Doctor Shares Everything Parents Should Know About Strep Throat

Doctor Shares Everything Parents Should Know About Strep Throat

Most parents worry that their child’s soar throat could be something more serious, such as strep. The following interview with Dr. S. Terez Malka answers many questions concerned parents have about strep throat, including the cause, symptoms, prevention and more.

10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

Remember it? The magical anticipation that made Christmas Eve painfully long? If you allow yourself to go back there, I bet you’ll still find that amazing feeling of excitement in your stomach. Helping kids through the torture of time can turn into some Christmas traditions and create memories that you’ll all treasure.

10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself.

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

Games can make Halloween so much more fun and memorable. You don’t have to be Disney parents and put a lot of time and energy into it. These easy games require very little time to prepare and they’re guaranteed to bring out the witch cackles in all who play.

Eco-tainment ‘Future Chicken’ is Coming to CBC Kids!

Eco-tainment ‘Future Chicken’ is Coming to CBC Kids!

A new generation of Canadian environmental crusaders will be tasked with much more than fixing the current state of the planet. They’ll also need to think in a whole new way to ensure it doesn’t happen again. This generation must feel hopeful and empowered so they can innovate and lead us through global stability. Ultimately, […]

The Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (Infographic)

The Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (Infographic)

My days of naming my Canadian babies are behind me, but I still find it interesting to track the latest and greatest baby names. It’s fun to spot names that are growing in popularity due to movies or TV shows, and seeing which traditional names are making a comeback.

Doctor’s Tips For Back-to-School Anxiety + Canadian Cyberbullying

Doctor’s Tips For Back-to-School Anxiety + Canadian Cyberbullying

It isn’t uncommon for children to experience anxiety about going back to school. For example, some may feel nervous about starting school for the first time, attending a new school, acceptance, or bullying. Many issues, such as minor social anxiety, can be addressed at home without much difficulty. Higher levels of anxiety may be an […]

7 Easy Ways to Take Your Yard From Ordinary to Extraordinary

7 Easy Ways to Take Your Yard From Ordinary to Extraordinary

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Your family backyard is the ideal location to create a summer full of memories for you, your family, and community. Easy to access? Check. Affordable? You bet. Able to accommodate all sorts of activities? Absolutely. Your backyard’s potential is really only limited by your imagination and willingness to roll up your […]

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Many Canadian parents would like to stay at home with their young children. The thought of sending them to daycare or leaving them with a stranger pulls at our heartstrings and causes both anxiety and guilt. On top of that, life gets very busy when you’re trying to work, raise children and look after your […]

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

With the start of the school year, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up.  An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.

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