Kristi York

Kristi York is a former high school English teacher and a mom of two sports-loving boys. More of her published work can be found on Twitter @KristiYork19.

Fitting a shower into your busy schedule

4 tactics for shower-deprived moms.

Barenaked Ladies bassist Jim Creeggan talks kids’ books

When he’s not playing bass for the Barenaked Ladies, Jim Creeggan loves reading to his kids (he and his wife Anna have a nine-year-old son and a six-year-old daughter). Here, he shares some of their top picks at bedtime.

Six celebs share their favourite children’s stories

The experience of reading with your kids has a sweetness that is unmatched - just ask these famous parents!

Celebrating your toddler’s more obscure achievements

Remember to cherish and smile about all your child’s milestones.

How to cope if your kid gets cut from the team


Is your child ‘rep’ material? If your family has a young athlete who shows talent and ambition in a given sport, tryouts are part of the game.

Managing urinary issues during pregnancy

You’re aware of your bladder like never before when you’re pregnant – and not just because there are baby feet constantly tap-dancing all over it or because ultrasounds require an overly full bladder.

Bedrest can help prevent premature delivery

Bed rest may be prescribed to prevent an early delivery.

Avoid comparing milestones between toddlers

Toddlers develop at their own pace, so don’t worry if yours seems to be lagging behind other kids.

One mom says she’s turning into her parents

I’ve caught myself doing it. We’ve all caught ourselves doing it. In the car. At the dinner table. On the way to grandma’s house. We do or say things that are echoes of our parents.

5 ways to be in the Halloween spirit

“Tricks” (common Halloween complaints) and “treats” (kid-friendly solutions) to help you get pumped for pumpkin season.