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Treating With Food: What’s Okay?

By Mary Bamford – Registered Dietitian

According to the a recent survey of Canadian dietitians conducted by Kinder chocolate, 85% of dietitians agree that occasional treats have a role to play in a child’s balanced diet.  But how can you be sure you’re treating appropriately?


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Why Treat?

By Dr. Anthony Volk

Kinder chocolate is a great example of a child-friendly treat.  But why give treats to your children at all? Treats are an important part of child development. They can…



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Tips for Treats

By Dr. Anthony Volk

When using treats to encourage child development, there are a few overall guidelines to keep in mind… Use a range of treats. 

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Surprise!  Rewarding with Treats

By Dr. Anthony Volk

Most parents today are no strangers to the “time out,” or “the naughty chair,” punishments that we use on children to teach them the repercussions of bad behaviour in an attempt to discourage that behaviour from continuing.

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Treating for Child Development

By Dr. Anthony Volk

If you’re a parent, it will come as no surprise to you that positive parent-child relationships are extremely important – not just for your own sanity, but for overall child development.



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