The Meet: A Lesson in Making a Loss a Win

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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

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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

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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

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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

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


Ready, set, Kids’ Run Club is a go

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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.


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