Family, Friends & Pets

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If your pet is piling on too many pounds, we’ve got some tips and tricks to help Is your beloved pet a little, well, portly? If so, you’re not alone. A recent »

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If you’re looking to bring a new dog or cat into the household, here are the numbers you’ll need to factor in   Initial costs All new pets require some basic necessities »

Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

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What do to when someone’s allergic to the family pet It can come as a shock when you learn that somebody in your family is allergic to the family pet – especially »

Here Come the Bugs of Summer

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Now that summer is here, the bugs are back and for some grandchildren, bugs bring terror. My grandchildren are all afraid of spiders. Not monsters, ghosts or bears, just spiders. I wish »

The Dog Days of Summer

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Summer means barbecues, fireworks, family vacations and trips to the cottage, but for our pets it can also be a season fraught with troubles and trauma “Summer is a beautiful season for »

10 Simple Ideas For One, Multi-Generational Home

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Most of us start life depending on our parents to take care of us. But as they age, chances are the roles will reverse. Luckily many simple, quick, affordable – and even stylish and savvy – updates can make homes safer and more enjoyable for you, your family and your parents. »

Setting Grand-Sitting Rules

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Not today, dear. I have a headache. Jane of Edmonton is over the moon about her new grand-daughter and is happy to help with caring for the baby to give her daughter »