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On the river with Ottawa City Rafting

Want to see the city from a different perspective? Stephen Johnson recommends taking a trip with Ottawa City Rafting. Continue reading

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Spotting a Narcissist

Do you know a narcissist? It might be your boss, your neighbour, even your spouse. Narcissists are described as challenging, demanding, self-absorbed…++ Continue reading

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Practice Good Manners this Summer

Summer vacation is a great time for kids to practice good manners and to master new life skills, including etiquette. Continue reading

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Zip Away at Camp Fortune Aerial Park

At Camp Fortune Aerial Park there are obstacle courses and ziplines for both children and adults, so it is the perfect activity for the entire family. Continue reading

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Smart Ideas for Home Updates

Since spring is a popular time to tackle home reno projects, interior design consultant Megan Lewis has agreed to answer some questions. Continue reading

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Get Outside and EarthPLAY for Earth Month and Beyond!

Earth Day Canada’s new EarthPLAY program is dedicated to putting unstructured outdoor play back into childhood and the routine of family life. Continue reading

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Spring into Self-Care

Self-care and empowerment coach Catherine Hull says self-care means caring for ourselves in a way that allows us to be open, free, joyful and able to deal with the stresses life puts in our path. Continue reading

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Guns in your home? Be Aware of the Risks

  Do you have a gun or guns in your household? Air guns? BB guns? Please be aware of the risks. In fact, the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) is urging health professionals to ask families whether they have firearms in … Continue reading

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Sweet Family Time at Sand Road Sugar Camp

David Johnson and his family (including grandpa, all the way from Saskatchewan!) had a sweet time indeed at Sand Road Sugar Camp. Continue reading

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Witnessing the World of Spring Beyond the Front Step

Jacquelyn Toupin and her family celebrate spring with yearly traditions such as garden planning, seed ordering, baby chick snuggling, and reading stories. They also enjoy nature journaling.

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