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Why To Bring Back Pen Pals

Reading Time: 4 minutes Some people think of pen-pals as an expired tradition, like black-and-white movies and 8-track tapes,...

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Stay-at-home parents - how much should you earn?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a question: if you were to be paid for every job you do as...

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4 self-care tips for first-year students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adjusting to a new life away from home can be challenging for first-year students, especially...

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Post-Secondary Education Cost Gives 73% of Canadian Parents “Sticker Shock”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents Don’t Know the Full Costs of Post-Secondary and Don’t Have a Written Plan – Says...

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Four Tips for Feeding Picky Gluten-Free Eaters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trying to get a child to eat when they’re a picky eater can be stressful....

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Spend an unforgettable day with your family at the 2017 Vancouver Writers Fest!

Reading Time: 3 minutes With so many places to eat, shops to explore, art to admire and wildlife to...

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The Arts Umbrella makes a big SPLASH again!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Experience the – power of creativity at Splash – Arts Umbrella’s 35th annual art auction...

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Reclaim Your House After Kids Go Back To School

Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s the most wonderful time of the year — time to send the kids back...

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Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!

Reading Time: 5 minutes New school zone survey shows more parents driving aggressively in school zones – honking, swearing...

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10 Classic Games or Toys for Kids

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Top 10 Classic Games or Toys that Kids Today Should be Playing With Revised...

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3 Ways to Ease the Pain of High-Tech Parenting

Reading Time: 6 minutes Last week, my teenager spilled a milkshake on his MacBook Air and I’m convinced it...

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Connection Between Exercising and Education

Reading Time: 5 minutes Move More to Learn More: The Connection between exercising and education As parents, we’re all well...

Healthy Eater
5 Ways to Raise a Healthy & Adventurous Eater

Reading Time: 3 minutes 5 Ways to Raise a Healthy & Adventurous Eater Raising an adventurous eater is all...

sleep
Are you Suffering from sleep deprivation?

Reading Time: 4 minutes How to get a child to sleep more is often one of new parent’s biggest...

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Astronomy with your Kids

Reading Time: 4 minutes Astronomy has fascinated humans for centuries, but it’s often the youngest of us who marvel...

pregnancy
The Great Due Date Debate

Reading Time: 5 minutes You’ve discovered you are pregnant and you’ve been told when your little bundle of joy...

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Unplugged and Unbothered

Reading Time: 4 minutes Organize your electronics for a happier and healthier home If you spent 2016 lost in...

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Training Your Child’s Brain

Reading Time: 5 minutes In many ways, parents are the coaches of a young child’s Brain Fitness Regimen! Like professional coaches,...

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Teach Children to Stay Safe on the Internet

Reading Time: 6 minutes Back to School Means Back Online: How to Teach Children to Stay Safe on the...

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