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Family 4-1-1-: Things to do

Fringekids Fest: Young children can enjoy the magic of Fringe with live performances, music, puppets, costumes, strolling performers, a bouncy castle and lots to make and do. Today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Market Square. More information at victoriafringe.

Pacing, humour are key qualities in a great teacher

When a teacher is great, I spin faster, hold a pose longer or do one more set of core. Even when I don't want to. Especially when I don't want to. We know when we are in the presence of a great teacher.
Parent Rap: Rewarding kids with treats a bad habit

Parent Rap: Rewarding kids with treats a bad habit

L ast week, we heard from a mom worried about her daughter's attitude to food.
Bacteria in ink linked o tattoo infections

Bacteria in ink linked o tattoo infections

In largest outbreak, 19 people got bubbly rashes from 'grey wash' used for shading

Boomers upbeat on aging

10,000 a day will turn 65 over the next 10 years

Young people engage in oral sex, intercourse at same rate: study

A federal study on the sexual behaviour of young Americans released Thursday counters the belief that oral sex is increasing and vaginal sex decreasing among teenagers due to fears of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

Running pains a sign of overuse

Dear Dr. Donohue: I run with a group of 30-to 40-year-olds, and have been doing so on most days of the week. I've done this for two years and feel like I am in better condition than I have ever been.

A zest for theatre

It doesn't seem like Fringe without Intrepid's 'super-organized' operations manager
Larger families making a comeback

Larger families making a comeback

Our population of young children is up for the first time in 50 years

Older workers should play to their strengths

When the Big Bust hit in 2008, several of my friends were sweating the envelope. The envelope held their latest investment statements and they dreaded opening it the way they had once dreaded the post-Christmas Visa bill. Me? I was smug.
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