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5 Ways to Create a Positive Sleep Environment in Your Home

When the kids don't sleep, the parents don't sleep. The math is simple, for all to be well-rested, a positive sleep environment needs to be implemented. We pulled a few tips to get you started.

Portobello Boats with Rosemary-Lentil Crumble and Balsamic-Apple Glaze

Not only is this dish a fast vegan protein option, it’s also bursting with all kinds of crunchy, chewy textures and savoury flavours from the rosemary, parsley and garlic. Ready in just 35 minutes, give these Portobello boats a go.

Tips To Make Mornings Easier

Morning preparations are generally best started the day before. A little planning and a sound mind (even if it’s not an entirely sane mind at dawn) will keep your mornings running more smoothly.

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How to make a DIY chore chart

Maybe the kids will be more into their weekly chores if you spend a crafternoon making an adorable chore-tracking system.

How to teach racial acceptance

Canada’s growing diversity should mean racism is a thing of the past, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. What can parents do to promote acceptance of all colours, cultures and creeds? QUITE A BIT.

Sesame Noodles with Maple-Harissa Tofu Steaks

This noodle dish is a nod to take-out at home. It mixes sweet, savoury and a kick of fresh ginger. Plus, it'll make a tofu believer out of you.

Medicine Cabinet Go-tos and Giving Medication

Take stock of your medicine cabinet every few months and replace anything that is expired or nearly empty. (You’ll thank yourself in the middle of the night with a sick kid!) Read on for medicine cabinet basics to make sure you have your bases covered.

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Baby Registry Basics (Plus Items We Love!)

Creating a baby registry is both exciting and overwhelming. We turned to an expert for helpful tips on getting started.

Top 20 Baby Names In Ontario Over The Past 100 Years

Some names are classics for a reason. These have stood the test of time, winning the popularity contest from 1917 to 2017. Did your name make the list?  

9 Tips for Getting Ready for Baby

It’s a good idea to prepare for giving birth relatively early, as some women will go into labour sooner than expected. Here are a few ways to get ready to welcome your new little one.

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Is baby talk good for babies?

Are you holding your “wittle babeeeee” back by being too cutesy? We asked an expert.

What to Expect When Your Baby Starts Talking

Much like taking those first steps, kids will say their first words in their own time. That first sweet, intelligible word will likely show up between nine and 12 months, with a few more words to follow in the months after.

How To Introduce Your Baby To Solids

When it comes to starting solids, there are a few things to consider. Read on for expert tips on when to start, what's on the menu and allergies.

Bottle Feeding 101

We’ve got everything you need to know, from selecting a bottle system to the best way to hold your little bundle for feeds. PLUS enter for your chance to WIN* a Tommee Tippee prize pack valued at $268!

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Potty Training Basics

It’s a milestone parents both look forward to and dread in equal measure. On one hand, no more diapers! On the other hand, teaching a tiny human to know their body’s cues and make it to the toilet in time is a daunting task (especially if kindergarten looms large!). Here’s the lowdown.

How to curb a fussy eater

Got a picky eater on your hands? Registered dietitian Jill Wallace offers the tips to ensure mealtime goes off without a hitch.

Tips To Treating Fevers

My six-year-old daughter had a fever that would come down with Tylenol but then kept going back up after the medication wore off. What’s going on?

Time-Out Tactics to Help You Both Keep Your Cool

A cooling off period, along with communication, can go a long way.

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Do you post photos of your kids on social media?

It’s natural for parents to want to post content about their children over social media, but should you?Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Teaching Kids How To Not Spread Germs

Kids love to share, well, everything. But when it comes to germs, keep'em to yourself! That's easier said than done. We have tips to help.

Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

Whether your kid is excited to start kindergarten, or a little apprehensive, we've listed some skills to help you both get on the right track.

Ask Dr. Marla: Stomach ache causes

My 10-year-old daughter often complains of stomach aches. She doesn’t seem to have any other physical symptoms. Could it be related to stress?

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Kids vs. Screens: A New Documentary from CBC’s The Nature of Things

Our kids spend a lot of time glued to their screens. According to non-profit Common Sense Media, children aged 8 to 12 spend an average of five hours a day on screens, not including school—and that was before the pandemic. Since lockdown in March, screen time has skyrocketed.

How To Promote Positive Mental Health At Every Age

We take our kids for regular physicals and make sure their vaccinations are up to date. How can we inoculate them against mental health problems, too?

How to Teach Your Kids to Use Inclusive Language

Making sure children have the right words to express themselves and respect the identities of others is a priority now more than ever.

Expert Tips on Helping Kids Excel at Distance Learning

We know it seems tricky to master, but your student can ace working remotely. Here’s how.

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