We’d all love to see children reading more books, especially those they can learn from. Giving a book to a child is the easy part. The challenge is getting them to read it. The key to choosing a book they’ll love is to think like they do, based on what they already enjoy.
Pumpkin carving has come a long way since I was a child in New Brunswick. Carving triangles and a toothy grin into a pumpkin was enough to impress visitors. Now, I’m blown away every year by the talent and creativity behind some truly amazing pumpkin designs. Many of these designs can be easily replicated using […]
With school back in session, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up. An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.
With the release of Anne (of Green Gables), comes renewed interest in PEI as a vacation destination! Spectacular summers, breathtaking beaches and scenery, unique activities, delicious dining, rich history and a touch of whimsy make it a top destination for families. Everyone is offered a rare opportunity to immerse themselves in a way of life […]
Remember it? The magical anticipation that made Christmas Eve painfully long? If you allow yourself to go back there, I bet you’ll still find that amazing feeling of excitement in your stomach. Helping kids through the torture of time can turn into some Christmas traditions and create memories that you’ll all treasure.
If there’s one wish that dogs and their guardians share, it’s “no more baths!” Unfortunately, dogs often need to be bathed whether either of us like it or not. We can take them outside in the Summer, but in the colder months it often means the dreaded bathtub. By the time the dog is clean, […]
Whatever your background is, whether you’re Caucasian, a visible minority or of mixed ethnic background like myself – no one wants to feel marginalized or alienated from mainstream North American or Canadian culture. While some may find comfort in being part of a larger group or community, others who have grown up straddling more than […]
200 Canadian Stores say these Star Wars, The Force Awakens™ toys and games are their top sellers for the 2016 Holiday Season!
Research into youth suicide in the UK has revealed key causes and risk factors that can help us save children, teens and young adults all over the world. Here in Canada, suicide is the second highest cause of death among 15-24 year olds, accounting for 24% of all deaths in this age group. The more […]