Healthy minds

I feel that one of my jobs as a parent is to expand my children’s cultural horizons beyond the commercialized

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Device addiction

If you’ve read this column at all over the past six years, you’ll know that I’m not an alarmist. I

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Mom Stuff

By Christine Davis Pumpkin Moscow Mule mug Serve the classic Moscow Mule cocktail in this fun mug. It features a

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Screen time tips

By Christian Bennefeld Whereas children’s television watching used to be the topic of heated debates among parents and educators, today

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It’s worth the drive to Pumpkinville

Where the heck is Pumpkinville? It’s a question followed by an equally puzzling answer. Pumpkinville is near Ellicottville. Where is

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The brain + body equation

By Christine Davis The benefits of exercise are many and new research from ParticipACTION now shows that students who exercise

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Math for Moms and Dads

By Christine Davis If you struggle helping your children with math homework, Humber College’s Continuing Education department has developed a

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Night owl no more

By Malia Jacobson When it comes to raising a teen, Raina Johnson of Auburn calls herself “blessed.” Her 17-year-old son

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Local news needs support ‘now more than ever’ says campaign

Guest article by Saira Peesker With newspaper advertising revenues decreasing and communities across the country increasingly at risk of losing

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Pick the best apples

Whether you get them from your local pick-your-own farm, farmers’ markets or in grocery stores, apple season is here. And

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