Children here in Canada have the unique opportunity to start language immersion programs at a young age. In our increasingly globalized world, knowing multiple languages and being able to understand and communicate with other nationalities has never been more important. But are there any disadvantages to raising a bilingual child? Is there a limit to…

Though we’d love it to be nothing but blue sunny skies all summer long, this is not always the reality! Occasionally we find the skies clouding over, the heavens opening, and the rain pouring down. Though, in the humid Ottawa summer, the rain can provide some sweet relief! But what do you do when your…

When we were kids, we’d barely be home from school for five minutes before we were darting out again to run around the neighbourhood with our friends and bask in the evening sunshine. Kids these days always seem to be glued to screens, whether it be the TV, their video games console, or their cellphones.…

Are you a new parent? If so, congratulations on your tiny bundle of joy! Being a first-time parent can be really tough — not only are you figuring out how life works with a brand new person in it but you want to make sure you’re giving them the best possible start. They may seem…