Parenting Canada

What I Would Change About Parenting in Canada

Alyson Schafer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Canada Living
Alyson Schafer

2013-06-21-blog_canada_day_v02.gif This was a no-brainer for me because my whole life's work is dedicated to making ONE change to Canada. It's my mission statement: "To make parent education as acceptable and accessible as pre-natal classes." Taking a parenting class is responsible parenting. Isn't it a shame there is a stigma for improving one's self?

Caring For Your Kids Doesn't Have to Mean Neglecting Yourself

Darlena Cunha | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Living
Darlena Cunha

It's a hard job to be a parent. In all this hustle and bustle, preparation and execution, it's easy to lose yourself. You can always shower later. You can always get dressed later. But it's a short jump from it doesn't matter to I don't matter. And you do matter. You need to take the time.

If You Think Having Three Kids Is Hard, Try Four, Five and Six

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

A study by Today.com that suggests three is the most stressful number of children to have. A mom of three explains that the stress level increases when it comes to things like crossing the street, versus two kids. But I have four kids, and to the best of my recollection, I don't recall sprouting an extra arm when that last child arrived.

Being a Motherless Mother: Raising a Child After the Loss of my Mom

The Purple Fig | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

It's like I was out there in the world for so many years being motherless and then one morning I peed on a stick and suddenly I was a mother. I couldn't have known then that the hole in my chest would only get bigger and that my loneliness would be married to the fact that I was motherless. I will never know love like this again, I thought, as I sat next to her hospital bed for the last time.

You Want Your Baby To Be A Boy, Don't You? Ad Targets Indo-Canadians

CBC | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada

A Washington-based reproductive clinic is advertising gender selection services in a Canadian newspaper that targets South Asian communit...

Start Your Kid's Canadian Music Education Early

Canadian Family | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

Your kids may be well-versed in Justin Bieber and Drake, but what about Neil Young, Rush and Bryan Adams? Help them expand their music collection with...