It is estimated that 60% of men have extramarital affairs, leaving more than half of all women in relationships hurt and confused. Leaving a cheater is usually the first option for many women, but some are willing to give their man a second chance. It’s never easy, so here are five tips on how to work things out if you decide to take your guy back.
Our kids are getting too much screen time and not enough play time. Help your kids to get moving so they can become fit and stay healthy.
Whether it’s your first or last who’s leaving home to go to college or university, this is an emotional time. Learn how to deal with the increased space and decreased demand on your time and skills as a parent.
Kids think they’re stressed about homework! In a cross-country survey last year, 72% of parents said homework is a frequent cause of stress. The most important thing to remember, as parents, is that your children need to do their own homework. Help them, of course: Ask them questions, provide explanations, coach them through problems. But don’t do it for them.
Creating healthy family habits can be as simple as eating together regularly or as complex as practicing conflict negotiation skills. These 8 habits are effective, inexpensive and good for the world around you.
There’s no formula to perfect parenting, but there are some steps you can take to get your kids to simmer down and help out around the house. Here are some suggested approaches to common challenges.
A jam-packed schedule is no excuse not to exercise. Instead of stressing about finding time for organized sports or the gym, get your workout through some wholesome family fun. Here are some ideas to get you all going.
Get rid of those cold feet: a smooth ceremony just needs to be well thought-out. Check out these tips to keep your wedding worry-free.
Is your teenager toeing the line, or out of control? Are you wondering how to set boundaries? Here’s help from some parenting experts, including Dr. Karyn Gordon, on how to establish boundaries and keep the peace on the home front.
Boundaries and structure provide a sense of security and safety for all of us. As a parent, it can be difficult to define those boundaries for your teens. Here, from Dr. Karyn’s Guide to the Teen Years, is a list of areas you may want to consider-and questions to ask yourself-as you set boundaries in your home.
Whether it’s for your mom or the mother of your children, this Mother’s Day you can give her exactly what she wants: some pampering! Read on for some fail-safe, easy-to-give, mom-approved gifts from the heart.
Travis Hartley founded Meet Market Adventures (MMA) in Toronto in June 2000. In 2007, he sold 10 franchises. Hartley now runs the Toronto and New York City offices.
Death is a painful experience – and one of the hardest parts for parents can be talking about it with their children. Here are some tips on how to handle the topic with your little ones.
Death shouldn’t be a taboo topic, according to the experts. And it’s never too soon to introduce the topic. Here’s how.
Being single can be lonely, especially if you find it hard to meet new people. Meet Market Adventures, established in 8 cities across the country, can help. They organize activities and trips for singles, offering you an opportunity to meet “like-minded individuals” who enjoy the same activities. Here’s the inside scoop on this latest trend on the singles scene.
Counter the commercial cards and chocolates and have a green Valentine’s Day with your family. You can spread love with any of these activities.
Looking for an original way to express your feelings? Try one of these ideas, all of which have a “green” twist!
Kid’s Internet Safety Alliance vice-chair Paul Gillespie lists the following risky online behaviours your children need to avoid and that you need to be aware of:
You can bolster talk with high-tech action, such as monitoring your children’s computer activity at home or restricting their access to the Net or to material on your computer. Here are a few of the tools that are at your disposal:
Making a mud pie is a skill few of us have acquired in life. Follow these easy steps to ensure you use the correct amounts of sand, water and dirt – and for tips on how to decorate your pie. Remember: Do not eat your mud pie! It is only for show.