The gift of giving


If you choose to donate food, remember to choose non-perishable items like canned goods

Organizations to consider
  • Society of St-Vincent-de-Paul: The Society of St-Vincent-de-Paul provides emergency food, help, rehabilitation and support to people in need. Their Bonne Mine Operation provides educational assistance to children of poor families in order to encourage perseverance and to break the cycle of poverty. You can also donate money, goods, furniture or join the team of over 1 400 committed volunteers.
  • Quebec Food Banks: With the support of more than 16 000 volunteers, members of the Quebec Food Banks can help fulfill more than 1.8 million requests for emergency food aid and over 48% of people using the service are families with children. Cash donations are also accepted and you can get involved with volunteering to help make a difference.

This week
The return of heat rash

It is a small, bumpy rash and yet, it can cause great discomfort and make baby irritable. We missed the summer but we definitely didn't miss heat rash! Here are some tips to try to prevent and relieve them.

The dangers of hyper-education

The growing number of young people suffering from burnout, performance anxiety and depression is causing concern. Hyper-education has been at the heart of hot topics for some years now.

Having another baby after a difficult pregnancy

Pregnancy is supposed to be a moment of pure happiness but when the reality is quite different, you may feel unsettled, disappointed and even apprehensive about trying for a second child.

Children and the concept of time

“Tomorrow”, “in a week”, “after sleep”, “in a month”, “wait a minute”, etc. All these notions are hard to understand for very young children! explains it all… in two minutes!