Parenting News More

Raising kids in more than one language?

Researchers want to find ways to help parents be successful at this sometimes challenging task

10 great Montreal-area parks to visit with kids

During the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to spend time outdoors with the kids – for everyone’s mental and physical health. These parks have something fun for kids of every age

Website provides educational activities

This bilingual online platform allows students to do academic, social or physical activities based on their grade level

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

Raising kids in more than one language?

Researchers want to find ways to help parents be successful at this sometimes challenging task

10 great Montreal-area parks to visit with kids

During the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to spend time outdoors with the kids – for everyone’s mental and physical health. These parks have something fun for kids of every age

Child-led outdoor preschool launches in Montreal

Preschoolers can enjoy the outdoors and learn more about nature at Riversong Forest School

Kids More

10 great Montreal-area parks to visit with kids

During the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to spend time outdoors with the kids – for everyone’s mental and physical health. These parks have something fun for kids of every age

Website provides educational activities

This bilingual online platform allows students to do academic, social or physical activities based on their grade level

Free resources teach kids about money

These websites can help parents, teachers and homeschooling families teach kids about budgeting and other financial matters

Teens More

New book club launched for black girls

A West Island association is starting a new initiative in September to give black girls a place to share perspectives on books and promote their culture

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

Special Needs More

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.

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

Book Reviews More

Books that ignite a child’s imagination

These four books will help children escape reality in these not-so-normal pandemic times

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