Keep The Kids Happy While Travelling Over The Holidays

  We are a family that travels quite often, both in cars and on planes and the Holidays usually have us doing that more often. Christmas consists of travel to visit relatives 2 hours away, and car rides are usually long and ‘boring’ for my kids aged 8 and 11. To be honest, the travel time seems like it doubles for me too – the constant whining, and questions of when we will get there make 2 hours seem like 8! In fact,¬†1 in 5 Canadian parents¬†say one of their…

Is Ed Westwick Guilty Or Being Used?

It seems that rape allegations are popping up everywhere and all over social media in particular. Most recently, actress Krista Cohen has accused Ed Westwick of raping her while she visited his home with her then boyfriend 3 years ago. This accusation in particular has me wondering if this is a cry for real help or if it is just a way of creating some ‘fandom’ for the beautiful actress. Admittedly, Ed Westwick is the epidome of charm and darkness – something about him just screams sexiness. Could be because…

For mature audiences, and some younger ones too- Life 101 with Netflix!

My husband and I like to think that we are creating a very open family when it comes to social issues in our home. We talk freely, discuss and make sure to keep the lines of communication open with our children – this sometimes comes at a cost. A lot of parents and family around us seem to think that sometimes a little less information is good for our children – but we beg to differ. So far, with honesty all we have seen is gratitude and tiny humans doing…