Tips for taking tests
Do your kids get frustrated at the thought of taking tests? Your answer will largely depend on how successful they have been in the past—that is, students who usually do well on tests tend to like them, while those who
Fitness in the name of charity
We all know the benefits not-for-profit organizations reap when community members participate in their local fundraising initiatives, but supporting community-based charitable causes can bring benefits to you and your family too. Char
Students need to shine
Children who have trouble with their school work in Grade 1 face a greater risk of experiencing problems with depression by the time they hit Grade 6. That's the conclusion of study—published in the July issue of the Journal of
Animals take the lead in these tales
Animals can make charming main characters. Here are some who have exciting adventures that also manage to be heartwarming
Money saving tips for Disney trips
While vacations at Walt Disney World have the reputation of being expensive, there are many ways to save money and make your visit to this magical place more affordable. Here are a few tips:
Timing is Everything Certain times of
Disney’s the place for a celebration
How many times has a trip to Disney World been the wish made as birthday candles are blown out? To actually blow out those candles while visiting Disney World for free is a wish that will be granted to anyone
Comedienne takes motherhood to the stage
What’s the one question all new Moms ask the minute their babies are born into the world?
According to Diane Flacks, author and comedienne, it’s “Did I poo?”
Mom’s dance night out
Bring your girlfriends for a City Parent Mom Club Mom’s Night Out, Zumba Dance Party at Annex Dance Academy, Oakville. Sweat and dance to great music and learn awesome easy-to-follow moves in a fun party atmosphere.
A camp you can trust
Over the past decade, 'trust' has been gaining special attention as one of the most important ingredients of family life, and it plays a critical role in ensuring and enhancing family peace of mind.
Seasoned songwriter creates noteworthy CD
Maggie G: Around the House — Toronto musician Maggie G (aka Margot Glatt) is a longtime producer of adult records and writer of kids’ music for TV. She’s now turned her skills to making a full-length CD, and
The couple connection
While expecting junior number one, my wife and I actually got sick of hearing the words “your life is going to change” from all the parents around us. “Tell us something we don't know,” was our first reaction to those
Going leaner, greener in 2009
I’m not one for regrets. While there are notable exceptions (for example, I will never, ever wear bellbottoms with the American flag down the sides), I focus on rolling up my sleeves to change my future rather than wringing my
Clear the clutter in 2009
Clutter has a funny way of sneaking up on a person. One minute your desk or countertop is free of papers, and the next time you look you have a pile of items worthy of the recycling pail.
AGO welcomes kids
Art Gallery of Ontario — The major renovation of the city’s biggest gallery has garnered plenty of reviews, many of them mixed. But the real question remains: should you take your kids? Luckily, the gallery —