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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

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

Online toy store offers a cost-effective way to buy gifts

Ivy’s Locker sells board games, action figures, LEGO sets, and other toys for less than stores like Walmart or Amazon

Babies & Toddlers More

Netflix show features kids with disabilities

Netflix show features kids with disabilities

The show for preschoolers is breaking barriers by having children with chronic illness and disabilities in leading roles
A tree to grow with your child

A tree to grow with your child

If your child was born (or adopted) from April 16, 2021 and up until April 15, 2022, you can receive a free tree from the Quebec government
Workshops geared to raising young kids

Workshops geared to raising young kids

Topics will cover the developmental stages of children up to the age of 9 and offer tips on how to spot problems early on
Planetarium unveils show for babies

Planetarium unveils show for babies

The multi-sensory show includes orchestral music with captivating images
Free virtual parenting conference

Free virtual parenting conference

Topics will include maternity, birth, dental care, early childhood development and more
Cities offer grants for diapers

Cities offer grants for reusable diapers

In addition, many have incentives to encourage the use of diaper accessories and reusable menstrual, bedwetting, and incontinence products

Health More

Participate in a family study

Participate in a family study at Concordia University’s PERFORM Centre

Help researchers learn more about how children and parents interact during family meals!
Make water safety a priority

Make water safety a priority

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
Reusable menstrual products

Reusable menstrual products growing in popularity

Teens and women are opting to use products that are better for the environment and less expensive in the long run
Campaign aims to curb youth vaping

Campaign aims to curb youth vaping

Montreal professional athletes are lending their voices in an effort to raise awareness about his unhealthy habit
Toolkit for communicating with teenagers

Toolkit for communicating with teenagers

Families can find tips on supporting teens and where to find help as well as how to recognize psychological distress
New program aims to help women during pregnancy

New program aims to help women during pregnancy

A new service is available to help future mothers find information and health professionals. Lionel Carmant, junior minister for health

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10 nature activities you can do with kids

10 nature activities you can do with kids

With the nice weather upon us and families itching to get outside, here are some ideas to keep kids curious about nature
Kids Help Phone plays

Kids Help Phone plays pivotal role during pandemic

Mental health issues are on the rise and this organization offers many ways to help kids in need
Tobogganing can cause serious injury

Tobogganing can cause serious injury

The Montreal Children's Hospital is seeing an increased number of sledding-related injuries and recommends safety tips, including the importance of wearing a helmet
Pediatricians urge government

Pediatricians urge government to reopen schools Jan. 17

We believe that certain measures to control the spread of the virus appear to be more harmful to children than the virus itself
Always clear off snow

Always clear off snow before starting a car

It is especially important that the exhaust pipe is free of snow to prevent toxic fumes from being forced back inside the vehicle
Program to address screen use in tweens

Program to address screen use in tweens

A free, 10-week program aims to help parents recognize problematic screen use and to get kids to emotionally reconnect with parents

Kids More

Kids learn to bike safely

Kids learn to bike safely in a Mtl park

This installation has directional signs, dinosaur crossing panels, small speed bumps and bridges
Participate in 24 hours of science

Participate in 24 hours of science

More than 300 activities and workshops will take place across the province
11 active ways to celebrate Easter at home

11 fun ways to celebrate Easter at home

With Easter almost here, why not plan ahead for some active fun for your family? For the littlest Easter bunnies
add activity to easter

10 fun ways to add activity to your Easter

Easter is almost here, so why not hop to it and figure out a way to get the kids active
plastic egg toss

Plastic Egg Toss – a fun Easter game to play at home

While a little extra chocolate might be impossible to avoid this weekend, the Easter holiday also provides a great opportunity
Top 10 Tips for Easter Egg Decorating

Top 10 Tips for Easter Egg Decorating

With these egg decorating ideas you'll feel your inner artist come alive!

Teens More

Event for moms and daughters

Event for moms and daughters promotes fitness

The FitSpirit Mother/Daughter Challenge invites participants to run, walk, or ride 20, 30, or 40 kilometres over two days
Reusable menstrual products

Reusable menstrual products growing in popularity

Teens and women are opting to use products that are better for the environment and less expensive in the long run
Campaign aims to curb youth vaping

Campaign aims to curb youth vaping

Montreal professional athletes are lending their voices in an effort to raise awareness about his unhealthy habit
Toolkit for communicating with teenagers

Toolkit for communicating with teenagers

Families can find tips on supporting teens and where to find help as well as how to recognize psychological distress
New support service for teens in crisis

New support service for teens in crisis

When it comes to mental health and suicide prevention, support is crucial. As the world passes the two-year mark of
Project Prom helps students shine

Project Prom helps students shine

With this initiative, graduating students can avail of dresses, accessories and more for free

Toddlers More

Free videos to keep kids active

Free videos to keep kids active

Young kids are encouraged to adopt a physically active lifestyle by having fun while moving their bodies  

Child-led outdoor preschool launches in Montreal

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

Upcoming Parenting Programs More

Conference supports parents and kids

Conference supports parents and kids

The virtual event offers resources to help facilitate parental involvement in learning
Workshops geared to raising young kids

Workshops geared to raising young kids

Topics will cover the developmental stages of children up to the age of 9 and offer tips on how to spot problems early on
TVO podcast tackles screen time

TVO podcast tackles screen time

Each episode will feature conversations on topics like the effect of screen time on mental health, games as virtual playgrounds and online safety
Free virtual parenting conference

Free virtual parenting conference

Topics will include maternity, birth, dental care, early childhood development and more
Free services available for newcomers

Free services available for newcomers

The Refugee Centre offers workshops as well as legal aid, language classes and academic aid
YWCA offering free activities

YWCA offering free virtual activities

Women can take meditation and yoga classes, and participate in a mother & child art program

Parenting

Event for moms and daughters

Event for moms and daughters promotes fitness

The FitSpirit Mother/Daughter Challenge invites participants to run, walk, or ride 20, 30, or 40 kilometres over two days
Participate in a family study

Participate in a family study at Concordia University’s PERFORM Centre

Help researchers learn more about how children and parents interact during family meals!
Make water safety a priority

Make water safety a priority

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
Kids learn to bike safely

Kids learn to bike safely in a Mtl park

This installation has directional signs, dinosaur crossing panels, small speed bumps and bridges
Participate in 24 hours of science

Participate in 24 hours of science

More than 300 activities and workshops will take place across the province
Netflix show features kids with disabilities

Netflix show features kids with disabilities

The show for preschoolers is breaking barriers by having children with chronic illness and disabilities in leading roles
Reusable menstrual products

Reusable menstrual products growing in popularity

Teens and women are opting to use products that are better for the environment and less expensive in the long run
Campaign aims to curb youth vaping

Campaign aims to curb youth vaping

Montreal professional athletes are lending their voices in an effort to raise awareness about his unhealthy habit
Conference supports parents and kids

Conference supports parents and kids

The virtual event offers resources to help facilitate parental involvement in learning
Toolkit for communicating with teenagers

Toolkit for communicating with teenagers

Families can find tips on supporting teens and where to find help as well as how to recognize psychological distress
11 active ways to celebrate Easter at home

11 fun ways to celebrate Easter at home

With Easter almost here, why not plan ahead for some active fun for your family? For the littlest Easter bunnies
New program aims to help women during pregnancy

New program aims to help women during pregnancy

A new service is available to help future mothers find information and health professionals. Lionel Carmant, junior minister for health