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.
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.
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!
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:
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:
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.
Virtually all video games have a rating symbol printed prominently on the box cover. The ratings are based on guidelines created by The Entertainment Software Rating Board, a non-profit, self-regulatory body that independently assigns ratings to video games. These ratings are meant to inform parents who are purchasing video games for their children.
A Christmas puppet show is a tradition in many households, and it is a great way to get everyone in a festive mood. Why not encourage the children in your family to take a starring role in the holiday entertainment?
Capture some of the holiday magic by staging a puppet show. These props are fun and easy to make. Check our other links for suggestions on how to stage the show and a suggested script for the story of Rudolph.
“I don’t want to go to school today.” “Math is boring.” “I hate homework.” Tired of hearing these complaints? Here are five ways to help your kids get jazzed up about their education.
Is your son’s school giving him what he needs to succeed?
For decades, they have been pictured as living the high life — driving their Porsches, vacationing in exotic places — while their former wives and their children haunt food banks and live off welfare.
Your questions, answered by Cindi Seddon, cofounder of Coquitlam's Bully B'ware program, and a teacher as well as a school principal, and Halifax Regional Police officer Ian Burke, who conceived of and runs an Anti-bullying Hotline that receives hundreds of calls annually from both children and parents. Burke’s anti-bullying program is delivered to about 22,000 children each year, from pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford. His own three children attend elementary school and junior high.
One in eight Canadian couples will have trouble conceiving this year. Here’s what you need to know.
Spring is the time for them to hone their job-hunting skills — and get a jump on the competition.
Teens as young as 13 are going on weekend drinking binges with no idea of the risks.
Statistics suggest not. But it's the kind of violence that calls for concern and action.