Winter Break

Coping With Holiday Nostalgia

Erin Silver | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Parents
Erin Silver

This place, this home, is especially special. It's where my oldest son first crawled. It's where my youngest first hiked a mountain. It's where they learned to swim and catch fly balls. We cry every time we have to leave. Then the countdown to next year's trip begins, first with months, then weeks, days, and now hours.

Top 5 March Hot Spots for Canadian Travellers

Cheapflights | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Travel

Just as winter rolls into its third month and students have had their fill of homework and study hall, March arrives. It's a fun travel month as Canad...

Isn't It Time To Go Back To School?

Sara Winter | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Living
Sara Winter

Many kids on the autism spectrum find it difficult to navigate the unstructured nature of the holidays, while at the same time they don't seem to get enough recreational or creative opportunity. Here are a few ideas that just may shake things up a little, and keep us all from experiencing the post-holiday crash.

Help! My Teenager Won't Get Up Before 3 p.m.!

Ken Rabow | Posted 02.21.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

A teenage client of mine calls it "the cereal effect." The less he would do during the summer, the more soggy his brain became. The more he engaged in stimulating summer activities, the more "crisp" his brain was when he hit the school season.