children

Riley Hunt enjoys the snow with his grandparents' mini goldendoodle, Charlie. Photo Credit Angela Jacques

Winter of discontent

Batten the hatches! You don’t need weather to experience a cold front—just a child in his pre-preteen years Winter is coming. In fact, it’s been festering within my walls since the summer. One of the subtle truths I’ve learned about […]

Learn about the six new CMEY programs offering early support for children with autism in Ontario

  If you are a parent or caregiver of a young child with autism in Ontario, there’s great news: the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) has introduced six groundbreaking caregiver-mediated early years (CMEY) programs designed to provide crucial support for your […]

Evelynn O'Grady, age 5 (left) and her sister Ellie O'Grady, age 3. Photo Courtesy Sarah O'Grady

A novel idea

For local homeschooling mom Sarah O’Grady, a strategically chosen side hustle allows her to mix business and pleasure   Sarah O’Grady is busy. As if the stay-at-home mom homeschooling four kids under the age of 11 didn’t have enough on […]

From cradle to grave

How its youngest and oldest citizens are treated is telling of a community. Here are three organizations that are making a difference in the lives of families   From Andrew Fleck Children’s Services for preschool aged kids and their parents; […]