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“I believe that writers can change the world. We have the power to tell stories and share ideas that can fuel social change. It’s both an extraordinary privilege and a daunting responsibility.”
— Ann Douglas

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Ann Douglas SPARKS CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER ABOUT PARENTING AND MENTAL HEALTH.

She is a bestselling parenting author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio. She is the creator of The Mother of All Book series and the author of Parenting Through the Storm. In February 2019, HarperCollins Canada will publish her latest book, Happy Parents, Happy Kids.

Ann Douglas is Canada’s most trusted parenting writer.
— - BRANDIE WEIKLE, FORMER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF CANADIAN FAMILY

A passionate and inspiring speaker, Ann delivers keynote addresses and leads small-group workshops at health, parenting, and education conferences across the country. 

She also hosts online conversations about parenting and mental health (for Understood.org's highly popular #LDchat and Children's Mental Health Ontario #kidscantwait mental health advocacy campaign).

Ann is an active volunteer and frequent commentator on all things parenting. She has received awards for both her writing and her volunteer work. In June 2013, she became the second person to be awarded a Lifetime Membership by the Professional Writers Association of Canada (in recognition of her contributions to the freelance writing profession). And in April 2012, she was one of 16 Canadians invited to Rideau Hall to discuss family policy with Canadian Governor-General David Johnston and his wife Sharon Johnston.