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Ask Ellie: Keep an eye on neighbour's kids, but don't intrude

Ask Ellie: Keep an eye on neighbour's kids, but don't intrude

If another incident occurs, you will have to speak up, for the children’s sake. For now, just keep a watchful eye.
Ask Ellie: Parents have duty to tell kids uncomfortable truths

Ask Ellie: Parents have duty to tell kids uncomfortable truths

It's a parent's job to help kids face some grim realities with strength and understanding
Live Well: Movement is medicine

Live Well: Movement is medicine

Modern research has confirmed that regular movement can reduce cardiovascular-related events, and things like type 2 diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, cancer and dementia. ~ Dr. Jeremy Buhay
Live Well: Mindfulness, movement and motivation

Live Well: Mindfulness, movement and motivation

Acceptance is an important part of mindfulness, and we can use it to work through any difficulties we have with our activities, like tired muscles or a light rain. ~ Paul McIsaac
Ask Ellie: Apology, sobriety, therapy first steps after inappropriate text

Ask Ellie: Apology, sobriety, therapy first steps after inappropriate text

When a partnership involves each other’s children, respecting/protecting/treating them as your own, is essential.
Hey, Colleague: Can you leave your burnout behind?

Hey, Colleague: Can you leave your burnout behind?

We are on a constant quest to optimize life. A higher salary. A bigger house. A faster car. More things. More, more, more.
Ask Ellie: Dating apps not the only way to find love

Ask Ellie: Dating apps not the only way to find love

Don’t give up on finding love. Dating apps can help, but for shy people it’s sometimes better to just bump into the person who takes your breath away.
Summer in the can — three B.C. canned wines to try

Summer in the can — three B.C. canned wines to try

Why we love these portable, convenient, single-serve wine options
Everything you need to make a garden with your child this weekend

Everything you need to make a garden with your child this weekend

Squamish CAN offers step-by-step tips for planting a container garden with your kids or grandkids.
Here's how to make Aki's Tea, the award-winning cocktail inspired by a Vancouver restaurant

Here's how to make Aki's Tea, the award-winning cocktail inspired by a Vancouver restaurant

When Takeuchi opened Aki Restaurant he was the first to bring authentic Japanese food to Vancouver.