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Free nature workshops for kids

Free nature workshops for kids

During Zoom meet-ups held in French, children can learn about woodpeckers, snakes, turtles and more
New C.I.T. program launched for teens

New C.I.T. program launched for teens

Youth Stars Foundation is offering an eight-week course that teaches kids about leadership, conflict resolution, professionalism and financial literacy
Family clinic offers specialized therapy

Family clinic offers specialized therapy

Services include speech therapy, occupational therapy for people with sensory or cognitive problems, psychology services, and group therapy

Parenting Programs 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

Free presentation about video game addiction

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

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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

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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

Free nature workshops for kids

Free nature workshops for kids

During Zoom meet-ups held in French, children can learn about woodpeckers, snakes, turtles and more
Family clinic offers specialized therapy

Family clinic offers specialized therapy

Services include speech therapy, occupational therapy for people with sensory or cognitive problems, psychology services, and group therapy
Support local merchants this season

Support local merchants this season

From hobby items and crafts to clothes and accessories, Montrealers have many local retail options when deciding where to purchase gifts

Teens More

New C.I.T. program launched for teens

New C.I.T. program launched for teens

Youth Stars Foundation is offering an eight-week course that teaches kids about leadership, conflict resolution, professionalism and financial literacy
Teens can access free therapy

Teens can access free virtual therapy

The Teenage Health Unit at the Goldman Herzl Family Practice Centre is reaching out to teens who are suffering from mental health issues due to the pandemic
programs to build life skills

Centre offers programs to build life skills

The Youth Stars Foundation has a new location in D.D.O. and is offering online programs during the pandemic

Special Needs More

Pointe-Claire park

Pointe-Claire park wows with inclusivity

The Tony-Proudfoot park offers children with diverse abilities the opportunity to play alongside one another
Kids should be able to play sports

Kids should be able to play sports

A local pediatrician says every time we stop kids from being physically active, it damages their physical and mental health
12 great parks for kids with special needs

12 great parks for kids with special needs

Montreal park expert Christine Latreille outlines her choices for the best inclusive parks around the city

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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