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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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Travel to Club Med’s Val Thorens Parents Canada / Travel

“It’s warming, has vitality and sensuality,” explains Sophie Jacquemin, the lead designer of the newly launched Club Med Val Thorens. She’s referring to the soft pink glow that greets guests in the 70-metre high lobby of this chic brand new resort. It’s a perfect metaphor for the culture that exists at all Club Med locations; from the sunny beach resorts to their ski and mountain...

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Half Moon Resort, Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica Parents Canada / Travel

Half Moon Resort in Jamaica celebrates 60 years of providing families and couples with a private getaway on Half Moon Bay, nestled on the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean.  The walls of the welcoming front lobby are full of pictures of dignitaries (including Canada’s own former Prime Minister Paul Martin), celebrities (Richard Branson), royalty (Queen Elizabeth II, Charles, and as recently as 2012, Prince...

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Parents, Step Back So Your Child Can Solve Their Own Problem Be The Boss / Family / Parents Canada

On a recent media trip to Panorama, B.C., I had the opportunity to interview Kimberly Joines, who competes at the World Cup level on the Canadian Paralympic Ski Team, and who is heading to Sochi, Russia for the Paralympic Winter Games in March, following the Olympic Winter Games in February. Kimberly is a “Sit Skier”, meaning she skis down the hill (at record speed, naturally)...

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