Relationships

Practical tips on how to build and foster healthy relationships with your friends, family and loved ones.

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The Signs of Dyslexia

Is your child dyslexic? You may know what signs to look for, but it can still be difficult to tell. 


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Staying Sane at Family Functions

Ah, the holidays! A time for family get-togethers, where spirits run high and tension can take its toll. Find out...


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After He Cheats

It is estimated that 60% of men have extramarital affairs, leaving more than half of all women in relationships hurt and confused....


5 Ways To Get Your Junior Couch Potato Moving

Our kids are getting too much screen time and not enough play time. Help your kids to get moving so...


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Surviving the Empty Nest

Whether it’s your first or last who’s leaving home to go to college or university, this is an emotional time....


How to Help With Homework

Kids think they're stressed about homework! In a cross-country survey last year, 72% of parents said  homework is a frequent...


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Habits of Healthy Families

Creating healthy family habits can be as simple as eating together regularly or as complex as practicing conflict negotiation skills....


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Get Kids On Their Best Behaviour

There’s no formula to perfect parenting, but there are some steps you can take to get your kids to simmer...

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Keep Kids Active

A jam-packed schedule is no excuse not to exercise. Instead of stressing about finding time for organized sports or the...


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Cure Wedding-Day Worries

Get rid of those cold feet: a smooth ceremony just needs to be well thought-out. Check out these tips to...


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Setting Boundaries for Your Teens

Is your teenager toeing the line, or out of control? Are you wondering how to set boundaries? Here's help from...


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Getting Through To Your Teen

Boundaries and structure provide a sense of security and safety for all of us. As a parent, it can be...


What Mom Really Wants

Whether it's for your mom or the mother of your children, this Mother's Day you can give her exactly what...


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Q&A With Meet Market Adventures Founder Travis Hartley

Travis Hartley founded Meet Market Adventures (MMA) in Toronto in June 2000. In 2007, he sold 10 franchises. Hartley now runs...


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Talking to Children About Death

Death is a painful experience – and one of the hardest parts for parents can be talking about it with...


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Is it Ever Too Soon to Discuss Death?

Death shouldn't be a taboo topic, according to the experts. And it's never too soon to introduce the topic. Here's...

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No Romance Required

Being single can be lonely, especially if you find it hard to meet new people. Meet Market Adventures, established in...


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5 Green Valentine’s Activities for Kids

Counter the commercial cards and chocolates and have a green Valentine's Day with your family. You can spread love with...


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10 Eco-Friendly Ways to Say I Love You

Looking for an original way to express your feelings? Try one of these ideas, all of which have a "green"...


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Monitoring Tools

You can bolster talk with high-tech action, such as monitoring your children’s computer activity at home or restricting their access...


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Risky Business

Kid's Internet Safety Alliance vice-chair Paul Gillespie lists the following risky online behaviours your children need to avoid and that...

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How to Make a Mud Pie

Making a mud pie is a skill few of us have acquired in life. Follow these easy steps to ensure...


What Do Video Game Ratings Mean?

Virtually all video games have a rating symbol printed prominently on the box cover. The ratings are based on guidelines...


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Christmas Puppet Show

A Christmas puppet show is a tradition in many households, and it is a great way to get everyone in...


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Puppet Props and Backdrops

Capture some of the holiday magic by staging a puppet show. These props are fun and easy to make. Check...


Get Your Kids to Like School

"I don't want to go to school today." "Math is boring." "I hate homework." Tired of hearing these complaints? Here...


Why Boys Must Be Boys

Is your son's school giving him what he needs to succeed?