Tips on Living with Step Parents

  Families come in all different shapes and sizes. Some families have one dad and one mom, some have one or the other, and some have various combinations of moms and dads, and, even still, some families have step parents. Every family is different from the outside looking in, but all families have at…

Wearable Tech: What’s the Hottest Trend?

  102.4 million wearable devices were sold in 2016, a 25% increase over the year before.  As consumers start to adapt to wearable devices, there will be an increase in the range of devices available to consumers.  Smartwatches are among the most popular options in wearable tech. The wearable tech boom has mainly been…

How to Help Children Express Their Feelings

    Communication is a key factor in any relationship at any stage of life. From communicating through play to communicating in the workplace and with a spouse, properly expressing feelings, hopes, dreams, and daily activities is an ongoing piece to living a happy and fulfilling life. More often than not, communication of feelings…

Rocanville, Saskatchewan

  Rocanville is a community in Saskatchewan, Canada, and home to the largest oil can in the world. It is home of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan potash mine which recently announced a $1.6 billion expansion. Rocanville is also the home of the Symons Oiler factory which produced over 1 million oil cans during…

How to Have Fun at Work While Staying Productive

  It can sometimes be hard to enjoy being at work.  Depending on your workplace, and the work environment, work never feels like anything except just working.  However, it is important to enjoy the place where you spend most of your day, especially as it seems to be harder to get away from work…

The Importance of Spending Quality Time with Family

  We feel most comfortable when around our family, yet it is more often than not that our family members fall to the bottom of the daily checklist. Allowing family members to be swept under the rug is not only hurtful to their feelings and needs, but this negligence impacts self-development as well. Studies…

Allan, Saskatchewan

  Allan was incorporated as a village on June 9, 1910 though the first homesteaders first started arriving in 1903. It was incorporated as a town in 1965. Allan has a population of 648 and is located in west central Saskatchewan.  Jared Cowan formerly of the Toronto Maple Leafs hails from Allan and is…

7 Reasons You Should Start the Day with Exercise

  It’s tough to make ourselves exercise at the end of the work day, when all we want is to go home and rest.  But there is an alternative solution: exercise in the morning before work!  It can be tempting to completely disregard working out in the morning as too difficult to even contemplate,…

Chicken Burrito Bowl

  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon chili powder 1-pound boneless, skinless chicken strips 2 cups cooked quinoa 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed 1 ripe avocado, diced ¼ cup salsa ¼ cup shredded Monterey…

How to Talk to Young Kids About Sexual Assault and Harassment

  A hot topic in the world today is sexual assault and harassment in the workplace, but these acts are not limited to adults and certain career fields. Though it falls under the same level of comfortability as the dreaded sex talk, teaching children about sexual assault and harassment has become just as necessary….