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How to talk to kids about disturbing events March 2010

How to talk to kids about disturbing events

It’s nearly impossible to shield children from painful events. Parents need to use age-appropriate language to reassure kids about calamities.

Foster parents provide a safe haven for kids February 2010

Foster parents provide a safe haven for kids

There are many children in Montreal who need families to nurture and love them.

Teaching kids about dollars and sense February 2010

Teaching kids about dollars and sense

There are workshops, books, banks and websites that can help your kids grasp money issues.

Tips for overcoming homework hassles February 2010

Tips for overcoming homework hassles

Establishing a routine is one of the most effective ways of getting your child to do his or her school work.

5 ways to keep the family organized January 2010

5 ways to keep the family organized

It's not easy to coordinate a family's numerous activities, but it is vital for keeping everyone on track. Here are some ideas to ease your family's calendar challenges.

Create the perfect playroom January 2010

Create the perfect playroom

With a little planning, you can create a stimulating,fun space that will keep your little ones occupied and happy throughout the year.

Blogs help parents feel less isolated January 2010

Blogs help parents feel less isolated

Julie Matlin is a Montreal mother of two who shares with the world what she calls “the darker side of parenting” through a blog entitled Mommy Said What?

Teaching children how small acts can change lives December 2009

Teaching children how small acts can change lives

One woman's quest to empower children to make a difference in the lives of others.

6 ways to organize digital photos December 2009

6 ways to organize digital photos

Does it ever seem that no one has pictures to show friends and relatives anymore? Discover ways to organize and share your precious snaps.

Making sure #2 doesn't feel second best November 2009

Making sure #2 doesn't feel second best

Sometimes avoiding comparisons between siblings and making each child feel valued can be challenging. Find out how to encourage harmonious sibling relationships.

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