Living


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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Focus on what is working …

Why not shift the focus of your language, be mindful of the pain it can inflict, and use the power of your words to inspire, uplift and change the conversation?

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Are We Overscheduling Our Kids?

How much is too much when it comes to your child’s activities? Canadian Dad blogger Chris Read offers some great, real-life advice. Continue reading

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Planning a Perfect Spring Picnic for Your Family

A spring picnic is the perfect opportunity to get everyone out of the house and into nature. Pick a good location, picnic-friendly food and the right gear to guarantee a great time. Continue reading

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Smart Girls explores real challenges

Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism investigates how girls deal with stress, the ‘supergirl’ drive for perfection, race/class issues and sexism in schools. Continue reading

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Mifold Grab-and-Go Booster Seat

The Mifold grab-and-go booster seat is ten times smaller than a regular booster seat. And it’s every bit as safe. It can even fit in your child’s backpack, so he or she is always good to go. Continue reading

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Going to work … and staying home

More and more, parents are choosing to stay home and work. And there’s help right in Ottawa to make self-employment “work” for your family and life. Continue reading

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Hot Stuff: Instant Pot

How about some Shrimp and Pork Dumplings? New York Cheesecake, Broccoli Soup or Easy Mac and Cheese? You can make all that and more with an Instant Pot. Continue reading

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Ottawa’s Eating Evolvd

Eating Evolvd provides fresh, healthy meals that are 100 per cent gluten free. They’re prepared by a chef and delivered to your home, office or gym. Continue reading

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Teach Kids to Receive Gifts Graciously

Holiday gift giving offers a terrific opportunity to teach children how to receive gifts graciously. #mannersmatter Continue reading

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