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Gila Martow, host of “Trending in York Region” on Rogers TV, invited me to be a guest on her show. The topic: personal debt and how it affects us and our relationships. The more I prepared for the interview, the more I realized how deep rooted this topic is and how it branches out in… Read Spender or Saver? – what this reveals about you…
As a child, I remember belting out the lyrics from Alice Cooper’s School’s Out Forever – “no more pencils, no more books, no more teachers dirty looks” – on the last day of each school year. I haven’t heard those words for a long time, but they come to mind now as I gaze nostalgically… Read School’s Out Forever
Article in Parents Canada about transitioning from couple to parents Read How to bridge the transition from couple to parents
Guest article. It’s every family’s nightmare – the place you consider the safest spot to be – your home – is violated by intruders. Of course, it’s normal to feel anxious and hyper vigilant following such a catastrophic event. It’s also normal to feel unsure about how to comfort and reassure your children that it… Read Tips for Parents: Helping Your Child Cope Following a Traumatic Break-In
Article in Parents Canada about listening Read When kids won’t listen
There are a few times during the year that different religious holidays overlap. For example Passover sometimes overlaps with Easter or Christmas with Channukah. One of the benefits of being a child of an interfaith couple is that there may be no debate about which grandparent’s house to visit for a religious holiday. However, being… Read Raising kids in an interfaith family
This time last week my two children, husband and I were cruising aboard Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas. Prior to our adventure, I’d never pictured myself as a sailor. I worried about motion sickness and feeling lost adrift a gigantic vessel on a seemingly infinite sea. I could barely watch Life of Pi or… Read Cruise vacations with kids
Article in Parents Canada about kids’ personal hygiene Read How do I instill the importance of personal hygiene?