Entries by Kathy Buckworth from 09/2012

The Dreaded Compliment: "You Look Good For..."

| Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Living

"You look good...for someone who's had four kids...especially since one of those kids is 21." I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that no mom ever wants to hear anything past "you look good." If in fact someone says this to you, you must move away immediately to avoid the unavoidable follow up sentences.

Teaching Your Kids Mobile Manners

| Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Living

According to a new study, 48 per cent of Canadian parents with children aged 11 and over now let their kids carry a cell phone. With a new school year well underway, this presents a new learning challenge for parents: How to teach their kids to use their cellphones appropriately. Not just from a safety perspective but from a "mobile manners" point of view as well.