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Ann Douglas

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Ann Douglas sparks conversations that matter about parenting and mental health. She is a bestselling parenting book author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio. In February 2019, HarperCollins Canada published her brand new book, Happy Parents Happy Kids.

Ann is also the author of Parenting Through the Storm: How to Handle the Highs, the Lows, and Everything in Between and the creator of The Mother of All Books series: The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, The Mother of All Baby Books, The Mother of All Toddler Books, The Mother of All Parenting Books and The Mother of All Pregnancy Organizers.

A passionate and inspiring speaker, Ann delivers keynote addresses and leads small-group workshops at health and parenting conferences. If
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It Takes a Village to Raise a Parent

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to support that child’s parent. Here’s how to be that village….

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to support that child’s parent. Here’s how to be that village….

Parenting can feel like an exercise in endurance: much more marathon than sprint. But many parents today are left feeling like they are being asked to run an entire relay race on their own, without the much-needed support of any teammates.

That’s not how it’s supposed to wor...

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I had to take my time with this one. I’m not from Cape Breton, but my mother’s entire family is and I spend some of the summer weeks there each year. Cape Breton means so much to me, and so does this wonderful, hilariously sad story.

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Gritty Cape Breton humour and heart, kooky characters, and so many unexpected moments, both hilarious and heartfelt. It's excellent! "
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“Having a child who is struggling doesn't make you a bad parent, just as being a child who is struggling doesn't make your child a bad kid.”
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