just like me: she tears and chews when bored/anxious/worried/nervous/shy, or when she’s been sitting still for too long with … Continue reading

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At what age can a child be left home alone?

At what age can I leave my child at home for short periods of time? As far as I can tell provinces in Canada set no specific age for leaving a child alone at home.  For example the Ontario Child and Family … Continue reading

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