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How parents can help save for their child's post-secondary education

TORONTO – So you just had a baby. Hey, congratulations. While you bask in the glow of parenthood, here’s a scary thought: By the time your baby heads off to college or university, they could be forced to shell out  990 more words

Money

Sigh

This picture is starting to make the rounds on Facebook.  The original picture is a full-body shot of the kid standing in front of his house; I’ve cropped out everything but the relevant information, for what will soon be obvious reasons: 25 more words

Teaching

New Study Questions Religious Kids' Grasp on Reality, but Should It?

The 1999 Star Wars prequel, The Phantom Menace, left many fans of the original trilogy scratching their heads. But as annoying as Jar-Jar Binks was, perhaps the most unsettling part of the movie was how it stripped away the mystery of “The Force.” In the first Star Wars movie (1977), Obi-Wan Kenobi explains: 957 more words

Culture

Your kids are listening

Have you ever tried to talk to your kids and been absolutely, positively sure they weren’t listening to a word you said? Well, you may be mistaken, and I’m going to tell you why. 425 more words

Parenting

The Prodigal Cat Returns

Below are photos of our cat, Boris (female, don’t ask). She left us shortly after Ophelia was born.

Around Christmas 2012 we received a phonecall from a local cat shelter saying that they had been contacted by an elderly gentleman locally who had befriended our cat. 123 more words

Parenting