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Enjoy a day trip to nearby nature parks

Enjoy a day trip to nearby nature parks

With staycations being a popular choice this year, these 10 parks will give families a chance to explore new spaces and connect with nature
10 ways to have fun in your backyard

10 ways to have fun in your backyard

Adventures don’t have to be big to count as memorable for kids so try out some of these simple ideas below
Four unique vacation spots

Four unique vacation spots near Montreal

From a shipping container and treehouse to a Flinstone-style hut and a fire lookout, here are four neat places to rest your head
Videos highlight acts of kindness

Videos highlight acts of kindness

Journalism graduate Pamela Pagano has created a web series that shares feel-good stories from inspirational people
Playground makeover at park in Ahuntsic

Playground makeover at park in Ahuntsic

The park has a massive play structure, wading pool, baseball field, dog park, community garden and more
10 of Montreal's best splash pads

10 of Montreal’s best splash pads

Playground blogger Christine Latreille shares her family's favourite places to cool off in the hot weather
Pointe-aux-Trembles BMX track

Pointe-aux-Trembles home to BMX track

Riders must wear a full-face helmet, long pants, long-sleeved shirts, closed shoes, and gloves
15 ways to keep kids cool

15 ways to keep kids cool this summer

From babies to older kids, discover some fun ways to beat the heat on sweltering days
Cote St. Luc park gets major overhaul

Cote St. Luc park gets major overhaul

New features will include a playground for young kids and a splash pad as well as a running track, exercise equipment, an ice rink, and basketball courts

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Seven circus shows coming to town

Seven circus shows coming to town

Singers, dancers, musicians and acrobats unite to produce multicultural shows geared to families
A beach getaway in St. Zotique

A beach getaway in St. Zotique

With a long sandy beach and thatched umbrellas, this spot is great for a fun family day out during your staycation
Jean-Drapeau Park unveils summer fun

Jean-Drapeau Park unveils summer fun

This oasis in the heart of the city offers swimming, cycling, walking trails, watercraft rentals, and an outdoor refreshment area
Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

This fall, families can take part in a run with distances that range from one to 21 kilometres, so kids of all ages can participate
Free entrance to museums

Free entrance to museums once a month

On the first Sunday of each month, families are invited to explore cultural institutions around the city
Summer fun on the Lachine Canal

Summer fun on the Lachine Canal

Families can take in views from the water by renting watercrafts such as kayaks, canoes and swan pedal boats

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How to stave off ticks

How to stave off ticks this summer

There has been a rapid increase in the number of people infected with Lyme disease in the past decade from these pesky critters
Inclusive playground in Beaconsfield

Inclusive playground in Beaconsfield offers ways for every child to play

The all-inclusive playground at Heights Park in Beaconsfield has become a community gathering space for children and residents of all ages and abilities.
Website features playground reviews

Website features more than 1,000 playground reviews

I spent years exploring parks with my kids. I took notes, photos and videos, and created a website I hoped would help other families
Nifty ways to make gardening fun for kids

Nifty ways to make gardening fun for kids

To get kids interested in sowing seeds, I've come up with a few quirky ideas, which involve egg shells, ice cream cones, stuffed animals and more
Skateboarding 101

Skateboarding 101

Here's a primer for any parent whose child wants to take up this sport - one that offers many physical and social benefits
How to choose the right helmet for your child

How to choose a helmet for your child

Make sure to buy a helmet specifically designed for a given activity and ensure it fits properly to help reduce risk of injury