Janice Biehn

Janice Biehn is the Communications Coordinator for the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (pwrdf.org), part of the Anglican Church of Canada. Instead of writing about families in Canada, she now writes about families in vulnerable parts of the world working to improve their access to quality healthcare, nutritious food or clean water. She has been married to Craig Douglas for 27 years and they have two daughters, Katie, 23 and Gabbie, 21.

9 tips for hosting a stress-free, maybe-even-fun holiday dinner

Being the host with the most doesn't need to be a drag. Enlist the help of your family and guests to help hosting become a stress-free event.

Why you should increase how often you walk your kids to school

Increasing how often you walk your kids to school, even just a bit, makes a huge difference.

Duck Key, Florida

This is Dolphin Connection, about 170 km south of Miami. The facility holds multiple accreditations in marine animal care and offers an intimate, hands-on educational experience not available at marine amusement parks.

Nelly Furtado talks about her passion for the environment

She recently lent her support to the launch of Purclean laundry detergent and the World Wildlife Foundation social media campaign #countfornature to share eco tips.

Parents concerned with flat head syndrome ignoring important SIDS precautions

Problems associated with plagiocephaly (also known as flat head syndrome) include developmental delay, physical appearance (for some children it can mean their ears or eyes are out of alignment), difficulty fitting into bike, snowboard or hockey helmets, and potential teasing due to looking different.

Erica Durance balances parenting in two cities

Erica and husband David divide their time between Vancouver and Toronto, where her hit show Saving Hope just finished shooting its fifth season.

Learn about new baby gear for parents

Janice Biehn, Editor of ParentsCanada magazine, discusses new baby gear on Global News Morning.

Why Sarah Michelle Gellar wants to encourage parents to clean less and play more

Find out why Sarah Michelle Gellar wanted to make it easier and more convenient for families to create memories in the kitchen.

Campers not-so-happy? Don’t despair!

Here are some tips for handling homesickness, and steps to take to avoid it in the first place.

Make Healthy Me Week a catalyst for change in your home

A new survey of more than 1,500 ParentsCanada readers shows that almost three-quarters consider themselves role models for healthy living for their children. But many face challenges such as cost and lack of time when it comes to being active, eating well and managing a healthy lifestyle.