Entries by Sarah Kelsey from 09/2011

School Lunches: Add Some International Treats To The Lunchbox

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada Living

Looking to inject a little spice into your kids' boring lunchboxes, but worried they'll turn up their noses and it will come home uneaten? Your chi...

School Lunches: Is Your Child A Victim Of Lunchbox Bullying?

Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada Living

Your child opens up his lunchbox and takes out the food you so lovingly pulled together that morning. It's chana masala or falafel or pork buns or kim...

7 Steps For Dealing With Divorce

| Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada Living

When my marriage fell apart about a year ago, I knew there were only two ways to cope: I could be super melodramatic about how unfair life was or I could do something I'd never done before -- I could let my relationship epically fall apart as honestly and gracefully as possible.

Chocolate's Health Benefits: Why It Isn't A Foolproof Cure

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada Living

For the millions of people who count it among their major food groups, recent research suggesting chocolate is good for our health sounds like a beaut...

Texting Your Kids: Is It A Good Way To Communicate With Them?

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada Living

For many Canadian teens and pre-teens, texting is the choice mode of communication. While their parents may still be making phone calls and (gasp!) tr...

Kids And Reading: Bad News In The Battle Of Facebook vs. Shakespeare

Posted 09.02.2011 | Canada Living

Most of us of a 'certain age' spent our high school days drowning in complicated words from authors like William Shakespeare, Mark Twain and J.D. Sali...

Mr. Fertility vs. Mr. Right: Women 'Settling' For Partners Based On Baby-Making Potential, Study Claims

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

Forget Mr. Right -- women these days are simply looking for Mr. Fertile. That's according to a team of British researchers, who claim an increasing nu...

Men Won't Talk About Their Feelings Because They Don't See The Point, Study Says

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

There's a reason your man never gives more than a blank stare when the conversation between you gets serious, and it's not because he's afraid to talk...

Water Waste: Women Use Enormous Amounts Of Water Yearly To Shave Their Legs

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Style

According to recent research out of Britain, women can waste up to 50 billion litres of water a year shaving their legs. That's around 30 litres of wa...

Do Women Love Their Dogs More Than Men?

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

He doesn't talk back. He doesn't interrupt. And he's always up for a cuddle. Your dog is clearly an attentive partner, certainly beating out the cat (...

Breathing Tips For New Runners

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

When taking up running, newbie runners often have a number of concerns: discovering the ideal pace, finding the best shoes, choosing a pre-run snack, ...

Funny Movies Are Good For Your Heart Health

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

What movies are in your Netflix queue? Are you more of a Hangover kind of person, or would you rather watch a war movie? If you had the choice between...

Engagement Rings: Should A Man Spend More Than $2,000 On Bling?

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

What price would you put on true love? Apparently it's not worth as much these days: Recent surveys have shown guys are now spending far less money on...

TIFF Celeb Fashion: A Look Back At Red-Carpet Style At The Toronto Film Festival

Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada Living

The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) officially kicks off September 8, which means we're preparing to deliver all of the hot red-carpet...

TIFF 2011 Party Guide: The Toronto International Film Festival's Hottest Events

Posted 09.08.2011 | Canada Living

They're often spotted at swank restaurants and sometimes shopping spots like Holts. And of course, there are the movie premieres, like those happening...

Baby Fever: Does The Biological Clock Exist?

Posted 09.13.2011 | Canada Living

Do you go gaga for tiny onesies? First in line to hold the newborn that someone just brought into the office? Can't stop watching reruns of Kate Plus ...

Sick? Stay Home! Ill Workers Cost Billions in Productivity

Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada Living

You wake with a case of the sniffles, achey bones and a scratchy throat on those crucial few days before a big project at work is due. What do you do?...

Going Green: The 10 Most Toxic Things You Used This Morning

Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada Living

Ever thought about how many chemicals you sprayed, slathered, swallowed or sniffed even before you left the house this morning? Lisa Borden, marketer ...

How To Have A Healthy Mother-Son Relationship

Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada Living

Do you suspect you might be raising a mama's boy? If your son prefers cuddles to cowboys and baking to baseball, it's not necessarily a bad thing. Rec...

Dress Your Best: Tips To Up Your Fashion Ante This Fall From Expert Colleen Uncao

Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada Living

How we dress says a lot about who we are and how we want to be perceived by those around us. It's often wise to invest a little time in putting your b...

Get Healthy: 7 Tests And Essentials To Optimize Your Well-Being

Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada Living

With chronic illness being linked more and more to diet, lifestyle and environmental factors, now is the time to reevaluate your current healthcare pl...

Working Moms: Tips To Balance Family, Career And Sanity From Mommyish Editor Shawna Cohen

Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada Living

"I don't know how she does it." It's a line every stressed-out, guilt-ridden working mom has caught herself saying when she encounters a perfectly coi...

Yogurt: Not As Healthy As You Think

Posted 09.20.2011 | Huffington Post

Low-fat yogurt can be a lifesaver for those who want to eat healthier: it's low in calories, contains probiotics and calcium and has a rich, creamy ta...

Confidence vs. Being Right: What Really Helps You Get Ahead

Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada Living

When it comes to getting ahead in life, what really matters: being confident or being right? Researchers from both the University of Edinburgh an...

More Students Are Taking Advantage Of On-Campus Food Banks

Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada Living

Hefty tuition, a youth job shortage and rising food prices means more college and university students are going to class on an empty stomach. Twen...