Kids & Teens


Toddlers at the Restaurant Table

If you happen to be sitting at a table near Nash Patrick, a certain chubby-cheeked, brown-eyed fellow perched in a highchair, prepare to duck. Food can fly while in the bowl. When there’s cutlery within reach, well, you’ve been warned. The young man about town may have a future in shot put or discus. Continue reading

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Shift the focus to healthy behaviours

By Barb Duncan Are you worried about the size of your children? The latest report from Statistics Canada shows about a third of Canadian kids are overweight or obese. That fact has parents wondering what to do, since excess weight … Continue reading

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Is texting KPC (keeping parents clueless)?

A generation or two ago, there was an easy entrance into the world of teens. It featured a warning signal, and was often attached to the wall. Brrrng, brrrng. “Hello?” “Hi. Is Cathy home?” Inevitably, a lot of the phone calls in an average family household were for the younger set, aged 12 or 13 and up. The loud sound and the activity provided parents with an opening to ask a question or two. “Who was that, honey?” Pause. “What did he want?” In some instances, the parent managed to get to the telephone first. Then, anything was possible. Details could emerge. “A party? Really?” Continue reading

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Give and Learn

Your children and community can benefit from volunteering
by Kim Goff

Getting your kids to volunteer in their community will not only keep them busy and active, but can also result in an educational and rewarding experience… Continue reading

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A Camp for Every Kid

Creative, Computer, Sports, Spy and Much More

Whether your camper is a future sports star, a budding artist, a burgeoning scientist or a thrill seeker, there’s a camp out there that will earn high fives. Continue reading

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On Your Mark, Get Set…

How to know when your child is ready for organized sports

Physical activity is good for children of all ages. Many children find participating in organized sports… Continue reading

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Keep Tabs on Your Kids’ Online Activities

Worried about what your kids are doing online? A new subscription ser vice called SafetyWeb.com will take those worries away. Continue reading

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Their Bedrooms, Their Castles

By Doris Ohlmann

Will it be dinosaurs, cartoon characters, stars and planets or jungle style? Decorating the kids’ rooms can be fun – for them and you

 

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Ready, Set…Read!

Compiled by Lindsay Dods

Fun family literacy activities make reading a pleasure… and youngsters into book lovers Continue reading

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How to Hug a Porcupine

Book Helps you Tackle the Oh-So-Prickly Tween Years Continue reading

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