Family

If you’re at the point in your marriage where you’re considering ending it once and for all, you may already be making decisions based on misconceptions about how divorce works. We asked Laura Paris, an associate with Shulman Law Firm in Toronto, and Sarah Dargatz, a partner at Latitude Family Law in Edmonton, to bust
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Workers are risking their health to fulfill our online orders. And how do we know these packages are virus-free? The lure of my idle browser window is overwhelming. It blinks and beckons me to buy all of the hand-poured candles,  luxury loungewear and leggings that cost more than the average person’s monthly utility bill. But
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Who qualifies and how to apply for COVID-19-related financial support. Given the health recommendations to stay home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and with schools and child care centres closed, many working moms and dads suddenly find themselves stay-at-home parents, without their usual sources of income or ability to work. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has
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There’s a lot on a parent’s to-do list, and playing with your kid doesn’t always make it to the top. But play is important for your kid’s development, and getting down on their level to goof off for a few minutes can actually shave some of the stress off your day. It’s a win-win. We
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In partnership with Royal Roads University  Photo: Stocksy Parenting is a balancing act; add continuing education to an already toppling list of lunch prep, birthday parties and temper tantrums, and it could feel as though the scales have tipped. But as many parents who went back to school know, the time and effort is well
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All those favours from Grandma come at a cost. Louise Soares* knew that childcare options were notoriously scarce in her part of the city. After failing to find a daycare solution that worked for both her toddler and kindergarten-aged kids, she turned to the grandparents. Soares’ parents and in-laws had been helping with the kids
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From breakfast in bed to backwards dinners and flashlight walks, surprise your kids with magical moments they’ll be talking about for weeks. Adding something special to your child’s day doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. Surprise your kids with one of these offbeat activities that your little ones will be talking about for months.
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Illustration: Anoosha Syed 1. Keep all toxic cleaning supplies and other chemical-based products out of reach in top drawers and shelves. 2. Use the back burners and turn the handles of pots and pans inward so that no one can grab them. You can also buy knob covers and stove guards that prevent toddlers from
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