“She has a brain tumor.” I hated those words. My sweet, never-hurt-anyone’s-feelings-on-purpose (except maybe her brothers’) daughter had a tumor in her head. That was why she tripped more than usual and her hand rested in strange positions. And if we didn’t go in for neurosurgery, her movement, her sight, and her mind would all…

By Paula Kehoe The birth of your new little son or daughter signals a fresh beginning for your family’s financial security. Here’s what you need to know. The average cost of raising a child is the subject of some debate, but according to figures calculated by MoneySense.ca, it’s a staggering $253,954. And that’s before you…

Win a face-to-face with The Wiggles! The Wiggles will be at Centennial Hall in London on October 11, 2017 at 3:30PM and 6:30PM. You could win tickets and a once-in-a-lifetime experience to meet The Wiggles! The package includes a Family Pack of 4 tickets. Valued at $160. How to win: sign up for the YOU…

School is just around the corner.  Here are a few ways to get your year off to a great start! Get Organized– Try apps like iHomework or MyHomeWork to help your kids organize assignments. Technology offer lots of options for keeping yourself and your kids organized with to-do lists and later reminds you when to…

A new package offered by Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours this season isn’t for the faint of heart.  I can tell you from experience!!!   The Wet and Wild Adventure allows thrill seekers to get their adrenalin pumping on three of Niagara’s top adventure attractions. The package includes an hour-long joy ride with Whirlpool Jet Boat…

CALLING ALL PARENTS Do you have children under the age of six? Did you give birth in Waterloo Region? If you answered “YES” to these questions, we would like to hear from you so we can improve the New Parent Resource Guide with the help of your feedback. Complete a ten-minute survey or Join us…

August 1 means it’s time for parents and children to start thinking about going back to school. While it’s a time that brings mixed emotions of excitement for some and perhaps fear for others, one thing is for sure: being prepared makes going back to school a lot easier. Mary Wong, president of the Office…

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