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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.

Take An Educational Trip As A Family

Kids LOVE days away from the classroom with their teachers and fellow students—that goes without saying. But is a learning experience disguised as a vacation with parents and siblings in tow just as fun? Educational trips, or edutrips, are definitely cool, and there are plenty of reasons to plan one the next time you travel with your brood.

Back-to-School Jitters: Shyness or Anxiety?

Going back to school is exciting for many kids, but for others, just thinking about school can trigger social anxiety.

The Benefits of Eating as a Family

Although sitting down and eating together may not happen overnight, here are five ways to help bring people back to the dinner table to establish more meaningful connections.

5 ways to help you and your child cope while you’re away

Being away from your kid isn't easy. But it's important for parents to manage their pre-trip anxiety to make it easier on both of you.

The benefits of sharing a bedroom

For many parents, each child having his or her own bedroom is ideal. But sometimes it’s not possible, nor even preferable. Don’t sweat it. There are lots of benefits to bunking together.

Do you post photos of your kids on social media?

It’s natural for parents to want to post content about their children over social media, but should you?Two moms and an expert weigh in.

First Things First – Take Care of Yourself at Ste. Anne’s Spa

When I’m tired, exhausted or stressed, I automatically think about a getaway to a spa. (It’s also my first recommendation when a friend or family member tells me they’re stressed out!). I have learned over the years that sometimes we just need a little self-care, and that putting ourselves first with...

Why your family needs a teenage babysitter and why they need you

It's common for parents to want to leave their young children with family or trusted friends, but having a teenage babysitter is helpful not just to you (and your social life), but it also great benefits to teens, too.

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