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What to Look for When Choosing a Daycare for Your Child

Daycares, Toronto
Finding a daycare for your child can be overwhelming. Although children usually quickly adjust, are well entertained and highly stimulated, the steps taken to find the right daycare will be fraught with decisions. Here are a few tips to consider when researching daycares near you, in no particular order. Location: For me, this is an...

Looking for a Doula? Wait What is a Doula?

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Ava's Help is expanding and we are adding more professionals to our site outside of just caregiving help. We are adding Doulas, Lactation Specialist, Parenting Coaches, Speech Therapist! Pregnant and trying to figure out what type of support you are looking for during the pregnancy. Read on! What is Nutmeg Consulting? Nutmeg Consulting - Expert...

Ava’s Help: Toronto Camp Guide 2017

Summer 2017
It’s that time of year when parents start thinking about SUMMER! Yes, before you know it, that school bell will be ringing and your kids will be running into your arms for 8 whole weeks :) Some of us cringe at the thought of this, others can't wait. Either way, some of you are thinking...

Looking for a date night with some mystery and surprise?

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Check out The Secret Sessions: THE MOVIE EXPERIENCE. What is The MOVIE EXPERIENCE by The Secret Sessions? Picture this: watching a movie while also getting to be on set and interacting live  with the characters from the movie. So, is it like I am in the movie? Yes! Everyone is part of the cast, including...

Backpacks Backpacks – Back to School Shopping Already?

Backpacks, Back to School
Is it almost time for back to school shopping?? Say it isn’t so! Tanya Schustyk, a Grade 1 to 3 teacher, has been kind enough to give us some amazing backpack tips. Read on before you hit the back to school sales. Buy a size appropriate for your child. Your child should NOT be able...

Top 6 Sleep Questions: A Happy Family Is A Rested Family

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With three kids, in order to have sanity and find time for myself and my relationship, I need my kids to have good sleep habits. Most parents face sleep challenges on a regular basis, so finding good sleep support is ideal. Toronto mom Lisa Kvapil left the corporate world to become a sleep consultant. She offers some advice and answers the top six questions she gets from tired parents!

Introducing our Parenting Blog

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Ava’s Help is proud to introduce Liz Berholz’s parenting blog.

Liz Berholz is the founder of Liz B. Parenting, a parenting consulting practice. Liz is a parenting educator & consultant, a speaker and an Adler Institute-Trained Life & Professional Coach. She earned her BA/BSc in Biology and History at Dalhousie University, worked in HR and Marketing on Wall Street and Bay Street – but the move to motherhood proved to be transformative.