Katie Dupuis

Katie Dupuis is a veteran of the magazine industry in Canada. With two little girls at home she is deep in the parenting trenches, and has a passion for supporting other moms and dads with top-notch content.

8 Top Toy Picks for Big Kids

Your big kids—in the seven to 12 set—are the best age for cool toys (top toys you'll love, too!). They're old enough (and patient enough) to follow instructions, and their reactions are often the stuff of holiday memories. We've selected eight awesome gift ideas from national retailers for this...

8 Top Toy Picks for Little Kids

If you have a little kid in your life—under the age of six—choosing toys they'll love can be a bit of a guessing game. So, with that in mind, we've pulled eight surefire hits from national retailers for all different kinds of fun, from building blocks to ride-on toys...

8 Non-Traditional Advent Calendars the Whole Family Will Love

I have a love/meh relationship with Advent calendars. When I was a kid, they weren’t much to write home (or to Santa) about—there were only a handful of designs in grocery stores in the ’80s, the chocolate was chalky and my mom’s holiday baking was just so much more...

10 Creative Ways to Show Kindness As a Family

The calendar is now full of random celebration days—you probably see them crop up on social media. Some of them are funny, some are silly, some are meaningful and some incite a call to action. Global Kindness Day, celebrated on November 13, falls into the latter category, and we...

Smart Winter Driving Safety Tips from the Experts

There’s more to staying safe on the roads in the winter months than just being extra cautious. Being prepared and learning how to adjust your driving habits to the season can go a long way to help keep you and your family protected.

Be Winter Wise: How CAA Gives Peace of Mind to Parents

As we head into the cold winter months, ’tis the season for chilly roadside situations. Read on for how CAA can keep you and your family safe and get you back on the road again.

Bringing Home Baby

I was a very anxious first-time mama. When I was pregnant with my now seven-year-old, Sophie, I was a ball of nerves, voraciously reading every pregnancy and baby book I could get my hands on, trying to figure...