Attitude

It's Finally Cool For Girls to Geek Out

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Back when I was a kid, it wasn't cool to be uncool. To be called a "nerd" was to elicit scorn and its accompanying exclusion. How the tables have turned and the tides have shifted. There is a new trend towards teaching kids -- girls in particular -- coding skills in a growing number of cities.

The 10 Mom Types That You'll Find at the Park

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Moms at the park playing with their kids are a common sight in most neighborhoods. Not surprisingly then, is it any wonder that there are as many different types of moms at the park as there are days of the week? Read on and you'll find that you'll likely recognize at least a few of these parents at your local playground.

The Surprising Benefits of Living With Cancer

Anne Day | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Living
Anne Day

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as a survivor, I wouldn't go so far as to say I want to celebrate having had breast cancer, but it has made a positive difference in my life.

Suck it Up And Visit Your Aging Relatives

Donald D'Haene | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Living
Donald D'Haene

I can't tell you how many times I have heard people say of their loved ones or acquaintances in nursing homes, "I want to remember her the way she was." I understand the sentiment but it's a cop out.