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
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
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
Family friendly ideas for a Montreal staycation
Parenting expert Erica Diamond shares her favourite activities for winter fun in the city.
Dec 22, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
If your guests drive home drunk, are you legally liable?
A recent court decision may be about to broaden the scope of hosts' responsibilities.
Dec 22, 2017
Global Montreal Morning News Contributors
Get to know Global Montreal Morning News contributors a little bit better.
Feb 9, 2013
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
‘An ongoing symbol of colonization’: How bad water affects First Nations’ health
For years, First Nations across Canada have suspected that they've been getting sick from poor water quality -- and a gap in health data is not helping the situation.
Sep 30, 2021
Received a spam text recently? Here’s what you should know
Spam texting is on the rise and as technology gets more sophisticated they're expected to increase in frequency, experts say.
Feb 23, 2022
What happened to… The Montreal Expos
On this episode of 'What happened to…?', Erica Vella revisits Canada’s first Major League Baseball team, the Montreal Expos.
Mar 3, 2022