The 10-Day Jump-Start Cleanse!

Change the way you feel in your body in just 10 short days! Stage 1: Days 1 & 2, Preparation Stage 2: Day 3, Transition to the Diet Stage 3: Days 4 & 5, Loosening and Dispersing Stage 4: Days 6 & 7, Elimination and Ingestion Stage 5: Days 8 & 9, Transition and Normalizing

Squirrel Removal

Squirrels choose to nest in attics, roof spaces, in between surfaces, in log stoves, in chimneys, in fireplaces, as well as in different areas which are off the ground. Squirrels can make their nest from things like attic insulation and cardboard, paper, leaves, fabric, vapor barrier and are very opportunistic. Locate entry points: Our trained

The Couple Who Works Out Together, Stays Together

Lance and Michelle Martel’s relationship blossomed out on Lake Ontario (you know it’s love when…) while training for their office dragon boat team in 2002. While their mutual love for sports and physical activity was their cupid, it also brought them closer together and they eventually tied the knot in 2005. Now they are partners

Real Life: Why I Asked For a Divorce

Over two years ago, Jenni Hayman, a computer software trainer in Toronto, separated from her husband. For the 15 years they were married, they experienced sexual incompatibilities, professional frustrations, infidelity, and the birth of two sons. Here, she discusses why she decided to take the plunge and tell her husband that she wanted to end

Holistic Recipe of the Week: Tea for Colds

So I have a cold. It happens to the best of us. I know exactly how I caught it too, and I don’t mean who I caught it from either, as most people usually like to talk about, as if it was actually someone else’s fault that they’re sick. If you ask me, the responsibility

How I Stay Fit: Sarah Treleaven

In addition to getting the scoop on all things related to having a healthy mind and healthy relationships for aol, Toronto-based writer and badminton-enthusiast, Sarah Treleaven also writes about love, life, work and sex for the National Post, Chatelaine magazine and a host of other publications. Q: You’ve taken on the “healthy mind” beat for

Mack = Scrinch? Grooge?

Mack was accused to being a “cranky old Scrooge” the other day, by none other than Ms. Daddy. It’s not that my heart is two sizes too small– oh, wait: that’s the Grinch. Sorry. But there may be a little of him in there too, Ms. Daddy may be thinking. Call me Scrinch. Wait, that’s

Middle-School Life Crisis

I wonder what an astrological or biorhythm expert would say about me this week. It’s been such an emotional week. Regular readers of this space will know that at the beginning of the school year I was filled with doubts about whether I was sending my oldest child, Daddy Junior, age 12, to the right

False Advertising in Dating

David Ng, father of two, was shopping for a kiddie pool when he came across the Wild Waves Water Park. The picture on the box showed a gaggle of six ecstatic young ‘uns gamboling around a sturdy and spacious aquatic jungle gym. Imagine a swimming pool, playground, and basketball hoop all in one: awesome, right?

The Ghost of Dating Past

A few weeks ago I ran into an old girlfriend of mine at a pub in downtown Ann Arbor . She was nestled into a booth with her new man, sipping a martini and socializing with another couple across the table. She caught me as I was walking by; we hugged, exchanged warm greetings, and