parenting

Jon Willing and his son Miles prepare to zip down the hill at Carlington Park in Ottawa. Photo credit Nicole WillingJon Willing and his son Miles prepare to zip down the hill at Carlington Park in Ottawa. Photo credit Nicole Willing

Winter chic

Outdoor family fun has Jon Willing rethinking his cold-weather wardrobe     I might get a second pair of snow pants this winter.  Oh, I’m sorry. Are snow pants uncool? Somewhere around middle school, snow pants became a fashion faux […]

Longer summer days mean Miles Willing can try out more activities. Photo Credit Nicole Willing

Summer squeeze

Getting every last drop out of a fleeting season requires a complex formula There are few reasons why our son’s bedtime would be extended, even in the stretched sunny days of summer. Once the elusive bedtime routine is finally nailed […]

Taking care of business

Parenting plus pandemic means double the work for local business owners Running your own business can be difficult enough, but for many local small business owners who are also juggling parenthood, the pandemic has proved a time of challenges and […]