Give them the good stuff

Not all parents might care, I know. The trouble is that I’m not just a parent. I’m also a writer,

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Naming what you’re feeling

It’s not always easy to communicate to kids in a way they understand. This is true even in the most

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Taking responsibility

One of the most rewarding things for me as a parent is seeing my kids grow up and start taking

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Create a hands-on celebration for the big 1-5-0

Up Front By Jane Muller If Canada Day means little more than a day off of work each summer, this

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A break in the routine

Our family went to camp this past weekend. It’s usually a sleepover camp for kids during the summer, but it

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Sitting in the stands

So, I’m not bragging (okay, I am), but my middle kid just took a first place and two second place ribbons at city track this year.

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The place to be

After what seemed like half a month of rain, we’ve had some pretty good weather these last few days, which means that my backyard inevitably becomes the neighbourhood playground.

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As a family

I know that many of us parents end up feeling drained by our children’s schedules, especially as those children get old enough to have their own social lives and interests. 

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We’re not going to stop playing Barbies

According to a 2016 report in the New York Times, sales of Barbie dolls, which had fallen in 2013 and 2014, rose 0.5 per cent to $327.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2015

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