Avoid parenting burnout: Why it’s important for parents to take time for themselves
Parent burnout is a real thing, and if you don't take time for yourself you may also be hurting your family as a whole, parenting experts say.
Nov 21, 2017
Whitby mom creates app to turn kids’ chores into a game
A Whitby mom and businesswoman has created a way to release friction in the household by turning expectations and chores into a game between parents and kids.
Toddlers don’t need firm screen time limits, new Canadian guidance says
New guidance released Thursday morning still urges no screens at all for kids younger than age two, except to video-chat with others, such as grandparents.
Nov 24, 2022
Struggling to connect with your teen? How to get that special parent-child relationship back
Miss the relationship you had with your teen before their adolescent years? Parenting expert Ann Douglas tells you how to get it back.
Jan 9, 2018
How old should a child be before they can trick-or-treat on their own?
The age at which your child is ready to trick-or-treat without you won't be the same for everyone. It depends on several factors.
Oct 26, 2019
Single parent? Here’s how to tell your kids you’re seeing someone
Dating as a single parent can be tough, especially when you want to introduce your children to a new partner.
Jan 2, 2020
How parents manage conflict in the home will impact their children
the conflict resolution style parents choose impacts a child's emotional well-being and teaches them how to resolve conflict themselves, experts say.
Sep 22, 2017
Parents are using tech to ‘track’ their kid’s location. Does it cross the line?
Tracking your child's location is convenient, but if used unwisely, it can hurt your relationship.
Dec 1, 2019
Got a bratty pre-teen? What parents can do to fix that behaviour
Navigating the pre-teen years are never easy. Here's what parents can do to ensure a smoother transition into the teenage years.
Jan 30, 2018
Stay-at-home moms should earn over $160,000 a year, study finds
The six-figure salary has increased significantly since 2016.
Jan 18, 2019
CMHA Waterloo Wellington offers tips to get children mentally set for back-to-school
CMHA says going back to school can impact not only a child's mental health but also the parents'. They offer a number of ways parents can help their kids, and themselves, prepare.
Aug 23, 2022
Canada ranks No. 34 in survey of 37 countries for parenting — here’s how to do better
A recent poll suggests the United States is the worst country for parents' work-life balance.
Sep 14, 2017
How to save on clothes, electronics for back-to-school amid high inflation
Back-to-school shopping is hitting household budgets already stretched thin amid rampant inflation. Here are ways to save on clothes, electronics and school supplies this year.
Aug 16, 2022
Adult kids moving back home in the COVID-19 2nd wave? Here’s how to talk money
Relationship expert Jessica O’Reilly and financial expert Kelley Keehn join 'The Morning Show' with tips for parents of young adults moving back home.
Oct 8, 2020
Manitoba mom filling backpacks for Ukrainian children’s first day of school
Manitoba mom Karen Johnston has been busy filling backpacks for Ukrainian refugee children ahead of the new school year, and is calling on other families to donate to the cause.
Aug 16, 2022
Daycares are opening across the country, but can they really operate safely?
While some experts agree that daycares can operate safely under strict protocols, others worry about the risk of coronavirus infection.
Jun 11, 2020
Family members breaking COVID-19 rules? How to step in
Psychologist Natasha Sharma checks in with 'The Morning Show' with tips on dealing with family and friends who refuse to follow COVID-19 measures.
Nov 12, 2020
Coronavirus cases spiked in reopened U.S. schools. Should Canadians be concerned?
We can probably expect some children to catch COVID-19 at school, experts say.
Aug 5, 2020
Mom left devastated after toddler dies choking on bouncy ball
Anna Davis is warning other parents about the dangers of small toys that pose choking hazards after he three-year-old son died.
Mar 5, 2018