Press Mentions

Insight, advice and opinion on kids and parenting in the news


Feature interview on Canada AM – November 5, 2015 – Becoming a Mom at 40

Featured interview in the November 2015 edition of Toronto Life: “Becoming a Mom in Middle Age”



Interview with Canadian Press: Debate grows over using smartphones, social media in classrooms

Featured interview in the Canada Newswire Newsletter: Meet the Press – Samantha Kemp-Jackson, Parenting Writer and Blogger

Featured interview providing advice and tips in the Toronto/Winnipeg/Calgary/Edmonton Sun and Sun Media sites online – Back to School Ideas For Picky Eaters

Toronto Sun Article Picture

Featured interview and front page Summer Driving Section photo/article in The Toronto Star: Surviving a Family Road Trip – Section image here

Featured interview on CBC Marketplace: Checkout Charity: Doing Good, Feeling Bad

Featured in CBC News article: Checkout donations: Poor transparency about where the money goes

Featured in Reuters article: Checkout Charity – Get Ready For the Cash Register Ambush

Featured in Toronto Star’s “On Your Side” Column on Checkout CharityCheckout Charity Campaigns Can Backfire

Featured guest on CBC’s The 180 Program – Checkout Charity (Part 2)

Featured guest on CBC’s The 180 Program – Checkout Charity (Part 1)

Featured guest on CBC’s Metro Morning ProgramKids Online

Canadian PressCreating Social Media Accounts For Kids? Be Mindful of What You Post, Experts Say

Global News Keeping Kids Safe in the Snow

Reuters – Is it Ever Okay to Lie About Money?

The LoopHave You Ever Been Shamed Into Donating At the Checkout Line?

MacleansWhy Children Need To Feel the Pinch

Toronto StarWith a Little Planning it’s Back to School Without Tears

Featured guest on Global Morning Show: How to Deal With Sleepovers

Featured guest on CBC Radio’s Fresh Air Program: Parenting in the Digital Age

Featured guest on CBC Radio’s Ontario Today Program: What are the best and worst Mother’s Day gifts that you’ve received?

Featured guest on CBC Radio’s Fresh Air Program: Kids and the Cult of Celebrity

Commentator on Huffington Post LiveThe Myth of Perfect Parenting

Commentator on Huffington Post Live News Block – Joe Biden Running For President and Vogue’s New Standard of Conduct

Interview re: March Break and Kids on CBC’s Fresh Air  – Kids and March Break Activities

Commentator on Huffington Post LiveStop Forcing Kids Into Sports

The National PostPlaydates Gone Wrong: Get-Togethers Can Be A Minefield of Bad Behaviour

The Toronto StarBack to School Shopping on a Budget

CBC OnlineConcern About Technology Use as Kids Head Back to School

Global Evening NewsLast Minute Back to School Shopping

CTV News OnlineFive Tips to Stretch a Frugal Family Budget

CTV News SegmentAre Second Hand Children’s Products Safe?

CBC Here and NowShould Children Be Banned From Restaurants?

Global Morning ShowHow to Inspire Kids to Do Their Homework

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Global Morning Show Surviving Birthday Parties

Global Morning ShowThe Top 10 Mom Types You’ll Find At The Park

CJAD Montreal – Top 5 Tips For Parents When Sending Their Kids to Summer Camp

Commentator on Huffington Post LiveCommunity Sound-Off

Commentator on Huffington Post LiveCommunity Sound-off

Newstalk 1010 – Defending this blog postStop Using Kids as Door-to-Door Fundraisers

Commentator on Huffington Post Live: Is it okay to discipline someone else’s child?

Rogers Daytime TorontoWhat to do with the kids during the Toronto teacher’s strike

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