Janice Biehn

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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.

Alison Sweeney shares her strategies for raising healthy kids

She and her husband David Sanov live in Los Angeles with their children, Ben, 10 and Megan, six.

Boost your child’s self-confidence with a systematic approach to independence

Anyone who’s ever parented tweens on the cusp of teenhood knows the constant pushing for more freedom and more stuff – followed by the unwillingness to take no for an answer – can be exhausting.

I’m bored! 5 ways to help your kids conquer the summer time slump

What two words make parents cringe the most? “I’m bored!” It usually comes with a whine and pleading, desperate eyes. Parents know they want to get kids up and active as much as possible in the summer, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. If your idea bucket is empty, these five activities are sure to capture kids’ imaginations and possibly set you up for some much-needed hammock time.

New teen show Game On scores

Star and dad Jonathan Torrens talks about the elusive work-life balance. 

 

ParentsCanada proud to sponsor Tri-FUN Kids’ Triathlons

Building on their success from last year’s inaugural season, two Oakville moms are continuing to encourage families to spend active time together outdoors this summer.

New app helps kids with autism

Each mission in the app requires interaction between parents and their children to encourage positive relationships and connections.

New inflatable vest hopes to be a lifesaver for families with autism

This fashion-friendly vest allows the wearer to self-inflate it creating a hug-like sensation during times of stress and anxiety.

Ocean Edge Resort

These family-friendly spots make it easy to reconnect and enjoy some active outdoor time.

Protecting animals from extinction is the #1 environmental concern for Canadian kids

The study asked 1,200 eight- to 11-year-old kids across Canada about their awareness, attitudes and behaviour towards environmental issues.

Actress Sitara Hewitt on the joys of raising a five-year-old

Sitara Hewitt is known for playing Dr. Rayyan Hamoudi on the CBC hit Little Mosque on the Prairie.