Family lessons

11 Ways To Motivate Your Kids To Exercise More Often

Motivating kids to do something that’s actually good for them can be a handful; try telling them to eat the green healthy vegetables they so meticulously pick out and put aside. Yea, you know where that one’s headed! Well, it is possible, you’re just going to have to be a tad bit clever with that and you can still manage …

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Screen Time is Killing Our Kids One TV Show at a Time

Screen Time is Killing our kids

Canadian kids don’t play as much as they used to for a lot of reasons, and ParticipACTION’s new national campaign takes on one very real barrier to play—the constant lure of screens. In today’s culture of ‘getting things done’ the screen may seem like an easy solution, but video games, television, computers and smartphones have replaced time spent running, playing …

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Creating #RealDadMoments at the Dad 2.0 Summit

“A Dad Summit?” asked my friend, Paul, “what the heck is that about?” My response, “Paul, it's a whole lot of awesomeness rolled up in a weekend of dads connecting with dads!” 3 Things I learned at the Dad 2.0 Summit Two years ago, working with Dove® Men+Care®, I attended the inaugural Dad 2.0 Summit in Austin, Texas (read the …

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Salvation Army Kettle Kick off event #FillTheKettle

Tomorrow between 11 and 3 my whole family will be joining other local media personalities, musicians, celebrities, politicians and athletes ringing the bells and helping fill the kettle…along with hot chocolate, music, and a ton of Christmas spirit!  Come join us! Christmas Kettle Season kicks off tomorrow! The goal in BC this season is to raise $4 million dollars to support …

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