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Young kids can learn gymnastics in a park

A local company is offering workshops in parks around Montreal to get kids moving outdoors

15 ways to keep kids cool this summer

From babies to older kids, discover some fun ways to beat the heat on sweltering days

Teachers call for less restrictive measures for fall

In a petition sent to the province's education minister, a group of teachers say that it is unfair to impose measures on students such as keeping them in "bubbles" with small groups of kids

Parenting Programs More

McGill unveils its 2020 Effective Parenting Series

The goal is to teach parents about the behaviours and consequences that result when children spend too much time on the internet

Free presentation about video game addiction

An international speaker will share his story of addiction during high school and recovery

Support for parents of teens struggling with addiction

The program will give advice about how to enhance parenting skills to change the dynamic in difficult parent-child relationships

Health Articles More

15 ways to keep kids cool this summer

From babies to older kids, discover some fun ways to beat the heat on sweltering days
Mumspiration Food Recipe Sharing

Montrealers share recipes through Facebook

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

Kanawana breaks down gender barriers with third sleeping option

Adding a "gender expansive" tent creates an inclusive and accepting environment for all campers

Pregnancy More

New movement studio opens in T.M.R.

Studio Trybe is a centre that offers fitness classes for the whole family

One mother’s journey through postpartum depression

My husband knew there was something wrong but I just insisted I needed more sleep

Lecture on managing stress during pregnancy

A free public lecture on managing stress in the perinatal period is being hosted in Montreal on April 30. Entitled Maternal

Babies & Toddlers More

Young kids can learn gymnastics in a park

A local company is offering workshops in parks around Montreal to get kids moving outdoors

Breastfeeding organization is offering resources in English

Nourri-Source has been helping French-speaking women for many years and it is now answering the call of English-speaking Montrealers with a bilingual website

Award-winning duo to perform at Place des Arts

The musical entertainers known as Splash’N Boots are performing for the first time in Montreal

Kids More

Families can watch IMAX documentaries at home

The Montreal Science Centre is celebrating its 20th anniversary by streaming four free films for families and three for a small fee

Kids can partake in drawing contest

This contest is part of an Italian festival, which will be a virtual event with a plethora of concerts, documentaries, fashion shows and more

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

Teens More

Teen writing contest focuses on life during the pandemic

Two foundations that support youth are holding a contest in the hopes of learning about the life experiences of many teens across Canada

Teens needed for mental health study

A new Oxford University study will track what helps or harms adolescents’ mental health during the COVID-19 crisis

Free presentation about video game addiction

An international speaker will share his story of addiction during high school and recovery

Special Needs More

Free program for kids with special needs

Two Montreal-based organizations collaborate to offer a support and mentorship program for parents and kids

Kids with special needs to benefit from extra support

Autism Canada and The Uncomplicated Family form an alliance to help kids with special needs access trusted online apps and games

Miriam Foundation helps kids through video conferencing

This Montreal-based organization has embraced technology in an effort to allow families to continue getting help for their kids with special needs

Book Reviews More

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

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