Summer Fun

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If You Live in the Beaches, Don't Complain About the Noise

While one can be sympathetic with Kate Wise's desire to live quietly and peacefully in her condo on the boardwalk off Toronto's Woodbine beach, it's also puzzling why she chose to live where it was obvious people would gather in summer. Just as we can talk about the weather without having the power to change it, so people will continue coming to the beaches regardless those who want solitude. That's just the way it is.

School Is Out... Now What?

Even the smallest connected moments are the seeds by which everything else grows. Rethinking the way we interact with our kids as they grow older is both exciting and a challenge, so work in small blocks of time with manageable goals.