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Are you a Halloweenie? Guelph ON

Is Halloween your favorite holiday? If it is, you're not alone- about half of Canadian adults celebrate Halloween, even though it's been dubbed a "kid's" holiday.

What your holiday card says about you Guelph ON

For more than 160 years, Canadians have been sending Christmas cards to connect with family and friends over the holidays. Here's a brief overview of each type of card, as well as what these cards say about you.

Instilling Generosity in Your Child Guelph ON

With so many presents, the holidays can turn the focus for some children to "getting" instead of "giving." Put the focus back on giving by involving your kids in donating to those less fortunate.

The Struggling Teen Guelph ON

The teens are usually pretty awful years as the struggling teen battles with hormonal changes which do nothing to help his or her concern about body image, success at school and in the sports field. In addition a whole host of other problems seem to all come at the same time. What can parents do to keep a watchful eye and to help?

Troubled Teens Guelph ON

Very often a problem child in Guelph or a troubled teen is going to present challenges as regards where he is going and who he is hanging out with. The question about whether we know exactly where our kids are and who they are with and even more important what they are doing is of crucial importance.

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Are you a Halloweenie? Guelph ON

Is Halloween your favorite holiday? If it is, you're not alone- about half of Canadian adults celebrate Halloween, even though it's been dubbed a "kid's" holiday.

Fun Tips for Families Guelph ON

Organize the family to take a bike trip to the local ice cream shop and indulge in your favourite flavours. Make sure to wear helmets and to review the safety signals with the kids before putting the bike to pavement.

Instilling Generosity in Your Child Guelph ON

With so many presents, the holidays can turn the focus for some children to "getting" instead of "giving." Put the focus back on giving by involving your kids in donating to those less fortunate.

Kid-Friendly Backpack Tips Guelph ON

As children prepare for summer days of hiking with friends or a week at summer camp, parents across Alberta are selecting backpacks to hold their child's belongings. But backpacks often carry heavy loads and, if not packed and carried properly, can cause headaches, back, neck and arm pain and even nerve damage.

Marriage Proposals Guelph ON

Everyone has their own way of proposing marriage. Unfortunately, a lot of people in Guelph seem to think that you only have to pop the question. But if you really want to make the moment count, you have to know what to say when you propose marriage.

Mother's Day on a Budget Guelph ON

Your Mom can enjoy the relaxing benefits of a spa in the comfort of her own home. Some aesthetician services make house-calls, so you can arrange for a day of professional pampering.

Offshore Divorce for International Couples Guelph ON

Trying to end a marriage in Guelph between international spouses can be a complicated, expensive and highly stressful affair. There are the usual difficulties faced by all couples, such as child custody matters and financial settlements. In addition, international couples face challenges related to the fact that they reside in different countries.

Overcoming the Fear of Commitment Guelph ON

Most women in Guelph ultimately want their relationships to lead to marriage. They feel they need a man to make a commitment in order to feel secure. This need can scare men away, making them feel like an object, as if they're being used for a woman's security.

Problematic Behaviors in Children Guelph ON

my favourite tip is that we never or rarely spend enough green time with our children in Guelph. There is little contact with nature as our kids are slaves to media and think that an apple is the name of a computer while blackberry is another piece of weird technology.

Raising Eco-Conscious Children Guelph ON

This may not be a newsflash, but it's often forgotten that children naturally do what they see their parents doing. So never litter and always try to recycle. The best teaching is done by showing; not lecturing.

Teaching Children to Swim Guelph ON

Prepare your child to put the face underwater by submerging an object or toy on the steps. Let your child ride on your shoulders to prepare them to glide. Bring them through chest-deep water.

The Struggling Teen Guelph ON

The teens are usually pretty awful years as the struggling teen battles with hormonal changes which do nothing to help his or her concern about body image, success at school and in the sports field. In addition a whole host of other problems seem to all come at the same time. What can parents do to keep a watchful eye and to help?

Troubled Teens Guelph ON

Very often a problem child in Guelph or a troubled teen is going to present challenges as regards where he is going and who he is hanging out with. The question about whether we know exactly where our kids are and who they are with and even more important what they are doing is of crucial importance.

What your holiday card says about you Guelph ON

For more than 160 years, Canadians have been sending Christmas cards to connect with family and friends over the holidays. Here's a brief overview of each type of card, as well as what these cards say about you.