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French school board lifts peanut ban September 2017

French school board lifts peanut ban

The Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM) is hoping that by doing so, students will learn about safe food habits and balanced diets

Interactive game teaches kids to be healthy September 2017

Interactive game teaches kids to be healthy

This new app invites children to select activities to take part in over the course of a day and they get feedback as to whether they made good choices or not

Pediatricians offer new guidelines for screen time September 2017

Pediatricians offer new guidelines for screen time

Parents are encouraged to limit screen time as much as possible, especially for children under 5

Have you had your child’s eyesight tested? September 2017

Have you had your child’s eyesight tested?

With Medicare, kids under the age of 18 are entitled to a free annual eye exam

Easy school lunch ideas September 2017

Easy school lunch ideas

These websites offer creative ideas for preparing multiple lunches in advance

How to prepare balanced school lunches September 2017

How to prepare balanced school lunches

A Montreal dietician and mother shares her tips on packing a healthy, well-balanced school lunch that kids will eat.

Montreal organization working on a transgender doll for kids July 2017

Montreal organization working on a transgender doll for kids

Sam aims to help parents teach kids about what it means to be transgender

Be aware of tick bites this summer July 2017

Be aware of tick bites this summer

When Lyme disease is suspected, it is important to see a doctor promptly to prevent complications. The faster treatment begins, the easier it is to cure. ​

What you should know about sunscreen July 2017

What you should know about sunscreen

With so many sunscreen products on the market, how do we know which one is best and which brand to trust? A good bet is to go with the guidelines from the Canadian Dermatology Association

Keep kids safe at the playground July 2017

Keep kids safe at the playground

The Canadian Paediatric Society has a number of tips for parents about how to keep your children from getting injured at the park

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