Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

How to recover deflated investments and plan for a greener future.

Many Canadians have been sideswiped by stock and real estate market declines over the past year. Families concerned about their investment portfolio often approach me for advice in search of a magic formula that will quickly grow their portfolio back to its original value. They often seem trapped like a deer in the headlights, unsure […]

Dogs Help Kids Boost Reading Skills

Now there is one more reason to get a dog for the kids: researchers from UC Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine reveal that Fido can help improve children’s reading ability. This finding was reported on “ABC World News.”


The Chamas Family has manifested their discouragement and disillusionment with the Canadian government with a bold statement of distress. Following the article in the Journal de Montreal of yesterday, April 19, 2011; Mr. Chamas has demanded a full retraction of the false and defamatory statements. The conspiracy of the government in their ongoing campaign upon […]

Family Matters – Helping parents boost self esteem in children

As children mature through adolescence and into adulthood, it’s often difficult for them to feel good about themselves. I think back to when my 17 year old daughter was younger, obsessing over her appearance and how others viewed her. To boost self esteem in our children, we need to work hard at reminding them that […]

Family Affair – The Power of Change

Get your family inspired, involved, and on the right track. Just by making simple, subtle changes in our outlook and approach, we can initiate a world of change. Be Open One of the most beneficial skills that we can develop is the ability to listen. It’s surprising how many difficult family situations can be settled […]

Most creative Peanut Butter Sandwich

Margalit Mermelstein, an eight-year-old student from Raleigh, NC, was named the grand prize winner in the Ninth Annual ‘Jif Most Creative Peanut Butter Sandwich Contest.’ Margalit won a $25,000 college scholarship fund for her entry, Wushu Chicken Tacos, which includes Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, chicken, asparagus and squash, wrapped in a tortilla.