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  • Parenting Bloopers

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    One of the suggested topics for this column was 'parent bloopers'. This sounded like a good idea, since we all have had those bad parenting moments or periods in time … more

  • I’m Not Mad at You, I Just Hate You!!!!

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    In my quest to be a better parent to a teenager, I went in search of a self-help book. This was even after I had consulted with almost all of my close friends, and had … more

  • Understanding Childhood Fears

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    I’m not afraid of heights – I’m afraid of widths. That old quip from Steven Wright illustrates one thing about fear that is very common. Most of them … more

  • Teaching Your Child the Art of Critical Thinking

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    Remember the expression ‘give a man/woman a fish, and they will have fish for dinner; give them a fishing rod and they will have fish for the rest of their lives& … more

  • Childhood Obesity – What Can We Do To Prevent It

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    Some estimates of childhood obesity are as high as one quarter and even one third of all children. It doesn’t take a million dollar governmental study to figure out … more

  • The Brain That Changes Itself

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    I had a little time to do some reading over the holidays. Fortunately, I could only tolerate the first shade of grey, and moved on to something far more exciting. It is … more

  • You, Yoga, and Your Child

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    If I had to make a list of the top ten list of skills that children should be taught, the second on my list would be Yoga. It brings a smile to my heart every time I hear … more

  • The Top Ten Books For Parents

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    I always tell parents that if children came with instruction manuals, this business of parenting would be a whole lot easier. But they don’t… and even if … more

  • Psych-ing Yourself Up For The First Day Of School

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    It’s getting closer to September 3rd, and the first day of school is around the corner. I appreciate the fact that Winnipeg Parent readers are at many different … more

  • Turn That Frown Upside Down

    Tags: Emotions, Negativity

    Written by: Dr. Cathy Moser

    If you thought that this article was aimed at you, rejoice! you are getting a two for one deal. Read on and apply a 'one for you, one for me' intervention with your child. … more