Parenting

Pandemic life happened here: work calls by day, home-cooked meals by night, a baby’s first delightful laugh. And now it’s hard to imagine having to leave. Every morning at 8:30, I’d put on a sweatshirt and yoga pants, brush my hair and slather on tinted moisturizer and a smack of lip balm. Destination: dining table.
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After a day of tobogganing, kids will love customizing their own drinks at a DIY hot chocolate station. It’s the perfect family activity to keep you warm and cozy! Hot chocolate bars are the ultimate combination of sweet treat and family activity. Budding baristas can experiment with flavours and toppings, like crushed cookies, candy or
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By Halloween this year, both sets of grandparents were already asking, “So, what’s the plan for Christmas?” I felt all earnest eyes on me as I hosted our pre-trick-or-treating pizza party. Grandparents. Children. My sister’s family. Perhaps even Santa himself was watching. I’m certain that our Elf on the Shelf was listening from his off-season
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By now, we’ve all heard about the new coronavirus circling the globe and causing the disease called COVID-19. In today’s video, Dr. Hilary Babcock, an Infectious Disease Specialist, discusses important facts about the disease that parents should know. Also, she offers strategies for keeping your family safe, many of which are the same precautions you
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Not sure what kids are playing these days? Here are some gift ideas that your game-fanatics will love. Got a kid who loves to game? From awesome gear to the coolest apparel, we’ve got everything your little one needs to take their passion for video games to the next level, no matter what they’re playing
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The Parenting Junkie discusses how to reconnect with your spouse even when you are feeling disconnected. Reconnecting with your spouse is essential in a blissful marriage. To reconnect with your spouse emotionally after spending time away from each other watch this. It’s important to reconnect especially when feeling resentful and disconnected. By holding your partner’s
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Did you know that cavities are contagious, and that to promote cavity prevention it’s important not to spread the bacteria that causes them? In this video, Dr. Emily Hahn provides tips on how to avoid spreading cavity-causing bacteria to your child’s mouth. Also, she goes over other ways to prevent children’s cavities and encourage your
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‘Tis the season for giving and receiving. But isn’t it nice when you can find a holiday gift that does a little something extra? From providing meals to supporting girls in developing countries, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite gifts that give back this holiday season. 1. Hand Knit Dolls Photo: Cuddle+Kind Each doll
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These books about transgender kids are a great resource for those kids, their families, educators, or people who simply want to educate themselves on the topic. Photo Gallery Books about transgender kids 1 / 12 Calvin Written by JR and Vanessa Ford and illustrated by Kayla Harren, Random House Everyone thinks Calvin is a girl,
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Feeling extravagant? Treat your family to one of these luxurious gifts this holiday season. There are so many ways to express love and gratitude during the holiday season. And as we finally gather with loved ones to celebrate and be merry, we may be feeling extra generous this year. So go ahead and treat that special
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From the perfect pair of socks to some of the coolest tech devices, we’ve got the best stocking stuffers for the guy who’s impossible to buy for. The holidays aren’t supposed to be stressful, right? And yet finding the perfect stocking stuffers for men can be next to impossible. Lucky for you, we like to
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The Parenting Junkie shows how to set boundaries with family. Some family dynamics can be harmful to children and therefore setting boundaries with family is important. When you learn how to set boundaries you can feel more comfortable attending family gatherings. Setting boundaries with parents especially setting boundaries with your parents can sometimes feel more
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You may have heard that giving peanut butter to a baby is a bad idea. However, the allergy discussion over babies and peanut butter has changed. When can babies have peanut butter? In this episode of Mom Docs, Lila Kertz says introducing peanut butter to babies at an early age actually decreases the likelihood of
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Jennifer Pinarski asks other parents for advice on how to talk to young children about the significance of Remembrance Day. Peace is when you smile at someone and make the world a tiny bit brighter Peace is when you hear a baby laugh, or give a hug to the hurt— Excerpt from a poem by
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Not sure what to get your kid’s teacher this holiday season? Check out our roundup of thoughtful teacher gifts that definitely score an A+ for creativity! Besides you, your kid’s teacher spends a heck of a lot of time with them each day. Show them how much you appreciate their effort and time with these
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