Tag Archives: books

#Ott Author launches To Lend a Helping Paw

Don’t miss the Ottawa book launch Sunday for To Lend a Helping Paw: The Healing Power of Unconditional Love. This book will make a great gift for pet lovers and anyone who has experienced loss. Continue reading

Aunt Rosa’s Cottage

Local teacher’s new book celebrates traditions and family time.

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AUTISM: Does It Impact Your Family?

Two informative books, one for parents of autistic girls, the other for parents of autistic boys, provide helpful information about everything from diagnosis, doctors and schools to taxes, treatments, babysitters and vacations

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Better Reading for Kids

Want to ensure your child masters the all-important basics of reading? Ooka Island is a new web-based offering that can transform kids into confident readers in a year. A personalized program that teaches the five key reading skills, it combines … Continue reading

Book Talk

Local authors Jennifer J. Bergin and Ruth Latta have come up with entertaining stories for young booklovers. Mom and dad will be happy with these tales too. Continue reading

Books You’ll Enjoy

Check out these great reads! There’s nothing like a book, of any sort, to help pass the long winter days and evenings. After you’re done shovelling or skating or making your way in the blustery outdoors, curl up with a … Continue reading

Cuddle Time

Grab some books and your beloved young darlings and hold on tight!
The comfort of story time  once upon a time, long, long ago – lasts a lifetime. Mary Alice Downie talks about this tried and true tradition Continue reading

DeBugging Bad Thoughts

Well known Ottawa psychotherapist Cathy Lumsden has a new children’s book, Debugging Those Bad Thoughts With The Bee and Me. It’s helpful for all ages. Continue reading

Don’t Miss Lisgar CI’s Book Sale

Looking for a good book? Students at Lisgar Collegiate Institute are hosting the school’s first ever Used Book Sale this month. A vast collection of items—ranging from books of all genres to magazines and records—will be sold and prices begin … Continue reading

Fun Choices for Youngsters

Are your youngsters super excited about hockey, following the amazing performances of Canada’s women’s and men’s teams at the Sochi Olympics? At story time, read one of the Brady Brady books with them for some extra fun.
Here’s a list of some great reads and activities for the younger set. Continue reading

Great Ottawa Gifts: Lost Beneath the Ice

Do you have readers in the family? Lost Beneath the Ice is a brand new book you’ll want to put on the holiday shopping list. And if you have history buffs to buy for, you might want to pick up two or three copies.

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Great Reads

Ottawa family time includes books. Snuggle up by the fireplace with these great reads. Continue reading

Laughs for Hockey Parents

    If you’re intimately familiar with the price of composite hockey sticks, the hours at skate sharpening places, and the location of heaters at every single rink, odds are you’re in the ranks of hockey parent. And odds are you’ll … Continue reading

MOM Inc.

Think the CEO title is for the guy in the suit and tie? Think again…

Mom Inc., a book by Amy Ballon and Danielle Botterell, may be just the inspiration you need to launch your entrepreneurial future

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ISBN 10:1554686261; ISBN 13:9781554686261 Continue reading

New Guide for Green Parenting

Want to go green? A new book says it will not only help save the planet and help protect your child’s health, it will also result in a happier family life. Continue reading

Ottawa Mom’s Book Helps Others Face Challenges

Ottawa mom Carlie Brown says creating A Very Fairy Door helped her and her family get through a tough time. She hopes her book will do the same for other people. Continue reading

Ready, Set…Read!

Compiled by Lindsay Dods

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

Take Your Temperament!

Do Your have a Family of Hot-Heads? A Sensitive Spouse? A Gregarious Middle Child? 
Get to know each other better and get a grip on family harmony, via this helpful book by Nanci Burns.   Continue reading

The Herbal Kitchen

Pssst… There’s a Nature-Made Pharmacy in Your Cupboard and Fridge Continue reading