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Whether you like it or not, giving birth exposes you to a myriad of tips and a mountain of advice courtesy of your fellow parents. From breastfeeding to sleep habits and everything in between, it seems everyone is an expert when it comes to surviving those postpartum days. I found myself on the r...

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The hotly-contested topic of work-life balance continues to fascinate me, in part because I’m likely one of the few out there who thinks IT IS POSSIBLE.  I speak from experience and over the last decade or so have discussed the topic with various newsmakers (see video interviews below) to learn abou...

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In the height of our beautiful fall weather, I suggested to my husband that we spend a Saturday afternoon apple picking with our daughter at a nearby orchard. His telltale groan suggested he’d rather do anything other than pick apples with a few hundred people. When I finally relented, he asked me a...

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Having a newborn is tough; there are no two ways about it. It’s a life-altering adjustment that you can’t fully prepare for beforehand and the feeling of being overwhelmed is almost constant. At one point or another, we all felt driven to our wits end by the demands of having someone rely on us 24/7...
5 important points to consider when purchasing life insurance

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The decision to purchase life insurance could be the single most important choice you make with regard to your financial security. The peace of mind that comes from knowing that your needs will be taken care of throughout the duration of your life is priceless, and being able to leave something behi...
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A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) gives anyone the opportunity to help a child attend post-secondary education.  Here are the top 5 ways of how the RESP program best benefits a child. Contributions from the Government To assist in savings for a child’s education, the Government of Cana...
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How many extra calories do you really need while breastfeeding? Knowing how to nourish yourself while breastfeeding is important for both mother and baby. WhereParentTalk.com's Andrea Howick gets some key tips from Dietitian Jacquie Demers. Learn more about breastfeeding in the DVD Bringing Baby Hom...
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Fall is a great time to explore the fruits and vegetable aisles at the grocery store or farmers market; so many varieties of squashes and colourful root vegetables await discovery.  Not to mention the cooler days mean the perfect opportunity to add Fall veggies to soups, stews, slow cookers and roas...
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By @Deb_Lowther Feeding kids can be a game of hide and seek or hit and miss. Some foods are an instant hit and easy to get kids to eat while others you have to hide or sneak into a sauce.  Teaching kids young about nutrition won't solve the green vegetable debate with your toddler, but it will he...