LifeTales Moments

LifeTales is the perfect way to capture family moments, from the small, silly things children do to milestone events, like their first steps and first words. Our Moments pages are packed with tips for young parents on how to make these times extra special.

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What Are Night Terrors and How Can I Help My Child Through Them?
Night terrors—fits of screaming, flailing, and intense fear and dread—are terrifying for children and parents alike. While we’re used to[...]
5 Easy Ways to Get Outside and Active With Your Kids This Spring
With springtime well underway (well, in most places anyway) its time to get out of the house; time to stop[...]
How to Write About Your Childhood
We hear so much in the news today about people doing DNA tests to trace their ancestry. But people often[...]
22 Dos and Don’ts for Planning Your Family Vacations
It could be a dream family holiday, a summer road trip, or a weekend getaway with the kids. But have[...]
The Top Royal Baby Names for Boys and Girls
With the arrival of the first baby (a boy!) for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex—a.k.a. Prince Harry and Meghan[...]
5 Tips to Introduce Your Kids to Concert Music
Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome Robert Greenburg as a LifeTales guest blogger. Mr. Greenburg is a composer, pianist and music[...]
Meet Brooke Monks
How one LifeTales mom is creating a flexible life for her family Brooke Monks. Photo courtesy of BrookeMonks.com. In February[...]
Stellar Family Vacations: Experiencing Toronto
Why one of the world’s most diverse cities should be on every family’s list of vacation spots View of downtown[...]
Nighty-Night: Bedtime Music Guaranteed to Put Kids to SLEEP
Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome Robert Greenburg as a LifeTales guest blogger. Mr. Greenburg is a composer, pianist and music[...]
Viruses, Colds, Bacteria—Oh My!
Dr. Brown's tips for keeping your house free of colds all year long Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome Dr. Vivien[...]
Sibling Birth Order: Myths and Misconceptions
Editor's Note: We'd like to welcome Alyson Schafer as a LifeTales guest blogger. Ms Schafer is a parenting expert based[...]
Water, Food Rainbows and Togetherness
What Canada's Updated Food Guide Means For Your Family By Dr. Vivien Brown, MD Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome[...]
Growth Mindset Parenting
How a hot psychology theory could help you improve your parenting chops Have you heard about growth mindset parenting? It's[...]
When do babies become toddlers?
It’s a common question: when should you start thinking of your baby as a toddler?  When you’re deep into the[...]
Picking the Perfect Lullaby
No matter which lullaby you pick, the important thing is singing to your children Ask any large group of adults[...]
Managing the Overshare: A Duchess’s Playbook for Digital Privacy
As social media platforms evolve, it’s getting easier to share your life with the people you care most about.  But[...]
Why We Created LifeTales — Part 1
What will our kids know about our parents? “Tell me a story about Grandpa when he was a boy” said[...]
Do Pictures Tell THE story?
Great song by Rod Stewart … but only partly right. Every Picture may tell “A” Story, but it sure doesn’t tell[...]