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Every January brings a slew of advice on slimming down and beating back the holiday bulge. There’s no shortage of good reasons for shedding those surplus pounds, but here are some lesser-known benefits that might provide you with some extra motivation.

When winter hits, it’s tempting to snuggle up indoors with the kids. But cozying up inside is even more rewarding after some outdoor fun with the family. And there’s no shortage of options these days.

Nothing beats biting into a freshly picked, autumn harvest apple.  The same goes for all the other seasonal fruits and vegetables. Fresh, locally grown fall produce is at its tasty best at this time of year—so indulge!

 

Aging certainly has its challenges. And one of the toughest decisions you’re likely to face has to do with moving into a senior care residence. Here are some tips to help you decide when the time is right and how to make the transition smoothly. Read more.

Summer is here! The kids are finished with school for the year and parents are scrambling to find ways to keep their children occupied. With hours of free time each day, it can be easy for kids to get wrapped up with screen technologies, from smartphones and tablets to video games and TV.

A day at the beach is a perfect summer family activity. To make the day truly enjoyable, bring some of your favourite picnic fare. For beach picnics, where you’ll be basking in the heat and enjoying the water, you’ll want food that is light, refreshing and easy to handle.
We’ve put together these great picnic suggestions for the next time you’re packing up the cooler for the beach: