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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 venue to help kids with special needs

In March, The Miriam Foundation consolidated its programs and services under one roof in Town of Mount-Royal

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

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

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

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

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

Caillou comes to Montreal during the holidays

Young kids can watch this musical event happening Theatre Desjardins in Lasalle

One mother’s journey through postpartum depression

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

Kids More

Books guide parents in discussions about cancer

A Montrealer has written three books that explain age-appropriate ways to talk to your child about cancer, illness and death.

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

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

Teens More

Free presentation about video game addiction

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

Teens can learn to fly at pilot camp

Campers will be taught the basics of aviation, how airplanes work, how to take off and land, and visual flight rules

New camp for teens interested in film production

Geared to teens 14-17, campers will learn about script writing, shooting, acting, editing and sound effects

Special Needs More

New venue to help kids with special needs

In March, The Miriam Foundation consolidated its programs and services under one roof in Town of Mount-Royal

Seminar offers tips to help kids plan and get organized

If your child is constantly disorganized, discover ways to help and how executive function is playing a role

Petition urges government to do more to help kids with special needs

Three women who have founded an advocacy group for kids with special needs are asking the public to sign a petition to help kids get more health services

Book Reviews More

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

Book teaches kids about the art of self-expression

Find out what happens when Pokko the frog heads into the forest to entertain the various creatures

3 young-adult books that promote diversity

3 young-adult books that promote diversity