Car Seat Inspection Clinic

DATE: Friday October 5th 2019. 9:00am – 12:30 pm.

LOCATION: Canadian Tire Kemptville- 311 Ryan’s Well Drive, Kemptville ON

The Ontario Parenting Connection wants to help provide parents, caregivers, or grandparents the correct information regarding how to install and use their child’s car seat safely. The Experts at SEATS for kids will be on location to show you how to successfully install your child’s seat and ensure they are properly restrained. Registration will open September 27th at 8:00am. Walk-ins are also encouraged.

A BIG THANKS to Canadian Tire Kemptville for donating the space for the clinic.

OPC Annual General Meeting

The Ontario Parenting Connection’s 2nd AGM will be held on Sunday February 24th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at:

In the Spencerville Room 380 Colonnade Drive, Kemptville ON

OPC is pleased to be holding our 2nd annual AGM! Join us and find out who we are, what we did last year, and our upcoming plans for 2019.

Please contact us at if you are considering joining the Board of Directors by February 17 2019, and we shall email you an application.

If you wish to attend the AGM of The Ontario Parenting Connection you are more than welcome. Please RSVP at or join the Facebook event by February 22nd 2019.

All Candidates Meeting!

On September 25th, we hosted an All Candidates Meeting so families can be more informed when they make their choice and vote on October 22nd. We heard from individuals campaigning to become Mayor, Councillors, as well as School Board Trustee.

Attached is a link to the video where you can watch if you were not able to make it out yesterday.

Thank-you to all those who participated as well as came out last night.

(Audio starts around the 25second mark)

Recreation & Arts Fair

We are super excited about the Recreation and Arts Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 14th from 6:30-8:30! Admission is FREE!

Parents and caregivers can find out about the fantastic recreational and art opportunities for children and youth in the North Grenville and surrounding area. One night – one stop!

Some of the local organizations that will be at the Recreation & Arts Fair include:

Art with Bonnie 
Frank’s Soccer Training 
Kemptville District Minor Hockey 
Get Cronk’d 
The Academy of Expressive Dance 

Come on out to see what fantastic programs they have for your children and youth!

If you want to join as a local organization and you offer recreational activities or art, please contact us at to register


Upcoming event:

Recreation and Arts Fair: Making life easier for families. Parents and caregivers can find out about the fantastic recreational and art opportunities for their children and youth in North Grenville and surrounding area, all in one night, one spot.

August 14th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Grenville Mutual Insurance Company (380 Colonnade Drive, Kemptville)

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My name is Meghan Coupal and I am one of two, let’s say, “house bloggers”. I am a mother of four young children, and as such, the majority of my friends are also parents with children. My very closest friend and parenting confidant/advisor is at the same stage of parenting. It works out because we get along so well and our children more or less occupy each other. I can’t help but notice the vast differences in our parenting styles and experiences, however. We both are pretty much in the same situation; kids of similar ages, stay-at-home moms, limited family support, and with similar cultural and geographical backgrounds. And yet, we are incredibly different.

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