When my eldest daughter was born, one of my greatest pleasures was singing to her. At the time, I didn’t have a very big repertoire, but I sang what came to mind. In the beginning it was a lot of Christmas carols, but a few semesters of Music Together® classes took care of that! Sometimes…

Colic Colic is usually defined as inconsolable crying, often in the evening, for at least 3 hours a day, at least 3 days a week, and at least 3 weeks in a row. During the episode, the baby may scream, turn red in the face, clench his fists, and pull up his legs. There is…

TFSA basics Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) are designed to help Canadians save more. 9 things to know about TFSAs TFSAs are available to Canadians age 18+. Starting in 2015, the contribution limit is no longer indexed to inflation and is set at $10,000 per year. You can save tax free for any goal you want…

Well, school starts tomorrow and I am feeling almost ready for it.  With both the kids in high school this year, they do most of the organizing but there are a few things that I needed to take care of.  My biggest priority is making sure they have good healthy lunches everyday that they will…

“If you think you can, you can! Believe it and it will happen! Live the life you love!” We have all heard these positive, encouraging tidbits along the way. The go-getters and the dream catches share them on their Facebook walls and remind everyone that they have the power to control their lives. Most of…

When any of us considers making an investment, we take the time to look at the decision from all sides. Frequently we find ourselves wondering if the decision we make now will truly benefit us in the future. As parents, the decisions we make take on a whole new meaning. Not only are we making…

In an effort to support the initiative of getting kids cooking and the launch of Ben’s Beginners, a fun challenge that encourages kids to prepare some easy dishes, Spencer Faulkner a beginner Chef and huge fan of Masterchef JR. had the privilege of interviewing Season 2’s winner via telephone. Logan Guleff started cooking at the…

As the baby due date rapidly approaches, it’s a great time to think about thoughtful ways to support and spoil a new mom-to-be you love! Here’s our list of 6 great baby shower gifts for an expecting mom in your life: 1) The Blooming Bather Turn bath time into a floral adventure with this soft,…

The role of a grandparent is unlike any other in the world. When the baby you love and support and raised has a baby of their own, a new kind of love is born. Dr. Dhun Noria, distinguished Chief of Laboratory Medicine at The Scarborough Hospital, knew that this love also comes with responsibility –…

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