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Stretch Out in the Shade & Read

When my husband is deployed, my parents like to step in and help. However, since they live in Ontario, we have to be creative on what that help looks like. One thing that works...

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 we realize the truth of this message, we can begin...

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 and preschoolers. Retired teachers and administrators donate time to sort,...

Learn Something New

Learn about writing, cooking, wellness, sports, business, relationships and more, with each topic taught by an expert. Through programs like Masterclass and Skillshare, you can access thousands of classes about topics ranging from Animation...

A Recipe to Nourish Grandkids

“In a troubled time, the willingness to proceed like you’re needed is a radical act.” – Stephen JenkinsonIf old trees become fertile ground, then it’s grandparents who we need to nourish future generations....

Grandparents & Good Books

One of my children’s favourite things to do when their grandparents come and visit, is to curl up on the couch—or their beds—and read a bedtime story. It’s something I loved doing when I...

Stupid Things I Won’t Do When I Get Old

Not only is that the title of a new book by Steven Petrow and Roseann Foley Henry, but it is also a way to take inventory of life so far and a road map...

P is for 100 Percent

One hundred percent of royalties from P Is for Puffin will be donated to Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) to protect the endangered species that inspired this book. WCN protects endangered wildlife by supporting conservationists...

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