Katie Dupuis

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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.

We Asked Teachers: What Do You Like to Receive As End-of-Year Gifts?

The end of the school year looms large as parents and teachers count down to the start of summer break. It's been a tough year (a tough few years, really) as we navigated a third school year affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and everyone needs a rest. But before...

Not Just Another Extracurricular – How Girl Guides Empowers Young Girls

Girl Guides is so much more than just another activity on the calendar. Starting at age five, girls can join the millions of young women who have come before them to learn, grow, make friends, get support and so much more.

6 Awesome Cleaning Hacks for Busy Parents

I’m admittedly a bit of a neat freak. The jumble of shoes at my front door, unsorted bins of LEGO blocks, a sink full of dishes…all have the same effect of stopping me in my tracks. I sometimes have to say out loud, “Nope, Katie, has to wait.” This...

Great Gift Ideas for Kids Under $30

Every money expert in the world will tell you that an important part of holiday spending is sticking to your budget, but that can be hard when you want to give your kids the moon. That’s why we’ve rounded up awesome gift picks under $30 from national retailers that...

8 Top Toy Picks for Big Kids

Your big kids—in the seven to 12 set—are the best age for cool toys. We've selected eight top picks for this age bracket.

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.