7 Tips for a Safe and Kid-friendly Summer

Amitha Kalaichandran | Posted 06.18.2016 | Canada Parents
Amitha Kalaichandran

Summer is the season where accidents, particularly in children, are more frequent. Many of these accidents can be prevented and a number of pediatric advocacy groups and children's hospitals have created information around prevention strategies.

Are Those Ski Helmets You're Wearing Actually Safe?

CBC | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Living

Skiers and snowboarders in Canada are increasingly turning to helmets for protection as they hit the slopes. But the helmets they buy aren't governed ...

Why I Posed Topless -- For Free!

Erica Ehm | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Living
Erica Ehm

I'm not in the habit of doing nude photo shoots. Especially at "my age." When my mompreneur friend Karyn Climans, helmet safety advocate invited me to take it all off in support of Mothers Against Naked Riding, I agreed. I'm not an exhibitionist, especially as my once fit body is beginning to sag like an old fence. But, the underlying messages are so important I sucked it up and took it off.