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Keep ’em Active…

Learn the Handwashing Dance on You Tube from the viral video choreography of Vietnam’s Ghen Cô Vy.Sport for Life’s PLAYBuilder app offers a list...

Keep ’em Calm…

Anxiety Canada’s free app, MindShift, uses cognitive-based tools to help reorient thinking and behavioural strategies. There’s a thought journal, coping cards and a “Chill...

Keep ’em Connected…

Playing video games with friends online is a great way to stay connected. Pokemon Go has been modified temporarily so that people can play...

Keep ’em Entertained…

Thanks to some Disney fans who have shared You Tube videos of themselves on rides, you can take virtual rides on It’s A Small...

Screen-free Survival Strategies

Write a song about your life. Include details like your family, hobbies, interests, loves, pets etc.Write and mail an actual letter to someone you...

Taking Care of Your Family’s Mental Health

Don’t keep your kids in the dark As scary as this all feels for adults, it can be even more frightening for kids. Children...

Cultivating Joy

The world is in upheaval as we cope with the disruption, uncertainty, and fear of the COVID-19 pandemic. Collectively, we’ve never seen a time...

Love in the Time of COVID-19

I’d planned to write this column about our family’s new puppy. I was going to confess how, against all good parenting advice, we gave...

Financial First Aid Kit

Canadian families are being hit hard in the pocket right now. Many of those impacts are out of our control, but some of them...

Music Amidst the Mayhem

Schools are closed and parents are suddenly faced with the challenge of keeping their children occupied at home. Not only that, but many of...

Pandemic Parenting

We parents have our work cut out for us.How do you juggle working from home with parenting without support? How do you continue your...

April/May 2020

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