Wendy Helfenbaum

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Breaking the cycle of shame associated with postpartum depression

Your baby is born, but where is that feeling of joy and unconditional love? Postpartum depression is more common than you think, and talking about it can make all the difference in the world.

Have Kids, Will Travel: San Francisco

With its world-class food, award-winning museums and tons of free activities, you'll run out of time before you run out of things to do.

Canadians bringing food, water and justice to other Canadians

The hashtag is often trending on Twitter to stop people whining about their latte line-up. But some issues challenging the developing world exist right here in Canada, too.

Canadians working to end child poverty: Peru

Thousands of Canadian aid workers worldwide devote their careers, and sometimes their vacations, to help alleviate child poverty.


Canadians working to end child poverty: Haiti

One child every three seconds. That's the estimated number of deaths that occur around the world each day as a result of extreme poverty, hunger and preventable illness, according to UNICEF. The organization recently estimated that out of the 2.2 billion children worldwide, about half live in poverty. Thousands...

Canadians working to end child poverty: Canada

One child every three seconds. That's the estimated number of deaths that occur around the world each day as a result of extreme poverty, hunger and preventable illness, according to UNICEF. The organization recently estimated that out of the 2.2 billion children worldwide, about half live in poverty. Thousands...

Canadians working to end child poverty: South Sudan

One child every three seconds. That's the estimated number of deaths that occur around the world each day as a result of extreme poverty, hunger and preventable illness, according to UNICEF. The organization recently estimated that out of the 2.2 billion children worldwide, about half live in poverty. Thousands...

Canadians working to end child poverty: India

One child every three seconds. That’s the estimated number of deaths that occur around the world each day as a result of extreme poverty, hunger and preventable illness, according to UNICEF. The organization recently estimated that out of the 2.2 billion children worldwide, about half live in poverty. Thousands...

Raising Charitable Kids

For some kids, raising money for charity is like scoring a hat trick or mastering a sonata. To their parents we ask, what’s your secret? We all want our children to become giving, compassionate people. Helping others teaches our kids important lessons about kindness, empathy and gratitude. But where and...

Hockey parent: Keep your child’s love of the sport alive

How to keep your child's love of the sport intact without turning into a lunatic.