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Think Before You Eat

September 21st, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Celebrate National Organic Week by Changing The Way You Feel About Food.
Think Before You Eat

We were excited to help launch National Organic Week (September 19-27) at Toronto's Ruby Watch Co. with an all-local, all-organic meal sponsored by CLIF bar. The week is a great time to remember to think before you eat and commit yourself to making organic choices for your family whenever possible.

How to Rekindle your Relationship

August 21st, 2015 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Your guide to falling in love all over again
How to Rekindle your Relationship

Has your relationship been pushed down your list of priorities since having children? Your relationship with your partner is the foundation upon which your entire family is structured–so if your marriage is strong, your whole family will be strong, you’ll be a better parent, and you’ll be a happier person. Here’s how to reconnect with your partner:

Modern Parenting May Hinder Brain Development

August 14th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out what modern parenting traits are making kids less resilient, more stressed and even lowering our children’s IQ’s.
Modern Parenting May Hinder Brain Development

Despite our best efforts to protect and nurture our children, life outcomes for North American youth are worsening, especially in comparison to 50 years ago. Ill-advised practices and beliefs have become commonplace in our culture, such as the use of infant formula, the isolation of infants in their own rooms or the belief that responding too quickly to a fussing baby will “spoil” it say researchers.

Preparing for Breastfeeding Success

April 20th, 2015 | By: Cheryl Tallman
Breastfeeding may be natural, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Here’s how to prepare during your third trimester to increase your changes of success.
Preparing for Breastfeeding Success

Breastfeeding is a special time in you and your baby’s life. During pregnancy your body has been getting you ready to breastfeed your newborn baby. While your body is getting you physically ready, you may want to do some preparation in your last trimester to help ensure breastfeeding is an enjoyable success.

Is French Immersion Right for Your Child?

April 6th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
It's never too early to start questioning whether French Immersion is the right education choice for your child.
Is French Immersion Right for Your Child?

Whether you’re making the decision this year or thinking ahead to the future, the choice to put your child in French Immersion is a big decision.