Spring 2019

Spring has (almost) sprung

Do you have a late walker? Or a young one throwing temper tantrums? This edition helps you navigate every aspect of parenthood from pregnancy through the school years. We’ve also got some great recipes for kid-friendly Supper options!

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Editor's Letter

Since having kids, spring holds new meaning for our editor-in-chief, Katie Dupuis. Read.

Vacationing with Babies and Toddlers: Beaches Resorts Does It...

Sandals Beaches Resorts are tops when it comes to catering to kids of all ages, and they’ve thought of everything parents need to vacation with ease.  Read

Why Disney Isn’t Just For The Kids

Our publisher Jane Bradley went to the Happiest Place on Earth sans kiddos, and she and her family loved every minute. Read

Parent Profile: Meet Bruce Sellery

Personal finance expert, keynote speaker and news anchor Bruce Sellery calls Toronto home. Read on to find out his favourite pockets of the city.      Read

Buyers’ Guide To Weighted Blankets

Using a weighted blanket is just like swaddling a babe or being hugged tight, and they’ve been touted for their treatment or help with insomnia, mental health issues (depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder), restless leg syndrome, Alzheimer’s and even cerebral palsy in adults, and have even shown some positive results with those on the autism spectrum. Read
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Toddler: Constipation 101

Constipation is a pain in the rear, but it’s preventable and treatable. Here's what causes it and how to bring relief. Read

Neighbourhood: 3 Must-Visit Spots In The Junction

Named for the four railway lines that run through it, this western neighbourhood of Toronto has a lot to offer. It's a popular 'hood for families so parks and kid-friendly restaurants abound. Our tip? Take a stroll down Dundas, pick up some lunch then head to nearby High Park for a picnic. Read

Do You Let Your Kids See You Naked?

Is it weird to let your kids see you naked? Two moms and an expert weigh in. Read

7 signs you’re obsessed with your phone (and how...

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. Read

Excerpt: Yum & Yummer

There's a reason Greta Podleski's Yum & Yummer has been on the bestselling cookbook list for more than a year. The recipes are so delicious, super easy... Read

Supper is Solved: Chicken Potpie Chowder

This creamy, dreamy hybrid is chicken potpie filling in soup form. It is a one-pot wonderful and a little bit sinful. Time to quit lookin' and start cookin'! Read
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Birthdays 101: Tips For A First Birthday Party

Here are our top nine party tips to make it the best first birthday ever. Read
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Everything You Need To Know About Hand Foot And...

Caused by the coxsackie virus, hand, foot and mouth disease can affect kids at any age (and can even affect adults), though it’s most often found in the younger set. Read

Why I Choose HIGH FIVE for My Kids’ Camps

HIGH FIVE is a quality standard used by organizations to deliver children's programs where kids have positive experiences, participate fully, make friends, learn skills and have fun. Brought to you by Read

A Rundown on Kids and Braces

It used to be that braces were a rite of passage for many adolescents. But in recent years, seeing an orthodontist has become common in children as young as six or seven.   Read