Adulthood

Give a Busy Mom a Break, And Be A Kid Again

Sylvia Forrest | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Living
Sylvia Forrest

Summer is finally here: Sunday barbecues, family vacations, and half-day Fridays. Everyone loves summer, right? Except every once in a while, you'll run into moms who dread summer -- at least a little. Give a busy and tired mom a break like I did. You'll be surprised at how much fun it can be!

I'm 34 and Refuse to Let Go of My Partying Ways

Heather Magee | Posted 11.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

When I was in high school, I spent an entire summer dissecting the dialogue of Richard Linklater's coming-of-age classic "Dazed and Confused." A few decades later, I caught myself muttering a popular line from the film to colleagues over lunch -- the one that quite arguably kickstarted Matthew McConaughey's career, "I get older, they stay the same age." Unlike McConaughey's character, I wasn't referring to high school girls. I was referring to my network of friends.

Life Lessons From My Twenties

Lisa Jackson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Living
Lisa Jackson

When I was 20, I lived with my parents and didn't even have a driver's license. I've come a long way since then. I've travelled to 20 countries. And I'm still pursuing my dream of becoming a writer. Here are my life lessons from surviving my twenties.

Becoming A Grown Up: Helping Your Child Find Rites Of Passage

The Huffington Post Canada | Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Living

Marc and Craig Kielburger are the co-founders of Free The Children and Me to We, a social enterprise. They are authors of "The World Needs Your Kid: R...

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Motherhood

Jowita Bydlowska | Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada Living
Jowita Bydlowska

I kind of thought that giving birth would automatically turn me into a bouncing, bib-juggling, broccoli-mushing machine who felt self-fulfilled because of motherhood. But it didn't. Having a baby was equivallent to a mini nuclear bomb going off in my mentality.