SocialDad.ca

Browsing Tag:

dad blog

Dad-ing

8 Tips to Encourage Independent Play

Since our daughter is an only child, I always just thought that either my wife and I should be playing with her the whole time. I worried that she might feel lonely or feel rejected if I said ‘no’ to a request of hers. It turns out that wasn’t exactly true. By saying ‘yes’ to her every request to play, to get toys out for her, or to otherwise occupy her, we were denying her of the confidence to do things by or for herself. Also, it’s exhausting and we  ...

Continue Reading

sponsored

Power Your Toys Like Never Before

Picture the scene, it’s Christmas morning, the kids are opening their presents and can’t wait to turn them on and play with them. Oh, they need batteries. No problem, you’re sure you’ve got some in that top kitchen drawer with the envelopes, tiny Ikea pencil, and a selection of elastic bands.  ...

Continue Reading

Dad-ing

Disney On Ice is Coming to Vancouver!

This Fall, Mickey’s Search Party is coming to Vancouver to bring the magic closer than ever. This brand-new immersive ice skating experience brings the magic closer to fans than ever before through engaging elements that take place on the ice, in the air, and in the seats, as performer  ...

Continue Reading