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Lasting Effects of Today's Toys

(1) Comments | Posted July 24, 2013 | 3:32 PM

As parents and child-enthusiasts, do you ever get this feeling like there's this battle between discovering good educational toys against the manufactures that produce pointless items just to make a profit?

Then there's the bigger battle where your child pleads his or her case -- explaining how vital it...

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Turning to Art to Find My Voice

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2013 | 5:00 PM

I recall scanning the class. I was taking mental snap-shots of the various types of blonde hair-colour shades that existed all around me. My teacher's voice suddenly faded as she taught the different values of each coin in the Canadian society. She had blonde hair too.

As I stared...

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Follow Your Nose...To Wellness

(2) Comments | Posted June 2, 2012 | 1:40 PM

Have you ever stepped out of your home and instantly felt this rush through your body from just the smells you've taken in? The smell factor, also known as aromatherapy, is so powerful. It can uplift you on gloomy days, it can pick you up and it can even bring...

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Saluting All Moms

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 2:18 PM

For the most part, I manage to get strawberry jam on my elbow at least five days of the week. Well, that's not entirely true, there are days when it's cream cheese. And every single time, it still surprises me that it's there. Somehow it is so easy for me...

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