The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

  Your parents are an important part of your life, and thus, an important part of your children’s’ life. Helping the two connect and eliminating the generation gap is a critical role you play because you, as a parent, are what the two generations have in common.   There are some guidelines you should follow…

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The kids are gone: Turn your home into the perfect place for entertaining.

The kids are gone: Turn your home into the perfect place for entertainment.

  After the kids left, my husband and I set about improving the home in ways that we’re sure they wouldn’t have appreciated.   Well, they might have but the fact is now that they’ve gone we’ve got more money to spend on these types of improvements, and we don’t have to worry about the…

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Enjoy the ride: Easy ways to find meaning in your life.

Easy ways to find meaning in your life.

  The speed of life is so fast now that we are all going a million miles an hour.  The speed in which we consume information and abandon it, as well as the huge amount of pressure that youngsters face on social media, is leading to a huge amount of confidence issues and fear of…

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Increasing your cultural capacity in your twilight years.

Increase your cultural capacity in your twilight years.

Once the kids have left the nest, it can leave quite a big void in your life, and you can find yourself at a bit of a loss.   You might have spent a long time thinking about the many things you were going to do as soon as the bedrooms were vacated. You might…

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Family fun activities for all children, including those with special needs.

My youngest child, son Stuart, feeding the deer in the Bowmanville Zoo in Ontario.

  If you have a child with special needs, you encounter the same joys as every other parent, but your challenges may be a little different.   Do you ever wish you could tell your fellow parent friends how easy they have it, with seemingly countless activities to go to with their child?   Although…

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Make the best of your home and encourage family time.

Outdoor kitchen

  As the kids grow up, it can be harder and harder to get them to spend some quality time at home with the family. It’s only natural, they are becoming more independent and want to spread their wings a little.   However, you can help encourage them to spend at least some time at…

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Looking to transform an empty room? Consider these home-boosting options.

Looking To Transform An Empty Room? Consider These Home-Boosting Options

  Designing your dream home can be an exciting process. Not only do you finally get to have fun with decor, you can add the finishing touches that you’ve always wanted.   But it doesn’t just apply when you’re looking to buy the perfect property, it can be the same when you’re working on redoing…

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Famous dogs we wish we owned.

Famous dogs we wish we owned.

The small screen and the silver screen have been home to some of the most adorable and impressive dogs in history.   Dogs that can bark in multiple languages; dogs that became world champions in professional wrestling; and dogs who are better basketball players than the majority of the populace, have all endeared themselves to…

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