Lifestyle


Why 10km Runs Are So Much More Than The Running Events / Family / Health / Kids / Life / Lifestyle

On September 23rd, myself, my husband and my son-in-law will be lacing up our runners to take part in the Global Energy Race by Dempster’s at Ashbridges Bay Park in Toronto. This run benefits the North York Harvest Food Bank – so for every KM completed by participants, Dempster’s will donate 2 slices of bread. The Global Energy Race is held consecutively on the same...

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Man playing a computer games Family / Kids / Life / Lifestyle / Post City

To me “fortnight” brings up memories of spending two weeks in England with my relatives. No, we weren’t running around shooting digital enemies, but hobbling on pebbly beaches for the period of time Brits have long called a fortnight. Today’s “Fortnite” is something quite different. It’s at its base it is a third person shooter game, but it also has dancing (The Floss) and strategy,...

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Motherhood: a never-ending waiting game Family / Lifestyle

If patience is a virtue, then moms must be the most virtuous people on the planet. We are rewarded somewhat for our patience on Mother’s Day, when our children are (supposedly) thanking us for everything we’ve done during the previous year with a bit of burnt toast, lukewarm coffee and a wilted flower. And we love it. They thank us for being “THE WORLD’S BEST...

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Spring Cleaning Is Easy…Getting The Kids To Part With Their Treasures Is Tough Family / Lifestyle / Parents Canada

You’re all set to go. You’ve got boxes for sorting “Keep” or “Release” because the kids have outgrown so many things in the past few years and you’re feeling swamped from all of the clutter. It’s Spring Cleaning Time, after all. But as you dig into that cupboard and pull out a barely used toy, it’s like a radar signal goes off in their bedrooms,...

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