Can Our Kids Learn Anything From Netflix? May31

Can Our Kids Learn Anything From Netflix?

By Michael Cusden Raising one kid is challenging. Raising two, well it doubles the fun. We have two boys who are six and three. But the three years between them can be much closer or much further depending on the situation. Sometimes our youngest acts older to move towards his brother, sometimes our …read more Source: Like A...

A Sneak Peek of The Baby Room With Munchkin May31

A Sneak Peek of The Baby Room With Munchkin

By Katie Rose After a Rough weekend of our baby girl doing some big painful movements, I think it’s safe to say that she is in position to …read more Source: Wild...

Anti-TTP Movement May31

Anti-TTP Movement

By Charles Spurr Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade …read more Source: Halifax Media...

The Packing List #12 – May 29, 2016 – Potato chip travel planner

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! I made it back successfully from my week away, and managed to sleep in (according to London time), so I got to do a quick review of …read more Source: Bite Sized...

Can eating chocolate reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes?

By Diana A recent study in the British Journal of Nutrition reportedly showed that regular consumption of chocolate could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Naturally, I wondered if that was really what the study showed. Looking at the study, there were a few things that stood …read more Source: Bite My...

In court today May30

In court today

By Parker Sydney lawyer TJ McKeough will be in court Monday, pursuing a Charter challenge on behalf of one of the 27 men charged in last summer’s controversial prostitution sting. I’ll be in court as well, hoping to live-tweet the hearing. Last August and September, female police officers posing as sex workers lured …read more Source: The...

Kids are safer outdoors May29

Kids are safer outdoors

By Parker In response to Friday’s post lamenting the overregulation of childhood play, Monika Dutt, Medical Officer of Health for Cape Breton, Antigonish, and Guysborough, points to a Participaction report, The Biggest Risk is Keeping Children Indoors, and highlights three main points: The odds of total stranger abduction are about …read more Source: The...

Parks Canada video makes the case for a moose cull May29

Parks Canada video makes the case for a moose cull

By Parker Parks Canada released a video yesterday explaining how the extreme overpopulation of moose in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park threatens the area’s boreal forest—a region of spruce, fir, tamarack, and yellow birch that covers much of northern Canada, but only a shrinking portion of the Cape …read more Source: The...

How news coverage of rare events distorts childrearing May29

How news coverage of rare events distorts childrearing

By Parker Yesterday, I saddled up a favourite hobby horse, the unintended and harmful impact of overprotecting children, a policy increasingly enforced by child protection workers and police. An interesting response from longtime Contrarian reader Tim Segulin points out the perverse dynamic by which …read more Source: The...

BBQ Season Wines! May28

BBQ Season Wines!

By darmyers Every year about this time I do a wine blog on some of my favorite wine pairings with BBQ food. I BBQ all year long, and people at work call me the ‘Queen of the BBQ Grill’, as I even BBQ at least twice per week throughout the winter. …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Shaved Asparagus & Chickpea Salad May28

Shaved Asparagus & Chickpea Salad

By beth dunham Fresh local asparagus tossed with lemon, olive oil, and crunchy roasted chickpeas, so simple it almost feels silly to write a recipe for this salad, but it’s just too good not to share. I bought way too much asparagus at the farmers market last weekend, but who could resist ‘just picked …read more Source: Beth...

How to make children truly unsafe May27

How to make children truly unsafe

By Parker The best thing about this CBC story, which plumbs the perils of being kind to strange children, is the photo of Jane Kansas and Bill Wood. The worst is the evil practice it exposes: conditioning children to be fearful of everyone and everything; conditioning grownups not to engage children …read more Source: The...

Feminine Touches with Seraphine May27

Feminine Touches with Seraphine

By Katie Rose <img src="http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-36.jpg" alt="Wild Rosebud is a Seraphine Maternity Skirt perfect for date night" width="2000" height="1333" srcset="http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-36.jpg 2000w, http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-36-300×200.jpg 300w, http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-36-768×512.jpg 768w, http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-36-1024×682.jpg …read more Source: Wild...

Late Spring in Seattle: A Rainy Day at Pike Place May27

Late Spring in Seattle: A Rainy Day at Pike Place

By thetrendytechie Seattle is my favourite city. It’s the perfect blend of west coast chill and big-city bustle, and, while I love working on Microsoft’s Redmond campus, I relish the free time I have to explore on my own. On my most recent trip I spent a rainy day sightseeing Seattle’s Pike …read more Source: Trendy...

Follow Friday: Local Food Week #LoveONTfood

By Diana Local Food Week is coming up June 6-12th. I wanted to do something special to celebrate on the blog. After thinking about it I decided that I would take the week to feature stories from people working in various aspects of local food. As a Nova Scotian living …read more Source: Bite My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, By Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) May26

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, By Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday)

Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update for the Week of May 19th – May 26th 2016(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats Total MarketNew Listings: 355 (414, 452, 500, 388) *707Sold: 148 (160, 174, 160, 151) *186Sale To Listing Ratio: 42% (39%, 39%, 32%, 39%) *26%Price Changes: 245 …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

A Fitness Addict’s Confession With Boob Design May26

A Fitness Addict’s Confession With Boob Design

By Katie Rose <img src="http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-42.jpg" alt="Wild Rosebuds in Maternity Exercise clothes from Boob Design" width="2000" height="1333" srcset="http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-42.jpg 2000w, http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-42-300×200.jpg 300w, http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-42-768×512.jpg 768w, http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-42-1024×682.jpg 1024w, http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/boob-42-600×400.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: …read more Source: Wild...

The Media Co-op is Hiring A Summer Student! May26

The Media Co-op is Hiring A Summer Student!

By roddy.doucet COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR: SUMMER 2016 The …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Seven Summer Shoe Staples May25

Seven Summer Shoe Staples

By thetrendytechie I often get asked about my shoes, so I’ve put together this little catalog of my seven favourite pairs for summer occasions. 1. The All-Day Sandals Comfy sandals you can wear all weekend, whether you’re lounging in your backyard or exploring the streets of a new city. My favourite pair are from …read more Source: Trendy...

Grocery Store Lessons: Liberte Baby Yoghurt

By Diana Baby yoghurt isn’t a new product. I had thought about blogging about it a while ago and then forgot and then thought that it had been discontinued. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case. File this one under ridiculous unnecessary products that you never need to buy. There is no reason that a …read more Source: Bite My...