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Why parents should give up trying to produce the perfect kids

Alison Gopnik on the problems with parenting today—and how to embrace messes<p><i>Updated Jan. 30, 2018</i><p>Alison Gopnik’s 2016 book, <i>The Gardener and the</i> …

Chutney and relish: The add-ins that flavor a lifetime

One of the best things about coming home after school in southern India was the array of amazing snacks my mother made for me on different days: green chutney and tomato chutney tea sandwiches; crudités of seasonal vegetables with a tangy yogurt dip; a crunchy salad with fried goodies, potatoes and …

From Sangria to Smoothies: 8 Refreshing Summer Drinks

Beat the heat and quench your thirst with these fun summer drinks. Whether you're craving a fruity sangria, a creamy mudslide or a healthy smoothie, you'll be spoiling yourself with these sweet sips all summer long. Cheers!<p><b>1. Sparkling White Sangria</b><p>Fruit and fizz make a wonderful warm weather …

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If you’re looking for a VPN solution but don’t want to pay monthly, check out the offer on a Lifetime Subscription to Hotspot Shield Elite VPN, …

7 Reasons You Need to Eat More Eggs

Eggs aren't just delicious—they can also boost your mood, nourish your gray matter, and even guard against cancer<p>Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But when Wake …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

How a simple credit error can ruin your home-owning dream

Imagine the anxiety of watching your credit score unexpectedly plummet after spending your entire adult life maintaining good credit.<p>Now suppose this credit decline blocks you from getting a mortgage on the house you planned to buy.<p>That's precisely what happened to yours truly, and it happens to …

The science is in: God is the answer

Research shows kids raised with spirituality are happier and healthier in the vulnerable teen years. Why aren’t we all signing up?<p>Eighteen years ago, …

12 Healthy Muffin Recipes

Lemon-Raspberry Muffins<p>Shake things up with lemon zest and frozen raspberries. Perfect for an on-the-go meal or snack.<p>Banana-Bran Muffins<p>The perfect …

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What the heck should I do with my RRSP this year?

<i>This is the Globe's Carrick on Money personal finance newsletter. Sign up to get it by e-mail on Wednesday and Friday.</i><p>A basic rule of investing success is to make regular, automatic contributions to your retirement account every time you get paid. What, you didn't get that memo? Then let's hear …

Best wine-pairings for Girl Scout Cookies

Jessica Norris, wine director at New York City's Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, worked with Vivino to develop 12 wine-pairings for Girl Scout …

Police officer’s death follows disturbing pattern

Within minutes of shooting a police officer to death, Joseph Raymond Papatie took to Facebook, where he confessed and apologized.<p>"Dsl tout le monde menvo asteur j'ai tuer un police," ungrammatical French-language shorthand that translates roughly as: "Sorry everyone, gotta go now, I killed a cop." …

Trump is the embodiment of the worst of America

<i>Gerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, a former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC's</i> Power & Politics<i>.</i><p>Way back during the Great Depression, an American writer named Sinclair Lewis wrote a novel about the fragility of democracy in the United States and how easily the country could end …

Are managers entitled to overtime?

THE QUESTION<p>I turned down a job offer recently because the company owner insisted that "managers" on salary are not entitled to overtime pay. She would provide time off in lieu, but only if the district was performing to her satisfaction.<p>I thought this sounded fishy and possibly in conflict with …

Middle-class tax-cut benefit trumps loss in TFSA room

There has been plenty of debate recently about the reduction in tax-free saving account (TFSA) contribution limits and whether that wipes out or even outweighs the benefit of the middle-class tax cut. Relax, TFSA fans: Such an assertion is simply not true.<p>A middle-class tax cut is worth about $330 …

Three top stock picks from Donville Kent’s Jason Donville

<i>Jason Donville is president and CEO of Donville Kent Asset Management. His focus is growth stocks.</i><p><b>Top Picks:</b><p><b>Concordia Healthcare (CXR.TO)</b><p>Toronto based CXR trades on five times 2016 cash earnings and 1.1 times P/Book value. While the company is a bit over-levered, its cash flows are strong and debt …

Three top stock picks from ScotiaWealth’s Elliott Fishman

<i>Elliott Fishman is director, U.S. and international equity trading, Trading Services Group, ScotiaWealth. His focus is technical analysis.</i><p><b>Top Picks:</b><p><b>Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O)</b><p>My favourite kind of technical look. Down from $150 this year to yesterday's closing price of $65.76 – completely oversold! I …

Do I have enough saved to 'semi retire' when I turn 54?

<b>Question from Greg, 52, of Calgary:</b> I earn approximately $100,000 a year. My partner earns $75,000 and is 44. We have about $800,000 in various retirement investments including our defined contribution pension plans from work. (Approximately $550,000 is in “other investments,” with $250,000 in our …

Carrick best reads: Hey millennials, buy the latte, skip the house

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Memo to millennials: Buy the latte, skip the house</b><br>A millennial entrepreneur's strong, smart advice to young people about money.<p><b>Help for parents teaching kids</b> …

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How McDonald's and Wal-Mart are losing their grip

Once feared for their global dominance, several U.S. corporate giants are struggling. Can they fix things without breaking the business?<p>The pinnacle …

How To Help Your Child Establish Credit

When Sara, 21, applied for a bank job, she didn’t realize her credit report would be part of the interview process. (She prefers Next Avenue not include her last name.) But the bank checked the credit histories of potential hires and asked her to explain why hers was so poor.<p>As a college freshman, …

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Carrick best reads: This is when mortgage rates will rise

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>This is when mortgage rates will rise</b><br>After reading the latest comments on the economy from the Bank of Canada, a mortgage broker writes here about his view that …

Stop talking about bacon. Let’s have a real conversation about colon cancer

<i>Amy Elmaleh is the executive director and co-founder of Colon Cancer Canada.</i><p>My Facebook feed is currently filled with pictures of crispy sizzling bacon – draped over burgers and piled high next to pancakes and scrambled eggs.<p>It's all part of the foodie backlash against the announcement by the World …

The Best Breakfasts for Every Back to School Occasion

Getting back into the school routine doesn’t have to mean returning to a breakfast rut. You’ve got your weeknight meal routine on lockdown and nobody can rival your portable lunches. Now it’s time to up your morning game. We’ve put together a list of our favorite breakfasts for every occasion and …

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Ten ways to improve your morning routine

If the sound of your morning alarm is worse to you than nails on a chalkboard, and if the thought of sunbeams through your window is cringe-inducing, this article's for you.<p>Just because you're not a morning person doesn't mean you can't create a morning routine that would make early birds sing with …

16 Protein-Packed Breakfasts for a Happier AM

Sunday evening we all have the best intentions. We’ve written out a menu, we’ve done the grocery shopping and we are set for the healthiest week of breakfasts yet. Then Monday morning rolls around and our best intentions get left in the kitchen along with our breakfast.<p>Even though we know breakfast …

Canadian dollar whacked by ‘semi-historic’ Chinese devaluation

'Semi-historic'<p>China’s “semi-historic” devaluation is rippling across financial markets today, taking the Canadian dollar down with it, among others.<p>Other commodity-linked currencies, like the Australian and New Zealand dollars, are also being hit, even moreso than the loonie as the U.S. greenback …

Some minorities more likely to see heart health deteriorate: study

It is widely known that rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure are on the rise. But a new Canadian study shows that certain ethnic groups – specifically, South Asian men and black men and women – get these chronic health problems more often than the rest of the population.<p>The …