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Hands of woman typing on laptop computer Career / Family

Getting back into the workforce after spending time at home with kids has always been a challenge. But today, with the proliferation of social media, it can be an additional hurdle to turn what have been your personal musings and reflections on life into a professional online profile as you hunt for that perfect job. So, where should you start? 1. Start at the beginning....

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Parent Hacks: Trade computer screens for screen doors Family / Life

HOW TO PICK A CAMP THAT WILL HELP YOUR CHILD UNPLUG AND RECHARGE Every summer there are hundreds of day camps, with tens of thousandsof kids participating, across the Greater Toronto Area. Whether they are attending for one week or eight, each camp will have its own special feel and mandate. Finding one that fits your child is key to a happy camper each day....

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Getting The Most Out Of Your All Inclusive Holiday, With Kids Family / Travel

All-inclusive holidays have long been favoured by couples and groups of friends getting away and enjoying all they can eat and drink without worrying about blowing their budget with extra add-ons. A sure fire way to reduce post-vacation stress. But some of the most stressed holiday bound folks are those travelling with children. Not only is there an added expense with each little person, but...

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Gifts for kids: Thinking outside the toy box CTV / Family / Television

  Christmas can add a lot of stress for busy parents as they try to find that perfect gift for their children, of all ages. But instead of immediately thinking about toys – practical, digital, virtual – consider giving them a gift which will make them healthier, happier and more connected to you, long after the batteries have run out of the “real siren sounds”...

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Family / Huffington Post

  Congratulations, you’ve come to the discovery that you really do want your adult children to move out of your house. Your reasons might be financial, emotional or practical; no matter. The fact is they’re still sitting at your dinner table night after night, wondering why you don’t shop more organically while pondering the benefits of becoming a raw vegan in your meat laden household....

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Girls Are So Much More Than Just One Label Family / Huffington Post

“She shoots! She scores” This sign hangs in my 16 year old daughter’s bedroom. From the day she walked into the building for her first hockey practice, at age five, and pronounced “I love the smell of an arena”, we knew she was a hockey player. Of course she’s not just a hockey player; she’s an excellent student, a little sister, a big sister, a...

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Big Saver Family / Huffington Post

  With the first day of school well behind us, and students settling into new routines, now is a great time to take up some learning outside the classroom. Many school curricula don’t include financial literacy, so demonstrating the value of money in real world situations has extra importance. Teach your kids about some easy financial basics they’ll thank you for later. Managing finances and...

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KIDS  PARENT HACKS Family / Post City

It’s important to hold your kids accountable for their homework Homework hacks How to motivate and assist your kids with their studies without taking over “Just focus!” Homework for the kids can be just as hard for parents to manage as it is for the kids to complete. With these simple suggestions, you can take some of the work out of it for both of...

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