Grandparenting

Q&A: Dr. Allison Rees

Dr. Allison Rees has been a fixture on the Parent Education circuit since the early 90s, speaking to tens of thousands of parents and...

A Grandparent’s Q&A

Questions for My Grandmother/Grandfather (Insight Editions) poses 150 engaging questions—some silly, some serious, all genuine—to encourage grandkids of all ages to approach conversations with...

Body

ACTIVE Aging, Not Anti-aging

Active Aging Canada strives to promote a society where all adult and older adult Canadians are leading active lifestyles that contribute to their overall...

The Wellness App

Make your own health and wellness plan with The Fountain of Health’s Wellness App. The Wellness App helps you to set and meet small, doable...

Food

Summer Farmers’ Markets

With summer just around the corner, it’s not too early to start thinking about Farmers’ Markets. Make a day of it with your grandkids;...

Easy as Pie

One of the first cooking skills that I ever learned was how to make pastry and bake apple pie. My parents are both great...

Tech

Five Photo Sharing Apps for Families

Keepy Ever wondered if there was a way to keep up on and see your grandkids’ artwork, photos and schoolwork? Well wonder no more....

Shutterbug

On a recent sunny June afternoon I accompanied my daughter and her family to a local swimming hole on the Puntledge River. The weather...

Mind

Growing (B)older

Aging brings strength. That’s the message in The End of Old Age: Living a Longer More Purposeful Life by geriatric psychologist Dr. Marc Agronin.“When...

The “1000 X 5” Children’s Book Recycling Project

Families at most elementary schools in Victoria, Saanich, and Sooke School districts and seven independent schools can donate gently used picture books for babies...

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Simple Pleasures

I recently baked a birthday cake with my four-year-old grandson, and after we had iced it, I offered one of the beaters to him....

Make the Most of Mealtimes

If you have ever watched babies eating their first foods, it’s clear that eating is about more than just nutrition. It is about smelling,...

Grandparents these Days

Not only are grandparents keeping up with their grandchildren these days, they’re often setting the pace.Hike up Mt. Finlayson, grandkids in tow?No problem.Cycle the...