Could a tough season of defiance and tantrums eventually give way to a fresh new phase of kindness and sweetness? Chris Hunt certainly hopes so.
As parents, we become so focused on the needs of our children that we lose sight of ourselves; we forget how much we need our own magical moments too, writes Chris Hunt. I can still remember the sharp cold biting my […]
A family getaway to Montreal began with a series of mini-disasters for writer Chris Hunt and his family, but concluded with magical moments and cherished memories. By the end of the first day of our first Christmas trip, I was […]
Chris Hunt reflects on how, thanks to fatherhood, he has put his days of reckless behaviour behind him – and learned to buckle up. When I was first hired to write for Ottawa Parenting Times five years ago, I almost […]
For one memorable family outing, Chris Hunt learned to stop sweating the small things, and embraced a worry-free day with his toddler Ever wonder if, as a parent, you spend more time worrying about the little things at the expense […]
Before my son Riley turned two, he took part in a study designed to measure his communication and comprehension abilities. Turns out he’s a pretty smart kid. His test scores were equivalent to those of a seven-year old. Heck, he even had a couple […]