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Help your parents make a smart move


Worried about your parents? If they’re older and still living in the family home, this new season brings with it new hassles. Continue reading

La Cage aux Folles musical at Centerpointe Studio Theatre


  Meeting your son’s future in-laws can be awkward, especially if you’ve come out as gay. Even more so if the father is an anti-gay right-wing politician and he wants to crack down on gay nightclubs like the one you … Continue reading

Life, death and the message of Steven Fletcher


by Pam Dillon . A dozen years ago I was with my mom in an elevator when we met a man in a wheelchair. In the time it took to get from the ground floor to the 5th, we learned … Continue reading

5 of the Safest and Best Family Cars of 2014


    When you were a teenager, you might have dreamed of buying a super fast sports car with a giant engine or a beautiful and luxurious convertible with room for two. But, now that you are a parent, what … Continue reading

JMSS students present Strut Fashion Show


The third annual Strut Fashion Show is taking place this Thursday, November 24, at John McCrae Secondary School in Barrhaven.  You don’t want to miss it. What makes this fashion show unique is that the designs, custom creations, sound, lighting … Continue reading

Holiday Gifts for the Kids


With Thomas & Friends, there is a rich world to discover and explore. Through the adventures of Thomas and his friends, your child will learn important life lessons about the value of friendship, fair play, team work and what it means to be a Really Useful Engine. Thomas & Friends will inspire your child to believe that little engineers – like little engines – can do big things. Continue reading

Diono Rainier


The New Diono Rainier is the ultimate in car seat safety with new extra deep side walls providing complete side impact protection taking Diono car seats to a whole new level. Continue reading

Why So Few Midwives? An OpEd

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Did you use the services of a midwife when you had your last baby? Would you like to have a midwife for your next one? This OpEd is a great read. Why do we have so few midwives in Canada? … Continue reading

Kids Hungry? WRAPS, FTW!

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Are your teens “reportedly” on the brink of starvation all. the. time? You can wrap up this little dilemma nicely—with no kitchen sweat. Stock the fridge, the counter and the cupboard with wrap fixings and let them go too it. … Continue reading