Parenting Canada

Let's Stop Saying: "We Don't Care, as Long as our Baby's Healthy"

Sarah Sahagian | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Living
Sarah Sahagian

Ultimately, the refrain, "as long as they're healthy," makes it seem like individuals who are less healthy are less valuable and less loveable. In short, it's just a mean and untrue thing to say, so please, let's stop saying it.

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...