Features

Screen time in the age of Coronavirus

A research director at Common Sense Media, a leading source of entertainment and technology recommendations for families, explains the science behind new screen rules

A great way to teach kids about tolerance

Intolerance. It seems to be everywhere these days. President Donald Trump can be heard making disparaging remarks about people on

Books that educate kids about Indian residential schools

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission shares stories of the impact of natives having their children taken from them by the Canadian government and put in schools to try to assimilate them

Pediatricians ask premier to ease restrictions for kids

In a letter to Francois Legault, pediatricians are calling for the elimination of the two-metre physical distancing rule for kids 12 and under

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

The mesmerizing Museum of Illusions

At this Toronto interactive attraction, kids will get a kick out of learning all about visual deceptions

Terrific toboggan runs around Montreal

We’ve done some research to help you find the nearest tobogganing hill to you...so grab your sled, dress the kids warmly and head for the hills