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Show Yourself a Little Love - How to Mindfully Bust Out of a Hyperactive Lifestyle

As the chief director of your family’s universe, you’re the pulse-point of the home. But if that means you’re struggling under the mantle of an unforgiving schedule, now is the time to re-evaluate. Your health depends on it.

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25 Local, Fun and Easy Ways to Date your Mate

Date night is one of those things that - like most couples with small children - we never do enough of. A lot of the time we send the kids off to ‘Camp Grandma’and then sit and watch Netflix. Not a bad way to spend time together sans kids, but not the best way to use a night of freedom. No more! It’s time to spice things up a little. If your date nights are dull, here are 25 ways to get your groove back this Spring.

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Little Ways to Nurture Your Relationship in a Hectic Life

Would you believe that the boring moments in your life could be the key to marital satisfaction? According to therapist and researcher, John Gottman, Ph.D., the key to making your relationship last is to connect over the mundane stuff of life. Gottman provides a practical roadmap on how to do this well in his book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, co-authored with Nan Silver.

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Alberta's Children at Risk During Downturn - 5 Tips to Put Into Practice

As Albertans brace themselves for more tough economic times ahead, many parents are dealing with increased stress and anxiety relating to job security, job loss and family finances. Alongside mounting parental distress, however, come concerns about the mental health and emotional well-being of Alberta’s children.

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