Five reasons to take your kid apple picking

Montrealers know how to make the most of every season, and the coming of the fall — sorry for using the F-word — brings with it a whole new list of cheap, kid-friendly stuff to do. The apple-picking season has begun, so here are five reasons to put your tam tams and white pants back into storage and head to the orchards with your children in tow.

Why bad behaviour can make you a good parent

I like to tell myself that I’ve worked pretty hard to make sure my kid knows some fundamental rules about life, especially that golden oldie about treating others the way you would like to be treated. But what happens when you realize that your kid was actually listening, and that by the beginning of first grade they’ve turned out to be a better person than you?