• Global’s Erica Diamond is Entrepreneur Barbie
    Who better to take inspiration for the figurine than non other than Global's parenting columnist Erica Diamond?
    Aug 21, 2014
  • Tips for parents: making sure your children get enough sleep
    Erica Diamond explains why it’s so important for children to get at least 10 to 11 hours of sleep a day.
    Feb 4, 2015
  • New year, different approach
    This elusive idea of the “perfect” balance between work and life is not a new concept but is it possible to achieve? Three women share their thoughts.
    Jan 8, 2014
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  • Parents need to change expectations and drop the guilt: experts
    Parents have been struggling to homeschool their kids, cook healthy meals and manage their children’s screen time — all while working and trying to maintain their mental health.
    Jan 30, 2021
  • Live blog: Share your vision boards
    Put your New Year's Resolutions into action with a vision board and share your results with us!
    Jan 9, 2014
  • Alberta’s Dr. Mom writes evidence-based blog for parents
    Frustrated with potentially harmful misinformation she was seeing on mom blogs, an Edmonton doctor created her own.
    Feb 27, 2019
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  • Family friendly ideas for a Montreal staycation
    Parenting expert Erica Diamond shares her favourite activities for winter fun in the city.
    Dec 22, 2016
  • Number of Ontario teens visiting hospital ER for self-harm rises between 2009 and 2017: study
    The study, published this week in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, also found the rates of visits by teens aged 13 to 17 for mental health problems rose 78 per cent during that time.
    Jun 12, 2019
  • Kick failed resolutions to the curb with ‘the Growth Mindset’
    Experts say adopting the Growth Mindset can make you 30 to 40 per cent more successful in reaching your goals.
    Jan 29, 2019
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  • Do gender-reveal parties perpetuate stereotypes?
    Over the last decade, gender-reveal parties have become a common trend that has new parents jumping with joy. However, it makes some gender advocates cringe.
    Jun 20, 2018
  • Top 5 parenting trends to expect in 2018
    From location tracking to social media accounts for your baby-to-be, here are the top five parenting trends you can expect to see in 2018.
    Dec 14, 2017
  • Unconventional Grade 6 homework assignment gets top marks from parents
    Do you think kids get too much homework? Many feel teachers should follow this elementary instructor's lead when it comes to assigning students homework.
    May 9, 2016
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  • Homework ban wins over parents; should more teachers follow suit?
    A Texas teacher is getting top marks from parents after her note about homework went viral.
    Aug 24, 2016
  • Coronavirus: The struggle to distance social teens during a pandemic
    Psychologist Caroline Buzanko says teens will evaluate the COVID-19 pandemic differently than their parents, as they don't assess risk in the same way.
    Mar 31, 2020
  • 18 things every parent should do with their kids this summer
    Global News turned to a handful of parenting experts for their ultimate list of what every family should do this summer.
    Jul 13, 2017
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  • This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: May 5, 2019
    This week on Focus Montreal: an expert in river dynamics discusses avoiding more devastating floods in Quebec and more.
    May 5, 2019
  • Coronavirus: 3 fines laid in Waterloo for holding gatherings of more than 5 people
    Officials say they received 150 calls related to the coronavirus pandemic emergency orders in the last week.
    May 27, 2020
  • Who is in Canada’s middle class, and why some experts hate the term
    While economists might shudder when they hear talk of the elusive middle class, parties love to speak to this group because it appeals to the broadest section of voters.
    Oct 10, 2019
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  • Queen’s death prompts calls to return ‘stolen’ diamonds in crown jewels
    The Kohinoor diamond, the Great Star of Africa and Second Star of Africa diamonds are often seen as symbols of imperialist history.
    Sep 16, 2022
  • What happened to… Darwin, the IKEA monkey?
    On this episode of 'What happened to…?,' Erica Vella revisits Darwin the Ikea monkey, a seven-month-old Japanese macaque who went viral after running loose in a Toronto Ikea.
    Mar 31, 2022