Family / Grandparenting / Kids
In a year where our kids have likely had to spend more time than usual online with screens, it’s the perfect time to bring back some favourite toys and introduce some fun new ones that will help develop other skills, while providing some fantastic play time. As a first time Grandma, and a veteran mom of four, I’ve seen the toys that my kids loved...
Family / Global / Holidays / Kids / Life / Lifestyle
Kathy Buckworth sits alongside parenting expert and author Alyson Schafer on The Morning Show to discuss how to handle holiday expectations for children. They discuss socioeconomic status, wants vs. needs, buying second-hand and children spending their own money on holiday presents.
CTV / Family / Holidays
Still searching for the perfect gift? From dolls to gadgets, Ghostbusters to Pikmi pops, grab one these cool toys before they sell out!
Family / Global / Holidays / Parents Canada
For moms and dads wanting to get Christmas shopping out of the way early, Parents Canada Magazine expert Kathy Buckworth joined us with some of the hottest picks for the holiday season.
This article first appeared in chch.com and can be found at this link: http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=518272&playlistId=1.2158274&binId=1.815911&playlistPageNum=1&binPageNum=1
Family / The Good Life
Happy Holidays is a phrase you often hear at this time of the year, but as busy parents will attest, it can be a hard concept to truly embrace as we race from school “Holiday Concerts”, filling out forms and cheques for the annual “Holiday Fundraiser” for the hockey team, and choosing just the right outfit to wear to a spouse’s “A Night in the...
Family / Playhouse Disney
Visions of sugarplums may well be dancing in children’s heads this holiday season, but it’s when that sugar makes its way to their stomachs that parents can have a hard time ensuring their kids are eating a healthy diet during the holiday season. The good news? The sugar found in many treats isn’t making them as crazy as you might think. “Sugar does not make...
Family / Huffington Post
‘Tis the season to be stressed out, falalalala lalalala yikes. While Christmas brings a lot of happiness to families, it can also be a frantic time, and the biggest causes of stress (according to a recent Leger survey conducted for PCFinancial) are associated with gifts; the buying and the giving. Fourty-one per cent of Canadians surveyed listed budget one of their top sources of holiday...
Family / Huffington Post
Like most holiday seasons, many families are planning on multi-generational get-togethers, particularly if there is a “baby’s first Christmas” to celebrate. But having a new baby around at Christmas can be as stressful as it is wonderful. Try to keep things nice, and not naughty by following this tips: • Prepare to have the baby’s schedule changed up just a bit, but try to keep...
Canadian Living: Online / Family
It’s painful, messy, labour intensive and stressful. No, its not childbirth, but getting through the holiday season when you have children. You may have heard that Christmas is really all about children. It is. It’s all about them. They’ll tell you so themselves. It is very easy to get swept up in the consumerism and overzealousness of the holiday period, in the eternal quest to...