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Michael Moore's hope in the Trump era; The Wife’s...
Step to rear; mind gaps; hang on tight
Your numerology cycles September 16–30
Black paint on a blackboard
Doomed to repeat it? Indelible history
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories...
Opening and closing VIFF films announced along with a high...
Dear Larry Gold, all I want for Christmas is my daughter to be pain free
Dear BC Children’s Hospital President Larry Gold, This time of year most children are writing their lists to Santa, asking for bikes, iPads, a new doll. This year, my daughter is writing to...
Dec 17th, 2010
How to stay sane this Christmas
Did this holiday season sneak up on you? For me, it was just September, and as I talked with someone about how fast time seemed to be flying, I remember saying, “Christmas will be here in about 15...
Dec 14th, 2010
The Green Mama's Guide to Greening Christmas (and any other Winter Holiday)
The Green Mama shows you how to celebrate more, spend less, and all around green your holiday.
Manda Aufochs Gillespie
Dec 9th, 2010
Evolving beyond 12 Steps
Is there anyone today who doesn’t know someone involved in a 12-Step program? There are 12-Step programs for almost everything we can think of -- alcohol and drug dependency, gambling, eating...
Nov 9th, 2010
Campbell's expensive autism center is money misspent, advocates say
In the weeks leading up to the premier's resignation, the Ministry of Health and Education was urgently fast-tracking construction on a 20 million dollar building for children with autism spectrum...
Nov 4th, 2010
Move over marriage and childbirth. Winning a fight comes first.
With twenty-four hours to go before the bit competition, I’d become an obsessive slave to the scales. I was teetering so close to my target weight that after every sip, munch or crunch of drink or...
Nov 8th, 2010
In Love With the Mystery
Nov 3rd, 2010
The most extreme way to banish cellulite
After a recent sparring session, I gawked at the knotty, tangled mess that had once counted as a hair ‘style’ and reluctantly acknowledged that the luxury of looking good has been sadly absent from...
Oct 20th, 2010
When training for combat sport means losing pounds, Thanksgiving may be toughest battle
Cutting weight is never easy, especially when faced with temptations. Of which nothing is more teasingly tantalizing that a slice of home-cooked pumpkin pie. It takes all the willpower in the world...
Oct 11th, 2010
How to REALLY green your child's classroom in five easy steps
There is a lot of talk about going green, but many schools haven't caught up. Kids our most vulnerable and they spend 1/3 of their days in schools, many that are making them sick. What can you REALLY
Manda Aufochs Gillespie
Oct 4th, 2010