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As a parent, it’s ok to ask for help

Whether it’s your first child or your fourth, taking the time to call in your village is a must. Here’s why.

How to talk to your kids about traumatic events

Despite our awareness that the world does not feel quite as safe as it did when many of us were young, there are still ways for us to help our children feel protected and safe.

Talking To Kids Who Feel Too Old For Booster Seats

If your child is fighting back to ditch the booster and sit upfront prematurely, you’re going to need to put on the brakes. Here’s how.

9 Boredom Busters for Spring Break

Spring break usually involves battling the "I'm bored" refrain to some degree, but this year—with no ability to travel and no camps running for kids—it's going to be a little extra tricky. Do yourself a favour and pick up a few new boredom busters, for the week ahead and...

An Interview with Canadian Family Man Todd Talbot of TV’s Love It or List It

Let’s just admit it: Being a dad isn’t exactly a walk in the park. But being a dad during a pandemic? That’s basically Mission: Impossible. In a pre-pandemic study, conducted in 2019 by men’s health charity Movember, they found that 50 per cent of Canadian dads feel there’s more...

Dads, You’ll Love These 11 Parenting Strategies

More and more engaged fathers are taking on equal parenting responsibilities, and more and more women are prioritizing their careers—and yet, fathers still have limited support. Here's some tricks and strategies to help.

Is Your Kid A Hoarder? Tips For Helping Them Let Go

The word 'hoarder' might set off alarms, but hoarding isn't unusual behaviour in kids. Learning to let go is a life-long process.

Helping Children With Physical Disabilities Stay Active

It's a great idea to encourage children to be active as research shows that activity can greatly benefit kids’ physical and mental health. We have expert tips for helping your child stay active.

Tips For Introducing A New Partner With Kids Into Your Family

Worrying about the transition from single parent and kids to two parental figures plus more kids is understandable. We have tips to help make the transition go smoothly.

Why Did Teaching My Sons The Word ‘Vagina’ Feel So Awkward?

I had no problem teaching my sons the term penis. However, when my son asked what the female genitals were called, I was horror-struck and couldn’t get the word vagina to come out of my mouth.

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