Bree Bowes

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The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids

The rhyme says ‘words will never hurt me,’ but when used on children these 9 epithets could cause damage.<p>The fight over the efficacy and cultural …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

How to Raise a Mentally Tough Daughter

According to a performance sports psychology specialist.<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with Chevrolet’s GoalKeepers Project.</i> <i>The Chevrolet</i> …

How to Parent Without Punishing ... and Still Have Well-Behaved Kids

Purchasing the Time-Out Chair and talking about how many times you’ve had to ground your tween/teen almost seem like rites of passage. While it's …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Quinoa Salad Recipes For When You're Feeling Extra Healthy

Eat well AND feel good.<p>Of all the great ways to make quinoa ― the nutritional powerhouse seed that grows plentifully on the other side of the equator ― the quinoa salad is perhaps the most perfect. Yes, we’re saying it’s better than quinoa breakfast hash. And even better than quinoa nachos. Why? …

Healthy Eating

These Six Slow Cooker Dinners Are Perfect When You Have A Busy Day

Just throw it in the slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to dinner!

42 Borderline Genius Ikea Upgrades That Only Look Expensive

Ikea is a blank slate.

Cheap Thrills: Vintage-Style Rugs Under $100

(Image credit: Amazon)<p>Want to know the fastest and most sure-fire way to upgrade the style in your home? You may have guessed it from the title, but …

3 Pelvic Floor Exercises For Postpartum Runners

You’ve heard that a key for postpartum runners to get back core strength and eliminate the chance for any—ahem—leakage is to work those pelvic floor …

Metro Vancouver property on the auction block in new sales strategy

Harcourts Canada, a newcomer to Metro Vancouver’s real estate scene, wants to make housing auctions a common and accepted way of buying and selling …

Real Estate

The Secrets of the Pelvic Floor

If you’ve never had your pelvic floor released, consider hunting down an integrative structural specialist: It’s a weird sensation, for sure, and …

100 Genius Hacks Guaranteed To Make A Parent’s Job Easier

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5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

After childbirth, or as you get older, you may notice that your pelvic floor muscles have weakened.<p>The pelvic muscles support the bladder, bowel, and …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Want Your Kids to Become Financially Secure Adults? Parents of Today's Wealthy Did This, Study Says

Do you believe that today's multimillionaires were born wealthy? Not so--they were taught to become wealthy.<p>What are the odds of a low-to-middle-class kid growing into a successful, wealthy adult? This may come as a surprise to those who believe that most wealthy people were born into money, but …

Anna Victoria's 9-Move HIIT Workout Will Tone Your Entire Body

In this video, Anna Victoria guides you through three different HIIT circuits for the lower body, upper body, and core in just six minutes. Watch as …

Exercise

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

Books

Prenatal Yoga: A Pelvic Floor Sequence for an Easier Labor + Delivery

Most women know they should be strengthening their pelvic floors but lengthening? YES. Try this 10-step practice for strong and supple muscles to …

Yoga

DIY Furniture for Small Spaces That's Flexible & Functional

We love to write about clever, multitasking furniture designs for small spaces, but the downside to a lot of these pieces is that they come with …

7 ways to make extra income when you have a full-time job

The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress impacts Americans' health nationwide.<p>And, as it turns out, the wealthy are also stressed about money — not just those in lower-income households.<p>You can eliminate some of that financial stress by earning extra …

Real Estate

31 fantastic Vancouver date ideas for fall

Fall is an incredibly romantic and beautiful time of year in Vancouver.<p>Now that it’s getting chilly outside, we want to get cozy and intimate – but …

Instagram For Real Estate Agents: 101 Guide, Tips & Tricks

Granola Bar Recipes to Fuel Busy Mornings

Though we’d love to spend every morning feasting on homemade pancakes and soft-scrambled eggs, the reality is that weekdays are usually just too …

Canada Has a Problem With Sky-High Airfares

Travel nearly anywhere in the world, and you’ll find cheap airlines offering no-frills service, from European giant Ryanair Holdings Plc to Peach …