International Literacy Day
September 11, 2019
Watch Dr. Madigan provide great suggestions on fostering literacy in children!
Improving Family Life at Home
February 15, 2019
Watch Dr. Madigan share some helpful tips on improving your family life at home!
Giving the gift of gratitude
December 14, 2018
Watch Dr. Madigan share thoughtful ways parents can help foster gratitude, generosity, and compassion in children!
Bullying in Childhood
November 15, 2018
Watch Dr. Madigan share information about bullying and how to deal with it in childhood!
Girls in STEM
September 19, 2018
Watch Dr. Madigan provide tips on how to promote girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)!
Youth Exposure to Online Sexual Content
June 13, 2018
Dr. Madigan shares recent findings on youth exposure to online sexual content and what parents can do to help prevent this exposure.
Facing Peer Pressure
May 07, 2018
Watch Dr. Madigan give advice on how to help your kids stand up to peer pressure.
How to Get Kids Talking About School
March 26, 2018
When you ask your kids, "How was school?", do they always reply "Fine"? Listen to Dr. Madigan gives tips for parents to engage their kids in conversations about school!
How Do Children Develop Empathy?
February 20, 2018
Dr. Madigan highlights the positive influence siblings play with one another in developing empathy toward others. This finding was shared from a recent study by Dr. Marc Jambon, Dr. Madigan, and colleagues. In addition, Dr. Madigan discusses three tips for parents on how to promote their child's empathy.
Device Free Dinners
January 18, 2018
What is the value of having tech-free family dinners? Dr. Madigan shares the importance of device-free family time. This segment is based on a campaign by Common Sense Media, called #devicefreedinner.
How to Avoid Favouritism with Kids
January 07, 2018
Dr. Madigan provides for advice for how parents can avoid playing favourites with their children.
Dealing with Non-Compliance Behaviors in Kids
November 22, 2017
Dr. Madigan addresses how to deal with non-compliance behaviours in children, like talking-back, sarcasm, and eye-rolling.
Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Children
September 21, 2017
Dr. Madigan shares effective ways to teach children problem-solving skills.
Setting Limits for Kids
July 20, 2017
Dr. Madigan shares tips on how to set appropriate limits and give effective directions to children.
June 09, 2017
When is it appropriate or best to ignore kids? In this new video, as part of the CTV Morning Live "Child Development Techniques" Series, Dr. Madigan talks about types of behaviours that warrant parental attention and others that should be strategically ignored.
April 18, 2017
Is praising your child a good thing, and if so, how much is too much? Find out by watching this CTV news segment with Dr. Madigan!
Preventing Temper Tantrums
February 08, 2017
Dr. Madigan makes a guest appearance on CTV Morning Live to talk about understanding what triggers temper tantrums in kids and strategies for how to prevent them from occurring.