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What Not to Say to a Single Parent During COVID

When my marriage fell apart 18 months ago, I felt a lot of big things: grief, grief and more grief, fear, relief, worry (oh so much worry), hope, sadness, anger…I could go on and on. And in the months that followed, I felt like I was on...

6 tips for encouraging kids to write

Penning letters and jotting down stories and plays are all ways to get your kids to practise writing. (And we bet they won’t even notice.)

What’s on Netflix Canada this June

Summer, is that you? Welcome the season with some hot picks and more nostalgic classics than you can handle. Parents, you're going to be excited to watch these as a family.

These Education Apps Have Extended Their Free Trials

As much of the country continues to learn from home, we’re all looking for ways to engage our kids in something other than YouTube and TikTok (well, that’s my house at least. If I have to watch another compilation of people dressed up as Teen Titans characters,...

Will swearing in front of my kids %#$* them up?

Deputy editor Lisa Van De Geyn speaks to a child psychologist and potty-mouth parents (*raises hand*) to answer this %#$&*@% question.

Is your kid a hoarder?

It can be hard, but it's important to realize the importance of letting go.

Tie-dye paintings and carnation creations

If you have unused coffee filters collecting dust in your cupboard, try these cool and easy projects.

Do older siblings have too much influence on younger ones?

Almost all younger siblings have the innate desire to mimic their older sibling. While we can't expect older siblings to parent their younger brothers and sisters, they can be positive role models. Here's how.

How Much Should I Tell My Kids About My Finances?

We asked a financial writer for her take on spilling the beans about what’s in their pocketbooks.

Kids: Make Mom a Dalgona Coffee

The internet craze is perfect for kids to make you.

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