While we may think of low mood or other challenges as adult problems, they can affect people at any age. Children and teens can experience mental illnesses like depression. Sometimes it can be difficult for adults to understand how difficult children’s problems can be because we look at their problems through adult eyes. But the…

Put together a memorable day for you and the woman who raised you!!! WATERLOO, Ont. — Among her many tasks when raising a family is playing the role of the social convenor for her kids. On weekends, holidays and during summer vacation, it often fell to Mom to make sure there was something to keep…

Why not make Dinosaur Valley Mini Golf one of your family fun stops! We are giving away 4 Dragon family adventure packages (4 persons) worth $62.02 each! Included in this package are 18 holes, dragon exhibit and 2 tables of pool putt PLUS, you see all the dinosaurs & dragons custom made of steel to…

During ovulation, a mature ovum, or egg, is released from the ovaries, ready to be fertilized by a sperm. In case of a regular 28-day cycle, ovulation occurs about 14 days before the next anticipated menstruation. An egg is viable for 24 hours and sperm for 72 hours. Fertilization usually occurs when the sperm meets…

Although it is commonly believed that pregnancy lasts nine months, it actually takes up to 40 weeks or 280 days, which are divided into three trimesters. The due date is calculated beginning from the first day of the last menstrual cycle. Retrospectively, you are considered pregnant before conception actually takes place. When you are planning…

Nearly half of the globe’s population observes Chinese or Lunar New Year. Chinese New Year, called Lunar New Year in Korea, has been celebrated for more than 4,000 years. Originating during the Shang Dynasty (about 17th–11th century B.C.), Chinese or Lunar New Year honors family and some deities, and, represents the advent of spring. In…

There is nothing more fun than a day out exploring nearby towns and interesting places. Over the holidays my family and I decided to try the Oxford County Cheese Trail.  Although the Cheese Trail is on the Oxford County Tourism website, all of the locations were either not open or not open to the public…

It’s the first week of January and that means people everywhere will be thinking about their annual New Year’s resolutions. But for most, by February, these goals will be nothing more than a memory to revisit at the beginning of next year. How can you make your 2016 resolutions a reality? Steve Siebold, a psychological…

All around the world, families are preparing for a season of magic. Many holiday traditions have existed throughout the years, but one tradition that is quickly sweeping the nation is the fun and festive ritual of sprinkling “reindeer dust” on Christmas Eve to attract Santa’s reindeer. A perfect way to spend time together and get…