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7 signs you’re obsessed with your phone (and how to fix it)

It can be hard to admit your phone habits are problematic. But if the aforementioned signs hit home, consider taking these steps. It’s time to get well.

How to manage FOMO parenting

Not only are your friends experiencing life to its fullest, so are their kids. And thanks to social media, you’re going to hear all about it. Don't let fear of missing out call the shots.

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.)

How the media portrays females is affecting girls—and boys

Despite decades of advancements in gender equality, stereotypes persist in today’s media. From overly sexualized female characters on big and small screens, to rampant stories of misogyny in the daily news, parents are navigating a minefield. How can we teach girls—and boys—to tell truth from fiction?

A newcomer’s guide to 5 desirable neighbourhoods in the GTA

While Toronto’s real estate market has been red hot over the last few years, there are still some neighbourhoods that are both relatively affordable and have great amenities for new Canadian families.

Movies For Mommies: Because Grown-Up Time Is Important Too

To be at our best, moms need to be able to recharge their batteries. Self-care can be as simple as taking time for a manicure or spending an hour at the gym. But with a tot under 12 months in tow, it can be hard to get that break. Enter Movies for Mommies.

4K HDR TV: What it is and why your family will want it

The new gold-standard in picture quality is here, and it’s transforming television.

10 tips to help your kids make friends in a new country

Good friends are an important support system for kids, particularly when settling into a new environment. There are many ways parents can help to encourage and nurture these growing relationships.

Is your kid hoarding things? Here’s how to part with sentimental objects

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

Should kids have more freedom?

Honestly, parents were way more chill decades ago. As kids we hung out under the sun, not always under our parents’ watchful eyes. Is summer the season of supervision, or should we let our kids roam until the streetlights come on?

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