Media and Reviews

Media and reviews for Happy Parents, Happy Kids by Ann Douglas.

Ann Douglas, author, Happy Parents, Happy Kids

Ann Douglas, author, Happy Parents, Happy Kids

Toronto Star: “Parents need self-care that includes friendship, community, and resources” by Brandie Weikle

CBC Radio: “Author of new book, Happy Parents, Happy Kids” (Metro Morning)

BLOOM: “Why do so many parents feel inadequate?” by Louise Kinross

CBC Radio: “Snowplow parenting” (Edmonton AM)

CBC Radio: “It takes a village” (All in a Weekend Montreal)

CBC Radio: “Ann Douglas on what makes a mom happy” (Fresh Air)

GlobalNews.ca: “Take a moment to appreciate mom on Mother’s Day”

SavvyMom.ca: “Four things I’ve learned about being a happier mom” by Catalina Margulis

RateHub.ca: “Free Ways for Families to Reduce Financial Stress” by Alex Mlynek

Peterborough Examiner: “Peterborough writer Ann Douglas launches new book” by Rosemary Ganley

Mississauga News: “Successful parenting advice book author flourished in Clarkson’s soil” by John Stewart

Theravive: “Happy Parents, Happy Kids? Depends how much support parents get” by Patricia Tomasi

Walmart Canada — The Hub: “Outdoor Mommy-Baby Groups Benefit You and Baby” by Catalina Margulis

Book Reviews

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, The Monitor: Happy Parents, Happy Kids by Ann Douglas - Book review by Hadrian Mertkin-Kirkwood. Review appears on page 47 of the May/June 2019 issue.

Related articles written by Ann Douglas

Kawartha Now: “Parenting in an age of anxiety” by Ann Douglas

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Active for Life: Inspiring #ProjectActiveFamily ideas to help you move” by Ann Douglas

Active for Life: “Project Active Family: How to reduce your stress, boost your mood, and ward off cabinet fever at the same time” by Ann Douglas

Active for Life: “Project Active Family: The life-changing magic of keeping it real” by Ann Douglas

Active for Life: “Project Active Family: Active living resolutions off to a rocky start? That’s okay. We’ve got you covered” by Ann Douglas

Active for Life: “Introducing Project Active Family” by Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas was a guest on the June 11, 2019, episode of the Moms in the Middle podcast.

Ann Douglas was a guest on the June 11, 2019, episode of the Moms in the Middle podcast.

HAPPY PARENTS, HAPPY KIDS...makes the case that we’ve been taking too narrow a view on what self-care looks like for parents. Douglas shows us that it is indeed possible to take care of yourself while raising kids, and that there’s compelling evidence to show how doing so is a benefit to children and grown-ups alike.
— Brandie Weikle, THE TORONTO STAR