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Photo Essay: What Does Fall Look Like?

It turns out kids aren't always opposed to doing homework, if the assignment is to capture the beauty in fall. Over Thanksgiving weekend, we asked three families to take snaps of autumn in all its glory, as they see it, and the pictures we got back...well, scroll...

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween That Aren’t Trick-or-Treating

Most of us grew up thinking that trick-or-treating is the gold standard in Halloween celebration, but not all kiddos are into the door-to-door candy mission. Here are some alternatives.

10 family-friendly Halloween movies

Kick off Halloween or get into the spirit with these kid-friendly flicks.

8 tricks to make Halloween a treat

Grab your plastic pumpkin-shaped bucket and get ready to collect helpful tips for maximum fun this Halloween.

10 things you maybe didn’t know about Halloween

Halloween has an interesting history, beyond just the commercially promoted “Trick or Treating” event. Here's 10 things you maybe didn't know.

Navigating mindfulness with my teenager in a digital world

Recently my teenage daughter and I took an online usage quiz and, after seeing our results, I was pretty shocked. I was spending more than two hours or more per day online and my teenager was online more than three hours everyday.

4 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.)

Fun Family-Friendly Destinations

Sure, fall brings crisp air and vibrant foliage, but you can also expect busier family schedules, too. Now is the perfect time to book a getaway you can all look forward to--a break from juggling work, school and activities in the months to come.

6 great places to go apple picking in the GTA

Is there a nicer way to spend a fall weekend with kids than visiting an apple orchard? Think pick-your-own, wagon rides, petting zoos and playgrounds, with a backdrop of beautiful fall foliage and crisp, autumn air. And don’t forget the apple treats!

5 ways to squeeze out the last moments of summer

Moms and dads are in countdown mode to the first day of school but there's still time to make a few more summer memories.

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