10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself.

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

Games can make Halloween so much more fun and memorable. You don’t have to be Disney parents and put a lot of time and energy into it. These easy games require very little time to prepare and they’re guaranteed to bring out the witch cackles in all who play.

6 Halloween Recipes with Tales of Haunted Canadian Restaurants

6 Halloween Recipes with Tales of Haunted Canadian Restaurants

Canadians are huge fans of Halloween! Eight out of ten Canadian parents planned to celebrate Halloween with their children in 2020, according to the Retail Council of Canada.

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

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 […]

Are Bullies Making School a Nightmare for Your Kids?

Are Bullies Making School a Nightmare for Your Kids?

By Communicare Face-to-face bullying and cyberbullying by peers can threaten your students’ emotional and physical health and make their schools feel like unsafe environments. And while there’s heightened awareness of the prevalence of bullying in schools and online spaces these days, many students still struggle with reporting bullying—whether they experience it personally or witness the […]

Mix Seaweeds for Max Benefits (Infographic)

Mix Seaweeds for Max Benefits (Infographic)

Naturally-sourced, complete nutrients from whole food have been found to be much more beneficial to us than synthetic supplements.  Many people are discovering the amazing benefits of seaweed and algae as a complete, natural nutrition supplement for the whole family. I sneak it into everything you can imagine, from soup to spaghetti sauce.

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (Infographic)

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (Infographic)

One of the worst things a home owner can hear is, “You have to replace your roof.”  Making important choices about expensive renovations is difficult enough, but it’s even harder if you don’t know anything about the materials involved or their pros & cons.  Is the contractor offering the best choice, or the one he’ll […]

Health Canada Warns of the Risks of Buying Health Products Online

Health Canada Warns of the Risks of Buying Health Products Online

OTTAWA, ON, June 8, 2021 /CNW/ Summary Product: Health products not authorized for sale in Canada. Issue: The dangers of buying unauthorized health products sold online. What to do: If you choose to buy health products online, make sure to buy them from a reputable website and that they are authorized for sale by Health Canada.

WARNING! Dogs Die in Hot Cars & Campers

WARNING! Dogs Die in Hot Cars & Campers

Many Canadians are now aware of the dangers of leaving dogs in cars, tents or campers in the Summer. Within minutes, the extreme heat combined with their inefficient bio-cooling system can kill them. Yet every Summer, more dogs suffer this horrific death.

Tips for Travelling with Physical Challenges

Tips for Travelling with Physical Challenges

Canadians with “disabilities” and physical challenges may struggle to plan vacations and other travel. While this includes those with permanent physical challenges, such as paralysis, the truth is that many other people have physical problems that make travel intimidating and scary. Seniors and those suffering from less visible challenges like arthritis, can also struggle with […]