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Ask Ellie: Age of consent at issue in godmother-godson relationship

Ask Ellie: Age of consent at issue in godmother-godson relationship

Readers weigh in on a letter-writer's account of a godmother’s ongoing sexual relationship with her 17-year-old godson.
Ask Ellie: Safety comes first where kids are involved

Ask Ellie: Safety comes first where kids are involved

Dear Reader: As I noted in an earlier column, my daughter, Lisi, will be handling the writing duties a few times a week. Enjoy her take on today’s questions.
Want to save money and reduce kitchen waste? Here's how

Want to save money and reduce kitchen waste? Here's how

A team of UNBC students has created a free online course to teach people how to cut their kitchen waste, save money and help the planet at the same time.
Ask Ellie: Postpartum depression possible cause of family rift

Ask Ellie: Postpartum depression possible cause of family rift

My younger brother and his wife of 11 years split up four years ago. We stayed close to his two sons. They live weekdays and every other weekend nearby with their mother, whom we always liked.
Ask Ellie: Flirty married man playing a mean game

Ask Ellie: Flirty married man playing a mean game

Dear Ellie: How could I have known that the man flirting with me at a neighbour’s backyard gathering was married to the hostess’ cousin? I’d been surprised to be invited, since I’d only met my new neighbour at a community park
Ask Ellie: Wife needs to regain control from manipulative husband

Ask Ellie: Wife needs to regain control from manipulative husband

Only you can reconsider your choices and start a new journey toward satisfying goals and self-confidence
Hey, Colleague: How do I deal with men talking over me at meetings?

Hey, Colleague: How do I deal with men talking over me at meetings?

In neuroscience, we often hear the term: “what fires together, wire together,” so let’s create a network of women to rewire a new cultural norm.
Ask Ellie: Widower should tell others he wants company

Ask Ellie: Widower should tell others he wants company

Dear reader: As I noted in an earlier column, my daughter, Lisi, will be handling the writing duties a few times a week. Enjoy her take on today’s questions. — Ellie I’m 85 and my wife died six months ago.
Ryan Reynolds showcases 'bromance' with Hugh Jackman in adorable video

Ryan Reynolds showcases 'bromance' with Hugh Jackman in adorable video

"Sometimes when I'm lonely, I sit and think about him," goes the song in the background.
Ask Ellie: Time to use management skills in marriage

Ask Ellie: Time to use management skills in marriage

personal relationships can also benefit from encouragement