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Parents, Let Yourselves Off the Hook for Screen Time

It's easy to worry about how much time your kiddo spends in front of the television, tablet or computer during physical distancing. One expert tells us why you shouldn't overthink it.

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...

10 Celebrity Parents You Won’t Hate Following On Instagram

Some days you just want to know that even Academy Award-winning actors are driving a minivan full of crushed Cheerios and empty juice boxes. We’ve got you covered—here’s a list of famous parents you won’t hate following on Instagram.

Autism Awareness or Acceptance? Why We Should Shift Our Language

Each year, April 1 marks the start of International Autism Awareness Month. Mayors in many cities around the world raise a symbolic flag, and awareness campaigns are often launched on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2. But autism advocacy groups are calling on the public and media outlets to...

5 Things This Sleep Expert Wishes She Could Tell All New Parents

Sleep expert Alanna McGinn summarizes five things she wishes she could tell all new parents about babies and sleep.

DIY: Naturally Dye Easter Eggs

Think naturally dyeing Easter eggs is too much work? We'd say it's about as difficult as boiling pasta, but with a bit more wait-time. Start saving your food scraps and watch them transform eggs into vibrant masterpieces.

17+ great Easter gifts for kids

You know the usual chocolate bunny and eggs. If you want to make their Easter baskets a little bit extra (and why wouldn't you?), try a few of these picks for kids of all ages.

19 Ways ParentsCanada Talk Radio Taught Us to be Better Moms and Dads

Something entirely unexpected happened in my role as co-host of ParentsCanada Talk Radio: I became a much better dad. I’m more patient and collaborative, better at anticipating mental health issues and report card meltdowns. We’re in the late stages of the pandemic, yet my crew at home is happier...

Astrology for kids: What to expect from Aries

Born between March 21 and April 20, Aries are fire signs ruled by Mars. They're leaders and strong-willed, but know how to have a good time.

5 Tips for Taking Awesome Pictures with Your Phone

We often fall into the trap of just snapping pictures quickly to capture a moment, but knowing a little bit about your phone's camera, coupled with tips for getting a great shot, might just make all the difference to your family albums. The camera roll on my phone is hilarious—it’s...

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