Babies More

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

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
A tree to grow with your child

A tree to grow with your child

If your child was born (or adopted) from April 15, 2020 up until April 15, 2021, you can receive a free tree from the Quebec government
Understanding kids' play during pandemic

Understanding kids’ play during pandemic

A new workshop will offer insight, strategies, and discussions about how to support children’s play during a crisis
Segal Centre initiative

Segal Centre initiative gets kids moving

Young kids can take part in 15-minute dance parties hosted by two energetic entertainers

Health More

Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

This fall, families can take part in a run with distances that range from one to 21 kilometres, so kids of all ages can participate
How to stave off ticks

How to stave off ticks this summer

There has been a rapid increase in the number of people infected with Lyme disease in the past decade from these pesky critters
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
Funds needed for youth mental health

Funds needed for youth mental health

The Just for Kids Foundation is seeking funds to help pay for a social worker who helps kids in distress at the Montreal Children's Hospital
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
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

Health & Nutrition More

Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

This fall, families can take part in a run with distances that range from one to 21 kilometres, so kids of all ages can participate
How to stave off ticks

How to stave off ticks this summer

There has been a rapid increase in the number of people infected with Lyme disease in the past decade from these pesky critters
Funds needed for youth mental health

Funds needed for youth mental health

The Just for Kids Foundation is seeking funds to help pay for a social worker who helps kids in distress at the Montreal Children's Hospital
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
Prioritize adolescent mental health

Prioritize adolescent mental health

Top Quebec pediatricians say mental health problems are surging in adolescents and the government needs to make decisions to curb this silent epidemic
Funding for improved sports

Funding for improved sports & recreation

Thanks to a financial investment from federal and provincial governments, 10 recreational facilities will soon get major upgrades

Kids More

10 ways to have fun in your backyard

10 ways to have fun in your backyard

Adventures don’t have to be big to count as memorable for kids so try out some of these simple ideas below
Playground makeover at park in Ahuntsic

Playground makeover at park in Ahuntsic

The park has a massive play structure, wading pool, baseball field, dog park, community garden and more
10 of Montreal's best splash pads

10 of Montreal’s best splash pads

Playground blogger Christine Latreille shares her family's favourite places to cool off in the hot weather
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
Inclusive playground in Beaconsfield

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 entrance to museums

Free entrance to museums once a month

On the first Sunday of each month, families are invited to explore cultural institutions around the city

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
Fitness challenge for moms & daughters

Fitness challenge for moms & daughters

FitSpirit is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual event to promote physical activity among adolescent girls
New play addresses mental health

New play addresses mental health issues

Geordie Theatre presents Virginia Wolf, a story that highlights the importance of being patient, supportive and loving with those who are struggling
Youth can enter a playwriting competition

Youth can enter a playwriting competition

The original works can be about any topic young people find inspiring, challenging, scary or freeing

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

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

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

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

Parenting

10 ways to have fun in your backyard

10 ways to have fun in your backyard

Adventures don’t have to be big to count as memorable for kids so try out some of these simple ideas below
Playground makeover at park in Ahuntsic

Playground makeover at park in Ahuntsic

The park has a massive play structure, wading pool, baseball field, dog park, community garden and more
10 of Montreal's best splash pads

10 of Montreal’s best splash pads

Playground blogger Christine Latreille shares her family's favourite places to cool off in the hot weather
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
Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

Family-friendly race on Mont-Rigaud

This fall, families can take part in a run with distances that range from one to 21 kilometres, so kids of all ages can participate
How to stave off ticks

How to stave off ticks this summer

There has been a rapid increase in the number of people infected with Lyme disease in the past decade from these pesky critters
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
Inclusive playground in Beaconsfield

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 entrance to museums

Free entrance to museums once a month

On the first Sunday of each month, families are invited to explore cultural institutions around the city
Explore Montreal's large nature parks

Explore Montreal’s large nature parks

These eight parks offer families a chance to discover wildlife, cycle on trails, rent watercraft or play at a beach
Kids learn to bike safely in a Mtl park

Kids learn to bike safely in a Mtl park

This installation has directional signs, dinosaur crossing panels, small speed bumps and bridges
Funds needed for youth mental health

Funds needed for youth mental health

The Just for Kids Foundation is seeking funds to help pay for a social worker who helps kids in distress at the Montreal Children's Hospital