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Hey, Colleague: How do I balance my career and being a parent?

Hey, Colleague: How do I balance my career and being a parent?

A recent study discovered that women in the workplace spend as much time taking care of their children as stay-at-home moms in 1975.
Ask Ellie: Acceptance of differences key to lasting friendships

Ask Ellie: Acceptance of differences key to lasting friendships

Even with close friendships, we need generous acceptance of differences, and efforts to better understand them.
Going whitewater rafting in Squamish? Then follow these 6 simple rules

Going whitewater rafting in Squamish? Then follow these 6 simple rules

As companies begin their river season, whitewater rafting guide Will Johnson prepares readers for their journey
Ask Ellie: Ditching friend for a date reveals insecurity

Ask Ellie: Ditching friend for a date reveals insecurity

If friendship plans are broken for something or someone deemed “better,” reconsider the friendship
Opinion: Will the bicycle help us address pressing social issues?

Opinion: Will the bicycle help us address pressing social issues?

The bicycle’s capacity to respond to pressing social issues has inspired both intrigue and optimism, especially in the context of COVID-19.
'Just spectacular': This virtual fitness app brings the views to its participants

'Just spectacular': This virtual fitness app brings the views to its participants

John Cayley-Hall has completed 18 challenges since he joined The Conqueror community — now, he's on his 19th.
Ask Ellie: Keep an eye on neighbour's kids, but don't intrude

Ask Ellie: Keep an eye on neighbour's kids, but don't intrude

If another incident occurs, you will have to speak up, for the children’s sake. For now, just keep a watchful eye.
Ask Ellie: Parents have duty to tell kids uncomfortable truths

Ask Ellie: Parents have duty to tell kids uncomfortable truths

It's a parent's job to help kids face some grim realities with strength and understanding
Ask Ellie: Apology, sobriety, therapy first steps after inappropriate text

Ask Ellie: Apology, sobriety, therapy first steps after inappropriate text

When a partnership involves each other’s children, respecting/protecting/treating them as your own, is essential.
Hey, Colleague: Can you leave your burnout behind?

Hey, Colleague: Can you leave your burnout behind?

We are on a constant quest to optimize life. A higher salary. A bigger house. A faster car. More things. More, more, more.