The Meet: A Lesson in Making a Loss a Win


I sat on the hard bleacher at the gymnastics meet, inhaling the smell of sweat and chalk. Clasping my hands together, I tried to keep from biting my nails.

March Break Fun for the Family


An overview of family friendly events to keep the family having fun throughout the March Break. 

Bad Behaviour: Taking the sting out of someone else’s response


As the parent of a child who has special needs, I have been in many situations where people have meant well in their response to something but rather, left me feeling like a mess.

All dolled up: playing in a doll universe


Nine-year-old Trinity Ann was an only child until last year, when her baby sister Tesla was born. It was Darcy and Audrey who kept her busy – she would bathe and feed them, sing and read to them.

Teach your kids to receive gifts graciously


International etiquette expert Sharon Schweitzer offers advice for teaching kids to receive gifts graciously.   

Ready, set, Kids’ Run Club is a go


For many kids, getting the blood pumping is more likely to result from playing an intense video game than shooting hoops or riding a bike. Certainly, today’s youth are not the most active generation ever.

Displaying Post 1 - 6 of 503 in total