Today I would like to give you, my lovely readers, just four (out of thousands) of embarrassing moments my children can never take back; reminding you that you are certainly not alone in this thing we call parenthood.
— Sophie and I were in a public restroom at the beach recently. After she relieved herself, I told her to stand to the side so I could sit down to do my business. READ
Q: Can you help us decide on a strategy for giving our child the best possible education? Our daughter is ready to start school, and we want to get her moving in the right direction. READ
There’s nothing like the sound of a metal horseshoe chiming as it snags a stake and whirls down into the sand, said Myrna Kissick of Innisfail. “It’s a beauty, that,” she said, going into detail about the best position to strike a “ringer” from the horseshoe pits in town which are located near the Innisfail hospital off of 42nd Street. READ
Question: I recently discovered my preschooler playing “doctor” with a neighborhood friend. I’ve always thought this kind of thing was innocent and normal in very young kids, but when I found my own child involved, I felt uncomfortable and didn’t know what to say. Should I be concerned? READ
An alarming proportion of Ontario teens report that they have texted while behind the wheel of a vehicle, says a survey of Grade 7 to 12 students in the province conducted for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. READ
The largest Ebola outbreak in history is defying the containment efforts of affected countries and international response teams, leading to calls from some quarters to use experimental drugs or vaccines to try to stop the deadly virus. READ