Family Day & Downton Abbey Season 3 Finale

It's Family Day here in Ontario, Canada. Some of you have it off as a government/ bank holiday, some do not. I think it should be country-wide. I don't have anything planned for Family Day this year, except to play some board or card games. Monopoly, Scrabble, UNO, dominos?Season finale of Downton Abbey, season 3 was great....more

Family Day: The Family that Eats Together Stays off Drugs

Uninspired I'm not inspired to write at this moment. I and my two spirited monkeys a.k.a Darling Boys just returned from a trip to Texas to visit my family....more

The value of family dinners and giving our children presence

What if there was one thing you could do to lessen the likelihood that your child would get involved with smoking, drinking or doing drugs; lessen his/her chance of developing obesity; and help him/her do better in school? What if that thing was as simple as having regular family dinners together? ...more

I have fond memories of my 2 brothers and I sitting around the table as close to nightly as ...more