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Why not try a different parenting approach?

UNFORTUNATELY there is no manual for parenting, much of what is known and what has proven to be successful was discovered through trial and error. It …

A Total-Body Resistance Band Workout You Can Do Anywhere

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Pumping iron is great, but to get the most out of resistance training, sometimes you need to mix it up! Burn a little rubber (and a lot of fat!) with this exercise band workout from Miami-based fitness expert Jessica Smith. All you need is one super-portable, …

Preet Banerjee sold his house and rents. Why he couldn’t be happier

A few months ago, I wrote about my experience of being a homeowner on the outside of the city, looking to move back into the core. Based on a multitude of factors, it seemed that renting was a no-brainer. Fast forward to today and I'm indeed a renter in downtown Toronto.<p>I couldn't be happier.<p>While …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

13 Simple Ways You Can Have More Meaningful Conversations

Too often, a conversation results in wasted time — and nothing productive to show for it. Whether you’ve run into someone at a conference or you have a scheduled call, you can use specific tactics to have a more meaningful conversation. Here are 13 ways to add meaning to your conversations:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Don’t</b> …

Nathan Fielder's 'Not Honest' Text Prank Is Hilarious (PHOTOS)

Nathan Fielder's latest Twitter text prank might just end your relationship.<p>The Canadian comic, whose phone pranks are well-known, asked his …

As Google cracks $900, Apple cracks $430 (the other way)

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Wednesday, May 15, 2013</i>.<p><b>Google on roll</b><br>Google Inc. has much to crow about at its annual software developers gathering in San Francisco today.<p>Not only do new numbers today highlight the popularity of its Android mobile device system, but its stock …

When the boss is in another area code

Libby Cantwell had deep roots in Ottawa, so when she was offered a big promotion two years ago to manage a department with 30 employees in Toronto, she was torn.<p>It was a great career move but, "I also wanted to be near my family and friends and I had purchased a house close to downtown Ottawa with …