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Top tips for a screen-free summer

Top tips for a screen-free summer

Parents offer up a slew of activities that can keep kids busy and entertained
Drowning Prevention Week

Drowning Prevention Week stresses vigilance

It's not just young children who are at risk; older children and teens can get into trouble in the water if they overestimate their swimming skill level.
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

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A new support service for parents

A new support service for parents

This free and confidential service helps parents who have questions about child development, discipline, learning difficulties, and more

McGill parenting seminars move online

In this three-part series, parents can learn about the impact of digital learning, social media and cyber bullying, and gaming

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

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Quebec invests $300 million

Quebec invests $300 million for young people

The funding will boost employment, entrepreneurship, education, health, citizenship, environment, and culture.
Drowning Prevention Week

Drowning Prevention Week stresses vigilance

It's not just young children who are at risk; older children and teens can get into trouble in the water if they overestimate their swimming skill level.
Top sun safety tips

Top sun safety tips for active families

Dress for the weather, use sunscreen, seek shade, stay hydrated, and have fun!

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Pregnant women needed for study

Pregnant women needed for study

Participants will receive a $10 gift card each time they fill out an online questionnaire about a new website geared to moms
Nutritional support for pregnant women

Nutritional support for pregnant women

The Olo Foundation provides food to women who cannot afford to purchase the optimal amount needed for good health
A new support service for parents

A new support service for parents

This free and confidential service helps parents who have questions about child development, discipline, learning difficulties, and more

Babies & Toddlers More

Pave the way to better sleep

Pave the way to better sleep for kids

A new resource offers a bedtime routine checklist, colouring book, activities, and tips on healthy sleeping habits
Nutritional support for pregnant women

Nutritional support for pregnant women

The Olo Foundation provides food to women who cannot afford to purchase the optimal amount needed for good health
Becoming a parent during a pandemic

Becoming a parent during a pandemic

A new brochure gives parents-to-be an overview of COVID-19 and other health-related issues surrounding pregnancy and childbirth

Kids More

Top tips for a screen-free summer

Top tips for a screen-free summer

Parents offer up a slew of activities that can keep kids busy and entertained
New mini golf opens

New mini golf opens on the West Island

Golf Dorval is home to a new outdoor activity the whole family may enjoy
Modern design and old-school fun

Modern design and old-school fun at CSL park

This unique playground is sure to become a new favourite.

Teens More

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
Borrow outdoor equipment for free

Borrow outdoor equipment for free

Families can take out bicycles, inline skates, badminton nets, tennis equipment, slacklines, soccer balls, child carriers, lawn games, scooters and more
Event encourages girls to embrace STEM

Event encourages girls to embrace STEM

Participants will hear from women in tech, join coding webinars and a tech trivia night, and learn about different career options

Special Needs More

great parks for kids of all abilities

15 great parks for kids of all abilities

Montreal park expert Christine Latreille outlines her choices for the best inclusive parks around the city
Inclusive playground opens in RDP

Inclusive playground opens in RDP

This destination park offers fun for everyone
Hours of fun at Parc Multisports

Hours of fun at Parc Multisports in Saint-Jérôme

Out of the 1000 parks that we've visited over the past few years, the Parc Multisports remains my kids' absolute

Book Reviews More

Books that celebrate holiday traditions

Books that celebrate holiday traditions

The four books will take children on a holiday journey around the world, which may be a very welcome escape during these times

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