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Two Lessons Every New Parent Should Know

If you’re reading this as a future parent, welcome to a world of other people’s advice. Some you’ll find works, some doesn’t. When we were expecting, I would often get advice from people who had never actually had kids, but seemed to (think they) knew a lot. This brings me quickly to my first lesson.   1. Find what works for you and do that.  Every family dynamic is different. Every child is different, and everyone has their own styles of parenting.  ...

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A Dad’s Guide to Summer Essentials

Even though it’s scorching inside and you’d rather be soaking your feet in a bucket of icy water, you need to take your family outside. Sure they don’t like the heat, the sun, or the activities that you planned, but you need to do something with them. You’d better be  ...

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Why I’m Celebrating Canada Day

I came to Vancouver, BC from England in 2013 with my Canadian wife, who I met in London and we haven’t looked back. I’d visited beautiful British Columbia as home-port in my days working on cruise ships, but never dreamed that I’d call it home. One of the most incredible, and  ...

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Read The North This Canada Day

Sponsored Oh, Canada. You really are a beautiful place of talented entrepreneurs, anecdotes of your founders and the trading travelers, glorious mountains ripe for the climbing, and coasts that inspire even the faintest of imaginations. For some reason, perhaps because you want to keep them all  ...

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