Outdoors

Getting active outdoors with your kids

Getting active outdoors with your kids

As the weather improves across the country, we are dusting off our bikes, pumping our tires full of air and getting outdoors. Everyone is feeling the joy of longer days and warmer temperatures.

April 22, 2021
6 activities to encourage your children to play outside during winter!

6 activities to encourage your children to play outside during winter!

When it is cold, we tend to want to stay inside!  As parents, when winter comes around, we’d rather wait for the sun and the milder weather to come back then venture out with the kids. With some tricks and imagination, we can help children enjoy playing outdoors in all weather conditions.

February 17, 2021
7 ways to keep moving this winter

7 ways to keep moving this winter

There is a reason bears hibernate in winter. It’s COLD, sometimes, it is wet, icy, and COLD. Did I mention the COLD? While it is easy to slip into the thought of a warm hibernation once the cold hits, I love the challenge of coming up with fun ways to keep myself and my family active during the winter months.

February 1, 2021
10 ways to enjoy the snow at home

10 ways to enjoy the snow at home

The schools are closed and the kids can’t stand still because they’re eager to go play outside... sounds like a snow day! Dress them up warm... here are 10 great ideas for fun in the snow!  

December 7, 2020
Family outings at the park

Family outings at the park

The sun is shining, you managed to sleep in and now you are looking for something to do with your children… It sounds like the perfect day to go to the park.

July 6, 2020
10 things to do on a day off

10 things to do on a day off

Are you home during the kids' school break and you’re not sure what to do to fill all this wonderful free time? Here are some ideas for fun activities for the whole family!

March 2, 2020
15 places to go apple picking

15 places to go apple picking

Children biting into an apple they picked is joy in its purest form! Here are some great places around Quebec for your family to go apple picking so you can share the joy with them!

September 16, 2019
10 free family activities

10 free family activities

Entrance fees, meals, snacks on the go and activities at an extra cost can raise the bill exponentially on family outings. Here are 10 family activities that are completely free!

July 1, 2019
My child is always dirty!

My child is always dirty!

His shirt is dirty. He has a runny nose. His hands are brown. His feet are covered with dirt. He is (almost) always dirty! What can I do?

June 17, 2019
Summer sports and activities

Summer sports and activities

During the summer, being active is essential! After months of winter laziness, we have one mission: to practice sports with the kids. Here are 5 easy sports for the whole family!

June 9, 2014
List of family outings and activities!

List of family outings and activities!

We asked motherforlife.com readers to help us create a list of fun family outings and activities. Whether you want to feel like you’re on vacation,  break the daily routine or just enjoy life, this list is full of great ideas!

July 29, 2012
Ideal places for a family picnic!

Ideal places for a family picnic!

Looking for breathtaking scenery? Want to eat listening to the soothing sounds of water cascading down a stream? Here are some of our favorite spots for a successful picnic!

June 7, 2012
Neighbours Day

Neighbours Day

We look at their patio furniture, we talk to their kids, we see them every day… But do we know our neighbours? Would you celebrate with yours on Neighbours Day?

May 24, 2012
Winter joys

Winter joys

Whether we like it or not, winter is a part of us. The most enthusiastic will make the most of it and go skiing, skating or tobogganing, while the others will lock themselves indoors and complain about the crazily cold weather.

January 18, 2011

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Being a mother changes our life… and sex life!

You knew that having a baby would be life changing. You understood and accepted the fact that your sex life would slow down, but it’s been quiet for months and years now...

Celebrating your mother from afar

Mother's Day is coming! During this pandemic, many people won't be able to be with their mom's on this special day. Show her that you are thinking of her, always but especially today, with these ideas to celebrate your mom from a distance this Mother's Day!

7 Crafts for Mother's Day

Dear dad, dear babysitter, this post is for you! Mother's Day is fast approaching and to allow children to give a little sweetness to mom this year, here are 7 simple DIY craft ideas.

A Pink Menu for Mother's Day!

In spring, pink resurfaces. A color that evokes sunny days is suddenly everywhere, from the wardrobe to the lipsticks. To celebrate Mother's Day, you can even add a touch of pink to the menu!

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