Entries by Silken Laumann from 09/2011

Moderation: The Key to a Fun and Healthy Lifestyle

| Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada Living

Moderation in fitness and eating seems like an unlikely subject for a four-time Olympic athlete. There was nothing moderate about my 15-year training regime, or about my mental approach. But I also believe that many people have forgotten about fun in their search for a toned body.

Back to School Glee

| Posted 09.14.2011 | Parents

New Year for me is marked by the sound of the school bell. As all four of our children leave for school today, I am absolutely thrilled to be back at my desk happily writing away.

Sporting a New 'Do During Terry Fox Week

| Posted 09.22.2011 | Canada Living

A teen girl's 12-inch-long, sandy brown locks were sheared this weekend as part of the Terry Fox Great Canadian Hair "Do". As a parent, I marvel at the courage of young people such as these, and their ability to transcend the real insecurity and self consciousness of the teen years.