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Tips and coping strategies during coronavirus pandemic #4

As families hunker down at home, many parents are finding they've been thrust into a new, daunting role - that of

Tips and coping strategies during coronavirus pandemic #3

With the official announcement that schools will be closed until at least May 1, we are continuing to send out
Family Survival Tips #2

Tips and coping strategies during coronavirus pandemic #2

This is our second week highlighting many resources that can help families survive life at home during this period of self-isolation

Tips and coping strategies during coronavirus pandemic #1

For many families, figuring out how to fill the hours each day with the kids at home can be very challenging. Here are some resources that may help
Mumspiration Food Recipe Sharing

Montrealers share recipes through Facebook

Mumspiration Food offers a collection of recipes with links, pictures and meal-planning tips

New educational website launched in Quebec

The Open School is a bilingual platform where students can access activities based on grade level

A new trail to discover at at Parc Jean-Drapeau

Along the path, visitors can take in a variety of attractions including sculptures, gardens, historic buildings and more

Guidebook highlights info on campgrounds

The publication features more than 960 campgrounds in Quebec including glamping options and places that welcome pets

Concordia to offer new language and math camp

The university's athletics department is adding camps that will have a lot of physical activity while honing some cognitive skills

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Sugar shack festival kicks off in Verdun

Kids can take part in food-tasting and square-dancing activities as well as learn the origins of maple syrup in Quebec

Retail store hosts fundraiser to help kids with special needs

The Artizan's shopping night will benefit Trails of Summer, a non-profit day camp in the West Island

Montreal to host international diving competition

There will be almost 100 elite divers from 14 countries competing at the FINA World Diving competition at the Montreal Olympic Park’s Sports Centre

New play at Centaur tackles themes of life

Through games, storytelling, drawing, and the story of one sad little fish, young audiences will begin to understand how we celebrate life and say goodbye

St. Patrick’s Day parades are festive family outings

The downtown parade will take place on March 22 and a smaller one will be held in Hudson on March 21

Exhibit educates young people about the Holocaust

This temporary exhibit features five children’s books inspired by true stories

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Should my family get a dog?

Local writer Julie Matlin shares her own experience and offers advice from veterinarian Elkin Seto and dog trainer Aimee Pierce

Three books that honour the legacy of Anne Frank

Her diary has humanized the experience of the Holocaust and these books can help educate young people about this terrible time in history

FitSpirit program helps girls stay active

The aim is to leverage strong social bonds among teen girls to cultivate a lifelong love of sports, running, dance or other physical activity

What is the best cabane a sucre around Montreal?

There’s nothing quite like a visit to a cabane à sucre when the weather warms up and the maple tree

Skating trails are growing in number and popularity

There are many places not too far from Montreal where families can skate for kilometres on trails through a forest

Books tackle the difficult topic of gun violence

These four books are an age-appropriate way to educate young people about the dangers of firearms